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For open water swimmers, even chilly, choppy water beckons

5/26/2023 by Param Bhatia

By Katherine Roth, Associated Press. Many beaches won’t open for weeks, but already one dedicated group is quietly pacing the shore. You might not have noticed them, but these quiet few are the ones who seem most keen on noting the shifting tides, the current, the wind. They’ll gush about… SEE MORE

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Port of Long Beach Unveils Plans for Massive Floating Offshore Wind Facility

5/25/2023 by Param Bhatia

By Mike Schuler. The Port of Long Beach has announced plans for Pier Wind, a giant floating offshore wind facility designed to help California and the nation achieve renewable energy goals. The facility, the largest of its kind at any U.S. seaport, will support the manufacture and assembly of offshore… SEE MORE

A summary graphic showing an alphabetical list of the 2023 Atlantic tropical cyclone names as selected by the World Meteorological Organization. The official start of the Atlantic hurricane season is June 1 and runs through November 30. (Image credit: NOAA)

NOAA predicts a near-normal 2023 Atlantic hurricane season

5/24/2023 by Param Bhatia

El Nino, above-average Atlantic Ocean temperatures set the stage NOAA forecasters with the Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, predict near-normal hurricane activity in the Atlantic this year. NOAA’s outlook for the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, which goes from June 1 to November 30, predicts a 40%… SEE MORE

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‘A legend is born’: Kirsten Neuschäfer becomes first woman to win historic Golden Globe Race

5/23/2023 by Param Bhatia Kirsten Neuschäfer has become the first woman to win the Golden Globe Race. Neuschäfer and 15 other competitors, who were all men, set off from Les Sables-d’Olonne, France on September 4, 2022, with the aim of making it around the world via the five Great Capes before returning to the coastal town… SEE MORE