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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


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


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

NOAA satellite, Artist Rendering.

NOAA's New Satellite to Help Improve Extreme Weather Predictions


By NOAA NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2), the third in a series of five advanced polar-orbiting satellites, blasted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, at  1:49 a.m. PST today. The satellite will join its predecessors, Suomi NPP and NOAA-20, as they circle the globe 14 times a day,… SEE MORE

Total Lunar Eclipse visualization from NASA's Ernie Wright.

Viewing the Lunar Eclipse in the Early Hours on Tuesday, Nov. 8


By Nasa What’s special about November’s lunar eclipse? The last total lunar eclipse for three years will occur on November 8, 2022, with the next occurring on March 14, 2025 — though we will continue to see partial and penumbral lunar eclipses during that time. A lunar eclipse occurs when… SEE MORE

Harbormaster Day Celebrations

Happy 2022 National Harbormaster Appreciation Day!


  By US Harbors Today is the day we celebrate our local harbormasters: those people that keep our harbors safe for all of us who love to spend time on the water! Make sure to get out and wish your harbormaster a nice day and thank them for all they… SEE MORE

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How to Help Coastal Communities Recover from September 2022 Storms


By US Harbors The level of destruction, and extreme need, that has been caused by the recent storms and hurricanes in Alaska, Puerto Rico, and Southwestern Florida has left many of us asking “what can I do?”. We’ve put together this page to help answer that question. If you have… SEE MORE

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Boating 101: Interpreting Wave Forecasts


By Jim Hendricks for Checking and interpreting wave forecasts proves critical to safety and comfort. First, let me plead, “Mea culpa.” I’ll admit to fixating on marine wind forecasts before venturing out to sea, sometimes to the exclusion of wave projections. That shortcut has more than once come back to… SEE MORE

Alaska - Ex-typhoon Merbok centered near the Bering Strait on Sep. 17. Water vapour satellite imagery (NOAA)

How to Help Alaskans Affected by Devastating Storm


By Chris Klint, Alaska Public Media. How to help in the aftermath of this weekend’s historic storm that devastated numerous Western Alaska communities. Gov. Mike Dunleavy has said that the best way for Alaskans to help is by donating money to reputable charity organizations like the Red Cross of Alaska, the Salvation Army’s Alaska… SEE MORE

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Coast Guard Alerts Southern Florida About Approach of Ian


Message from the US Coast Guard: Coast Guard Alerts Southern Florida to Prepare for Possible Impacts of Tropical Storm Ian MIAMI — Crews from the Seventh Coast Guard District are making preparations in advance of Tropical Depression NINE’s anticipated development into a hurricane, Friday. Homeland Security Task Force – Southeast… SEE MORE

Hurricane Linda (Photo courtesy of NOAA)

How to Help Puerto Rico Rebuild


By NPR’s Juliana Kim  Hurricane Fiona slammed into southwestern Puerto Rico on Sunday, wiping out the power grid and cutting off clean water to most of the island’s residents. President Biden declared an emergency in Puerto Rico, calling on both the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management… SEE MORE

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Impacts of Extreme Storm on West Coast of Alaska


By the Alaska Climate Research Center (UAF) Widespread storm damage along the West Coast September 18, 2022 A powerful storm has caused severe and widespread damage along Alaska’s West Coast. As of early morning on Sunday, September 18, water levels are receding along the Bering coast but still rising along… SEE MORE

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Storm Ends Calmest North Atlantic Summer Since WWII


By John Konrad. As Super Typhoon Hinnamnor is bearing down on Japan, the North Atlantic Ocean has experienced the quietest months of July and August since 1941. However, that could change as a new storm develops in the Caribbean and meteorologists predict a stormy fall season. Named storms have skipped… SEE MORE

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How to Protect Your Boat From Severe Weather


By Florida Weekly. The key to protecting your boat from hurricanes or any severe weather is planning, preparation and timely action. The following precautions and checklists are meant as guidelines only. Each boat owner needs a plan unique to the type of boat, the local boating environment, the severe weather… SEE MORE

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Harmful Effects of Airborne Red Tide in New Study


By Stefania Lugli. Researchers from the Roskamp Institute found new evidence suggesting that airborne exposure to red tide could have neurological impacts — especially for those with a previous history of migraine or chronic fatigue syndrome. While respiratory symptoms are well-documented during red tide blooms, neurological symptoms haven’t been examined… SEE MORE

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2022 Hurricane Season Forecast Updated


By Alex Sosnowski. AccuWeather meteorologists continue to warn about a surge of tropical activity and direct threats to the southeastern United States as the heart of the hurricane season looms, despite a long gap in tropical development over the Atlantic this summer. Atlantic tropical activity this year has been slower… SEE MORE