Photo by Ingrid Taylar.

Washington Fishing Report Month of September

13/9/2019 - Razor clams:  Shellfish managers have tentatively scheduled an opening later this month at Long Beach and are still assessing digs for Twin Harbors, Copalis, and Mocrocks. Ocean salmon:  There’s one month left in the summer salmon fishing season in Washington’s ocean waters. In marine areas 1 (Ilwaco) and 3 (La Push), anglers can retain… SEE MORE
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Boating 101: Be Prepared for a Medical Emergency

13/9/2019 - By Pat Mundus. I took my original CPR and first-aid class as a mandatory sailing instructor requirement. As a blasé teenager, I never thought I’d use the skills. I soon learned how effective the training was in a crisis. After expelling a huge projectile from a choking person’s airway using… SEE MORE

Rare Harvest Moon to Appear this Friday the 13th

11/9/2019 - By Gordon Johnston. The Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon, the Fruit Moon, the Barley Moon, the Corn Moon, the Mid-Autumn Festival Moon, the Chuseok Moon, the Modhu Purnima and the Binara Pura Pasalosvaka Poya. The Moon will be full early Saturday morning, Sept. 14, 2019, appearing "opposite" the Sun (in… SEE MORE
Higher-than-normal levels of bacteria prompted beach closures.

Elevated Levels of Bacteria Prompt Beach Closures

11/9/2019 - OREGON COAST (KPTV) - Health advisories were issued Tuesday for three Oregon beaches after water samples showed higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria. The Oregon Health Authority said the advisories affect Rockaway Beach and Neskowin Beach in Tillamook County and D River Beach in Lincoln County. The public, especially children and… SEE MORE
Inside the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado.

How Bits and Bytes of Data Become a Forecast

11/9/2019 - Every day in America, millions of people wake up with the same question on their minds, “What’s the weather today?” The US Department of Commerce found that the majority of Americans check the weather forecast 3.8 times per day, equating to 301 billion forecasts consumed per year! These days, we… SEE MORE
Mayflower II docked in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Mayflower II Launched Into Water After 3-Year Restoration

11/9/2019 - By Jackie Bruno and Kaitlin McKinley Becker. A restored replica of the ship that pilgrims sailed to Plymouth in 1620 was launched into the water in Mystic, Connecticut, on Saturday for the first time in three years. On a sunny day in Mystic, with just enough wind to fill the… SEE MORE