Photo by Lt. Tom Crane of the Rockland-based Coast Guard cutter Thunder Bay

NOAA Buoy Helps Save Lives

2/10/2019 - Last month, four people with their lives hanging in the balance were hoisted to safety after finding refuge on a nearby NOAA weather buoy when their vessel took on too much water. The survivors used their vessel’s Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)—one of three types of emergency beacons used to transmit… SEE MORE
Fishing Report for September 19th

Delaware Fishing Report Week of September 19th

20/9/2019 - DELAWARE BAY - As this is written we are on the third day of another dry nor’easter. Boats have not been out on the ocean or bay since Monday and may not get out until Saturday. What they will find is anybody’s guess. Prior to the blow, the bay was… 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