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Ocean Tides

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  • Strong rip currents expected on south-facing beaches this weekend

    Strong rip currents expected on south-facing beaches this weekend
    The National Weather Service is warning beach-goers this weekend to expect strong rip currents along Southern California's south-facing shores through Sunday morning. The strong currents are expected to create dangerous swimming conditions at beaches...
  • 'Almost zero' chances of finding survivors after Korean ferry accident

    'Almost zero' chances of finding survivors after Korean ferry accident
    Some relatives of the more than 200 children missing in a sunken South Korean ferry offered DNA swabs on Saturday to help identify the dead as the rescue turned into a mission to recover the vessel and the bodies of those on board. The Sewol, carrying...
  • Plan for spring boating safety

    Plan for spring boating safety
    Boat owners have different ideas about what it takes to prepare for the spring cruising season. Some feel that simply getting the boat launched, cleaned and shipshape is good enough. But planning ahead for your spring flings on the water can yield big...
  • Swell to produce high surf, potential for 'sneaker waves' along coast

    Swell to produce high surf, potential for 'sneaker waves' along coast
    A large swell sweeping across the California coastline could create dangerous conditions for beachgoers through Tuesday, including stronger rip currents and possible "sneaker waves" that can sweep people into the ocean. The swell is expected to affect...
  • Public works officials say power outages caused sewer overflows

    Baltimore County officials said on Monday that power outages from Hurricane Irene's winds this past weekend caused 12 sewage pump stations located across the county to overflow at various times, and for varying periods on Sunday. The overflow was...
  • 'King Tide' causes flooding along O.C. coast

    NEWPORT BEACH (KTLA) — A so-called “King Tide” is being blamed for flooding in several coastal communities in Orange County on Thursday, according to KTLA. The National Weather Service is forecasting high tides along with rip...
  • Safe Boating Week warns of marine weather risks

    Small craft advisories are a common occurrence on the Chesapeake Bay, so take note that tomorrow begins the National Weather Service’s Safe Boating Week, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard and other groups. The weather service will...
  • Massive storm Sandy delivers high winds and torrential rain

    Massive storm Sandy delivers high winds and torrential rain
    As Sandy pounds the mid-Atlantic coast Monday, the Baltimore region is bracing for gale-force winds and flooding. The area remains under a flood watch through Tuesday evening, with coastal flooding expected late Monday into Wednesday morning,...
  • Long Wharf Theater's Shore-Set Home Warily Eyes Sandy

    The execs at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, located just off I-95 and just off the waves crashing from Long Island Sound, are keeping a close look at the tides and generation weather from Sandy. So far -- following one high tide around noon on...
  • Coastal flood warnings issued across Maryland

    Coastal flood warnings issued across Maryland
    The National Weather Service issued coastal flood warnings for many parts of Maryland until 8 a.m. Wednesday. The affected areas are southern Baltimore County and Harford, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties. Baltimore and Harford...
  • After Hurricane Sandy, can we finally talk about climate change?

    After Hurricane Sandy, can we finally talk about climate change?
    Every four years, presidential candidates tell the American people that this election is a turning point for the country. This year they might actually be right. To be sure, there are always differences between candidates. On a range of issues, from...