The sun rises over the Straits of Florida as seen from the cruise ship Carnival Magic.
The early morning sun illuminates clouds over the Gulf of Mexico.
Dawn breaks over the Gulf of Mexico as ships await their turn to enter the Port of Houston just off the coast of Galveston Island.
A different perspective on the sun as it rises over the Gulf of Mexico.
The chemical tanker Okhta Bridge transits Bolivar Roads just off the coast of Galveston, Texas, as the sun rises over the Gulf of Mexico.
A catamaran sailboat is backlit by the late-afternoon sun just off the coast of Key West, Florida.
The sun rises over the Gulf of Mexico, somewhere southeast of New Orleans. (Bonus: Click the photo for a larger view!)
The cruise ship Norwegian Pearl cuts through the Pacific Ocean, somewhere off the west coast of British Columbia between Vancouver Island and Graham Island.