When it comes to navigating the Coastal Florida areas for recreational or commercial fishing, nothing beats the utility of waterproof charts. Being tear proof and water resistant, these charts are ideal for exploring the nautical miles off Florida.

Here are two of the best waterproof charts to use in the Florida coastal region. All these charts use information provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Southwest Florida Offshore Fish and Dive Chart 15F: If you are looking to explore the coastal Florida for fishing or just for an adventure with buddies, the Southwest Florida Offshore Fish and Dive Chart is an ideal option. The chart includes offshore coverage also extending from Tampa Bay to Marco Island.

The back side covers the coastal areas of Ft. Myers Beach to Englewood south. The chart is durable and completely waterproof, besides giving all the necessary information with 281 plotted GPS waypoints. Included in the chart are not only the most likely spots to catch your favorite fish but also the details of lights, diving spots, and reefs as well.

Biscayne Bay to Florida Bay Inshore Fishing Chart 33F
: Those looking for Redfish, Bonefish, Snook, Permit or trout can pick this chart which is the latest on offer with details of Florida coast including Biscayne Bay and Florida Bay.

Details of bait outlets, ramps, and dining areas on the waterfront are also included in this durable waterproof chart. You can also find the most likely spots for finding most other fish in this chart.

Anna Maria Sound and Sarasota Bay Large Print Navigation Chart 21E: The chart features a very large, full blown print of Anna Maria Island and Little Sarasota Bay. Reading and preserving this waterproof, giant sized chart is easy. The dynamic colors and look of this chart will make you want to hang it in your room as well!