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NOAA Ocean Exploration Meets Major Mapping Milestone

11/20/2021 by US Harbors

Two million square kilometers. Or 772,204 square miles. That’s more than one quarter the size of the contiguous United States. And it’s the area of seafloor mapped by NOAA Ocean Exploration using the modern, high-resolution multibeam sonar system aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer since the ship was commissioned in 2008. Why We Map There’s so… SEE MORE

Sandy Shores Tide Clock

High Tide, Low Tide, My Tide

11/19/2021 by US Harbors

No need to consult a tide chart and make adjustments for your local tides: the Sandy Shores custom tide clocks show the High, Low, Incoming and Outgoing tides so planning your next beach picnic, kayaking adventure or fishing trip is easy. These tide clocks are delivered with the clock set… SEE MORE

Storm Batters Long Island With Hail and Prompts Rare Tornado Warnings

11/15/2021 by US Harbors

By Troy Closson and Isabella Grullón Paz. A series of rare tornado warnings rattled the New York metro area as heavy rain, quarter-size hail and powerful wind battered parts of Long Island, New York City and New Jersey on Saturday. No injuries were reported as a result of the fast-moving… SEE MORE

US Harbors Presents Online Conference

Learn About Our Presenters... "Rising with the Tide: Keeping Our Communities Above Water"

11/14/2021 by US Harbors

Our free online conference for Coastal Communities is this Wednesday, Nov 17th. Learn more about our presenters, and join us!  PRESENTERS INCLUDE: Senator Angus King Since 2013, Senator King has served as Maine’s first Independent United States Senator. He’s strong believer in the need for greater bipartisan dialogue and relationship building, and… SEE MORE

Portrait of Emperor Penguins with research vessel, Nathaniel B Palmer near Thwaites Glacier.

Antarctic Penguin Washes Ashore Nearly 2,000 Miles from Home

11/13/2021 by US Harbors

By Zachary Rosenthal. An Adélie penguin native to Antarctica washed ashore on the beaches of Birdlings Flat, New Zealand, this week, more than 1,800 miles from home. The penguin, which locals have named Pingu, likely swam the entire distance from the shores of Antarctica to New Zealand, only the third time… SEE MORE

AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell

Communities Consider 'Managed Retreat' from Climate Change

11/12/2021 by US Harbors

By Drew Costley and Seth Borenstein. ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Ricky Wright points to the bank of a creek to show one way his hometown has been affected by climate change. Many banks have eroded or collapsed, and now some favorite fishing spots that were once on solid… SEE MORE

Charleston, South Carolina: "A warm southern hospitality embrace" Rand P.

Hyper-local Tidal Sensors Now in Use Along South Carolina Coast

11/10/2021 by US Harbors

By Nick Reagan. CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – As the Lowcountry braces for another round of coastal flooding, island towns now have another tool to measure tides. All along the state’s coast, South Carolina Beach Advocates have been installing a series of water monitoring stations to keep an eye on the… SEE MORE

King Tides Likely to Bring Coastal Flooding this Week

11/3/2021 by US Harbors

King tides return later this week and will likely bring several rounds of coastal flooding. King tides are forecast for November 4th through November 8th as the moon approaches the new phase. King tides occur when the orbits and alignment of the Earth, moon, and sun combine to produce the… SEE MORE

Sea Level Rise Now: An Interview with William Shatner and John Englander

11/2/2021 by US Harbors

On November 17th from 1-4pm (EST), US Harbors will be hosting a free, online conference for coastal communities to discuss rising sea levels. Our speakers include John Englander, Renee Collini and David Wolcott. Please click below to register for Rising with the Tide: Keeping Our Communities Above Water CLICK TO… SEE MORE

Climate Change Reshaped Earth with Extreme Weather this Year

10/30/2021 by US Harbors

By Seth Borenstein. Fires raged. Rivers flooded. Ice melted. Droughts baked. Storms brewed. Temperatures soared. And people died. Climate change in 2021 reshaped life on planet Earth through extreme weather. World leaders are gathering in Scotland to try to accelerate the fight to curb climate change. So far, it’s not… SEE MORE

Safety 101: What to Do in a Power Outage

10/27/2021 by US Harbors

Extended power outages may impact the whole community and the economy. A power outage may: Disrupt communications, water and transportation. Close retail businesses, grocery stores, gas stations, ATMs, banks and other services. Cause food spoilage and water contamination. Prevent use of medical devices. Power Outage Tips Keep freezers and refrigerators… SEE MORE

Majority in US Concerned About Climate: AP-NORC/EPIC Poll

10/26/2021 by US Harbors

By Ellen Knickmeyer, Emily Swanson and Nathan Ellgren. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden heads to a vital U.N. climate summit at a time when a majority of Americans regard the deteriorating climate as a problem of high importance to them, an increase from just a few years ago. About 6 out… SEE MORE

Drought-stricken California Doused by Major Storm

10/25/2021 by US Harbors

AN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm barreled toward Southern California after flooding highways, toppling trees and causing mud flows in areas burned bare by recent fires across the northern part of the state. Drenching showers and strong winds accompanied the weekend’s arrival of an atmospheric river — a long… SEE MORE

The first of March brought a fresh batch of snow to the shores of Ripley Neck in Harrington.

Forecasters Predict Warmer Winter for Two-thirds of US

10/24/2021 by US Harbors

By Emma H. Tobin. NEW YORK (AP) — Expect a drier, warmer winter down south and a wetter winter up north, U.S. government forecasters said Thursday. The National Weather Service predicted two-thirds of the U.S. will see above average temperatures from December through February, while the Pacific Northwest and southern… SEE MORE

Houseboating on the St. Johns River, DE. By Jennifer Armstrong, Holly Bluff Marina.

The Guide to Boat Insurance

10/22/2021 by US Harbors

By You know nothing is like the warm sun and fresh air on the water if you have a boat. You’re undoubtedly thankful for all of your aquatic experiences, which makes it all the more important to safeguard your vessel with the right insurance. When you’re having fun on… SEE MORE