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VIDEO: Rare White Dolphin Spotted In Monterey Bay

Sticking out like a sore thumb, a white dolphin was spotted amongst gray dolphins gliding across the Monterey Bay on Jan. 25.

01/29/2015

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Timelapse Video: Highest, Lowest King Tides Of Year Drain Bay

The King Tides that inundated low-lying areas around the bay on January 19th, 20th, and 21st also brought the reciprocal lowest tides possible, as shown in this timelapsed towercam video showing the water draining away from pier along the Embarcadero, from noon to 6 p.m.

01/22/2015

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High-Surf Advisory With 15 Foot Waves In Effect For Bay Area Beaches As Storm Approaches

Anyone planning to take advantage of warmer temperatures this weekend with a trip to the beach should heed a high-surf advisory issued for the Bay Area coastline where large swells and rip tides are expected, the National Weather Service announced Wednesday.

01/21/2015

Rich German captured video of a pod of five orcas while paddle boarding near Laguna Beach. (CBS)

VIRAL VIDEO: Southern California Paddle Boarder Gets An Up- Close Look At A Pod Of 5 Orcas

Rich German posted the video to his Facebook page earlier this month, and has received national media attention for his encounter with the whales.

01/21/2015

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No Tsunami Threat After Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Strikes In Indonesia’s Molucca Sea

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck in the Molucca Sea Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/21/2014

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Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Strikes Off NorCal Coast

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck off the coast of Eureka, California, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/18/2014

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Magnitude 6.7 Earthquake Strikes Off New Zealand Coast

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 struck near New Zealand on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

11/16/2014

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Meteorologists Say Adios To Wet, El Niño Winter For Drought-Plagued California

Long-term weather forecasters seem more doubtful about a wet, El Niño winter bringing drought relief to California.

11/14/2014

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Warmer Ocean Temperatures Luring Dolphins, Rare Turtle To Northern California Coastline

It’s no bathtub, but Northern California’s warm water is attracting visitors from as far as Ecuador and Alaska.

11/03/2014

A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, South Africa. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Santa Barbara Shark Attack Sends Woman Into Ocean

A shark attack on an outrigger sent a Santa Barbara woman into the water Sunday.

10/22/2014

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