Long-term weather forecasters seem more doubtful about a wet, El Niño winter bringing drought relief to California.
Weather forecasters say an explosive storm surpassing the intensity of 2012’s Superstorm Sandy is heading north through the Pacific Ocean and is expected to reach Alaska’s western Aleutian Islands and the Bering Sea over the weekend.
Researchers say they have positively identified a fragment of Amelia Earhart’s lost aircraft for the first time since her plane disappeared over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937.
An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck the South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 struck off the coast of Guam in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
Unusually warm ocean temperatures off California’s Central Coast have surfers peeling off their wetsuits. While surfers enjoy it, the conditions could hurt those who make their living from fishing.
In recent months, starfish, also known as sea stars, have been dying by the millions up and down the Pacific Coast. Over 20 species have been affected according to Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, a veterinarian with the San Francisco SPCA.
A recent study published in PLOS ONE found that the number of sharks swimming in the Pacific is around 2,400, about six times the number previously estimated.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a mariner in a sailboat race to Hawaii whose vessel became disabled early Sunday and towed his boat into Monterey Harbor Tuesday morning, the Coast Guard reported.
A saucer-shaped NASA vehicle testing new technology for Mars landings has made a successful rocket ride over the Pacific but its massive descent parachute only partially unfurled.