The results of a rapid survey of the Gulf of Mexico in the winter of 1962 are presented. Variations in the characteristics of the water in several core layers are described. Circulation has been examined on the basis of dynamic computations and G.E.K. measurements. In the eastern Gulf, water enters through Yucatan Strait and leaves through Florida Strait, flowing in an anticyclonic loop that extends well into the Gulf....
Nowlin, W. D., and H. J. McLellan. 1967. "A characterization of the Gulf of Mexico waters in winter." Journal of Marine Research 25, (1). https://elischolar.library.yale.edu/journal_of_marine_research/1084