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Boating 101: What to Do in a "Man Overboard" Incident

11/29/2022

By BoatingBasicsOnline.com Understanding the factors involved in “man overboard” incidents is a good first step in preventing them. Below are a few potential scenarios. Turbulent waters: always check the weather and try to avoid variable waters. High speed: slow down and make sure passengers stay seated. Balance issues: keep an… SEE MORE

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Ship Tracking Websites and Apps Help Avoid Major Collisions

11/17/2022

By OceanGrafix. Thanks to the continued refinement of technology that began in the 1990s, mariners can keep an eye on shipping vessels to avoid collisions or to track a certain craft. Ships are tracked in real time by a special radar system called Automated Identification System (AIS). The system identifies… SEE MORE

When Will Electrification Come to Boating?

11/15/2022

By Soundings Trade Only. New technologies are augmenting electric propulsion in boats, but battery standards and charging infrastructure are still developing. Electrification has been an increasingly common buzzword in the marine industry, especially in the past four to five years. Most notably, the recreational marine industry is seeing advancements in… SEE MORE

NOAA's Report on the long-term (1852 to 2021) mean sea surface temperature in the Northeast for the last six months of each year. The red lines show the linear trend, the titles indicate the trend’s significance, and the blue lines represent change points.

NOAA Fisheries Updates Report on Current Conditions of the Northeast U.S. Shelf Ecosystem

11/14/2022

By NOAA Fisheries NOTE: This is a biannual report published by NOAA Fisheries. It was last updated this report on 10/27/22 and reflects document sea surface temperature trends, chlorophyll concentrations, fish distributions, etc. conditions in 2021 and early 2022.  Introduction Current Conditions is a biannual report on ecosystem and fisheries data… SEE MORE

NOAA's U.S. Winter Outlook 2022-2023 map

U.S. Winter Outlook: Warmer, Drier South with Ongoing La Nina

11/11/2022

By NOAA This year La Niña returns for the third consecutive winter, driving warmer-than-average temperatures for the Southwest and along the Gulf Coast and eastern seaboard, according to NOAA’s U.S. Winter Outlook released today by the Climate Prediction Center — a division of the National Weather Service. Starting in December… SEE MORE

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