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Study Finds Growing Potential for Toxic Algal Blooms in the Alaskan Arctic

10/27/2021 by US Harbors

Changes in the northern Alaskan Arctic ocean environment have reached a point at which a previously rare phenomenon—widespread blooms of toxic algae—could become more commonplace. These blooms potentially threaten a wide range of marine wildlife and the people who rely on local marine resources for food. That is the conclusion… SEE MORE

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Majority in US Concerned About Climate: AP-NORC/EPIC Poll

10/26/2021 by US Harbors

By Ellen Knickmeyer, Emily Swanson and Nathan Ellgren. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden heads to a vital U.N. climate summit at a time when a majority of Americans regard the deteriorating climate as a problem of high importance to them, an increase from just a few years ago. About 6 out… SEE MORE

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Drought-stricken California Doused by Major Storm

10/25/2021 by US Harbors

AN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm barreled toward Southern California after flooding highways, toppling trees and causing mud flows in areas burned bare by recent fires across the northern part of the state. Drenching showers and strong winds accompanied the weekend’s arrival of an atmospheric river — a long… SEE MORE

The first of March brought a fresh batch of snow to the shores of Ripley Neck in Harrington.

Forecasters Predict Warmer Winter for Two-thirds of US

10/24/2021 by US Harbors

By Emma H. Tobin. NEW YORK (AP) — Expect a drier, warmer winter down south and a wetter winter up north, U.S. government forecasters said Thursday. The National Weather Service predicted two-thirds of the U.S. will see above average temperatures from December through February, while the Pacific Northwest and southern… SEE MORE

October 2021 - News from Our Coasts

10/22/2021 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES FOR OCTOBER Updates from US Harbors News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month Updates from US Harbors US Harbors, in partnership with Divirod, a data and technology company, launched a pilot program in Penobscot Bay, ME to… SEE MORE

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Online Event for Coastal Communities on Impacts of Rising Water Levels

10/21/2021 by US Harbors

US Harbors is hosting an online conference with internationally renowned experts speaking on key aspects of rising coastal water levels. The purpose of the event is to help communities understand what is happening–and predicted to happen–with rising water-levels and learn about how to track, and plan for, these conditions. EVENT DATE/TIME:… SEE MORE

Sumurun, one of the most famous of the Fife yachts in existence today, is hauled one day after her sister Fife was relaunched.

5 Tips to Prepare Your Boat for Winter

10/20/2021 by US Harbors

By Jennifer Brett. As the leaves start to fall in the northern climes, boaters are making their winter plans for their vessels. Whether you have a cruising sailboat, a trawler or a center console, here are five tips that you can do when winterizing your boat to lessen the impact… SEE MORE

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America's Port Crisis Threatens Delays to Holiday Deliveries

10/19/2021 by US Harbors

By John Loeffler. Cargo ships carrying hundreds of thousands of shipping containers full of holiday gifts, electronics, decorations, and more are languishing off the coasts outside America’s largest ports, threatening to disrupt this year’s Black Friday and holiday shopping season — and there might be worse in store in the… SEE MORE

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62nd Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale - Bahia Mar YC, FL October 27 - October 31

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the "Yachting Capital of the World" hosts the 62nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 27 - 31, 2021. The show exhibits a vast array of the industry's latest boats and yachts of all sizes, worldwide debuts, plus a medley of marine products and accessories… SEE MORE

Head of the Weir River Race

Hull, MA November 6

HLM's 35th annual Head of the Weir River Race is a celebration of the estuary at the height of its fall beauty and the fabulous array of the region's open water rowers. As many as 60 boats jockey for position racing out of the narrow estuary and onto open water,… SEE MORE

Online Conference for Coastal Communities on Impacts of Rising Water Levels

Nationwide November 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern

US Harbors is hosting a free, online conference with internationally renowned experts speaking on key aspects of rising coastal water levels. The purpose of the event is to help communities understand what is happening--and predicted to happen--with rising water-levels and learn about how to track, and plan for, these conditions.… SEE MORE

Pacific Marine Expo Seattle

Seattle, WA November 18 - November 20

Attend the largest commercial marine tradeshow on the West Coast, serving commercial mariners from Alaska to California.  If you make your living on the water, you just can’t afford to miss it! SEE MORE