A Sonoma County sheriff’s helicopter crew on Wednesday found the body of one of the two men who remained missing after a fishing boat overturned on the rocks near Tomales Point in Marin County last week.
Boaters have been asked to keep their distance away from an influx of whales expected to migrate through Bay Area waters for the next few months, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials.
Rescue teams on the peninsula are dealing with a spike in the number of people getting stuck on the Bay.
The United States Coast Guard is asking residents and boaters to be careful on and around San Francisco Bay through mid-week as high tides may cause flooding and affect property.
Emergency personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, San Jose Fire Department and Menlo Park Fire Protection District were working to rescue two passengers on a disabled boat in the Alviso Marina in San Jose Sunday afternoon, according to a Coast Guard official.
Despite the historic drought, or perhaps partly because of it, rare freshwater jellyfish are thriving in the decimated Lake Oroville, a large inland lake nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, about 90 minutes north of Sacramento.
The U.S. Coast Guard was advising boaters on the San Francisco Bay to be prepared for rough winds and high seas Thursday.
The U.S. Coast Guard has called off its search for a man, woman and two children who reportedly abandoned ship off the coast of Monterey County on Sunday afternoon and said the report may have been a hoax.
The Coast Guard said two men and young boy are OK after they spent a cold night at sea on a disabled small boat.
A gray whale mother and calf were spotted in San Francisco Bay again Thursday morning, and officials from the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary were warning boaters to give them a wide berth.