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Ocean Tides

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  • A mystery — and an error — to report on Sun's weather page

    A mystery — and an error — to report on Sun's weather page
    We have a mystery on our hands — and an error to report — here on the Maryland Weather blog. I’ve received questions from astute reader Bob West in Ellicott City about dramatic fluctuation in Chesapeake Bay water temperatures, at least...
  • The Sun's new print weather page arrives Sunday

     
    The Sun's print subscribers will get a bonus with their Sunday papers this weekend as the paper unveils a bigger, more colorful and informative weather feature.As the newspaper continues to rebound from a long period of downsizing, it's now the weather...
  • Mega Millions: 'It gives people permission to fantasize'

     
    Mega Millions: Playing the Mega Millions lottery "gives people permission to fantasize,” a psychologist says as he buys his tickets....
  • Health officials warn against lead-laden Mexican lollipops

     
    Health officials warn against lead-laden Mexican lollipops...
  • Monster surf, dangerous rip tides forecast this weekend

     
    A large west swell is expected to bring monster surf and dangerous rip currents to the coast this weekend, stretching from the Bay Area to San Diego. The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for San Francisco,......
  • Hanna heads for Carolinas; Ike a Cat. 4

     
    Another sunny day in the 90s today. You'd never know we had two tropical storms to worry about. Tropical Storm Hanna has circled around and is now making a beeline for the Carolina coast with winds that are forecast to......
  • Trop. Storm Warning Issued; Hanna toting 4 to 7 inches of rain

     
    UPDATE 11:50 A.M.: The Tropical Storm Watch issued for Maryland has been upgraded to a Tropical Storm Warning. That means tropical storm conditions are now expected here within 24 hours. The warning includes all of the Chesapeake Bay, the Tidal Potomac......
  • Conditions deteriorating on Texas coast

     
    The waters of the Gulf of Mexico are already rising ahead of Hurricane Ike as the giant storm closes on the northern coast of Texas and western Louisiana. Sea levels are already 5 feet above predicted tides, and forecasters are......
  • At last: An explanation for high June/July tides

     
    Lots of Marylanders noticed it. A few sent me emails asking why the tides in Maryland during June and early July seemed so persistently high - from a few inches to a few feet at times, with some minor coastal......
  • Next up: coastal flooding, colder temps, "brief" snow

     
    Woke up this morning to the sound of heavy rain on the roof and, soon after, a forecast of more rain, and more snow chances for late Saturday into Sunday. Nothing dull about this autumn's weather so far. So I drove......
  • D-Day success hinged on weather forecasting

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS: Superior Allied weather forecasting was crucial to the success of the D-Day invasion 66 years ago today. The Allies needed low lunar tides and good weather, and the window of June 5-7 looked best. Their forecasters......