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Coast Guard Warnings for July 4th

7/2/2022 by Editor

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard would like to remind recreational boaters of the risks associated with recreating in, on or around cold water this Fourth of July weekend. Despite warmer air temperatures, Pacific Northwest waters continue to remain in the 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit range. To prevent cold water shock… SEE MORE

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Record Number of New Boaters Expected July 4th

7/2/2022 by Editor

By the Water Sports Foundation Millions of boaters are expected to head out on the water this Fourth of July weekend, including more than 830,000 first-time boat buyers who purchased during the COVID-19 pandemic. The increase in crowds coupled with the number of inexperienced new boaters has caught the attention… SEE MORE

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Current Red Tide Status in Florida

7/1/2022 by Maureen McQuillan

Current Conditions The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed at background concentrations in one sample from Southwest Florida over the past week. Additional details are provided below. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations offshore of Hillsborough County. For additional information, view the Southwest… SEE MORE

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July 4th Forecast: Typical Summer Weather

6/30/2022 by Editor

By NOAA. If you are wondering how the weather forecast is shaping up in your area for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, you’ve come to the right place. Typical summer weather is expected for much of the U.S. with scattered showers and thunderstorms from parts of the Southwest to… SEE MORE

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Rising Water Levels in the Great Lakes

6/30/2022 by Editor

By bridgemi.com New research into Great Lakes water levels looks farther into the future to predict how much climate change will increase lake levels in four of the five Great Lakes. The predictions for the levels between now and 2050 show average increases from 2010-2019 levels of Lake Superior rising… SEE MORE

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Be A Citizen Scientist

6/27/2022 by Editor

Volunteer opportunities Observe your world. Help the planet. Be a citizen scientist for NOAA. By NOAA. Help NOAA predict, observe and protect our changing planet by making your own contributions toward a greater understanding of our Earth and its diverse systems. Whether it’s helping count whales in Hawaii or reporting on… SEE MORE

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Four Fundamentals of Successful Fishing

6/26/2022 by Editor

By Harold Blaisdell. Here are tried-and-true fishing tips from an expert fisherman. Think of this as the “four fundamentals” of fishing—from when to fish to how to use the right bait for the right fish. A fishing rod is a stick with a hook on one end and a fool on… SEE MORE

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Best Fourth of July Fishing Destinations in the US

6/24/2022 by Editor

By Vuk. Everyone knows what a good old-fashioned Independence Day celebration looks like – parades, get-togethers, barbecues, and a lot of fireworks. Should you add fishing to this list? We certainly think so! After all, what better way to celebrate the spirit of this holiday than to enjoy the same… SEE MORE

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2022 Hurricane Season: US Cities With Highest Risk

6/23/2022 by Editor

By Aarthi Swaminathan. As the country enters hurricane season from June 1 to the end of November, homes in New York and Miami are at the highest risk for property damage, according to a report released Wednesday from housing-research firm CoreLogic. Overall, more than 33 million homes in America are… SEE MORE

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Celebrate National Fishing Month

6/23/2022 by Editor

By Nationaltoday.com. National Fishing Month begins on July 24 and doesn’t end until August 30 each year. You don’t have to be an expert to enjoy fishing, a practice that has existed since the dawn of human civilization. If you fish as a pastime or profession, you should know that… SEE MORE

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Summer Solstice Around the World

6/21/2022 by Editor

By Joe Rao. The June solstice 2022, which is recognized as the official start of the summer in the Northern Hemisphere, will occur on Tuesday, June 21, at precisely 5:14 a.m. EDT (09:14 GMT). But for other parts of the world, the solstice is looked upon not as the start… SEE MORE

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Protecting Seagrass Will Help Save Our Oceans

6/20/2022 by Editor

By United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).  About 0.1 per cent of the ocean’s floor is covered in lanky green flowering plants known as seagrasses. Their often-sprawling meadows purify ocean water, shelter fish and provide food for thousands of marine species. But seagrass habitats have been in decline since 1930, with… SEE MORE

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Interactive map: Changes in Sea Level Over Time

6/15/2022 by Editor

By Rebecca Lindsey, Julia Engdahl, Nathan Murry, Analise Keeney, Ashley Miller, Chris Veras, and Audra Luscher. Global sea level has risen between 6 and 8 inches (15-20 cm) over the last 100 years. About one third of the increase is due to the thermal expansion of ocean water as it has gotten warmer, and about two-thirds… SEE MORE

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Largest Striped Bass Tournament in the Northeast

6/14/2022 by Editor

The Striper Cup is a 5-month celebration of striped bass, and fishermen of all stripes are invited. It’s like no other fishing tournament, uniting thousands of participants from Chesapeake Bay to Maine. Join The Striper Cup, and you can compete for hundreds of valuable prizes. Then, come party at StriperFest… SEE MORE

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9 Ways to Learn to Sail for (Practically) Free

6/13/2022 by Editor

By Shawn Buckles. Don’t own a boat, but want to learn to sail? In this article, I’ll share some ways that will actually help you to learn to sail and that are either cheap or free. Here are some great ways to learn how to sail on the cheap: Two… SEE MORE