Coast Guard Warns Of Rip Currents At Bay Area BeachesThe U.S. Coast Guard is asking beachgoers in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas to be cautious in and near the ocean Sunday, Coast Guard officials said.
Dead Whale Found Lodged In Alameda DockA dead whale became lodged in a dock in Alameda Wednesday morning, but it was unclear how the whale died.
Investigation Into Deaths Of 30 Whales Along Alaska's Shores IntensifiesA federal agency announced plans Thursday for a more intense investigation into what caused the deaths of 30 large whales in the western Gulf of Alaska since May.
Dead Anchovies Found In Monterey Marina Hours After Aeration System Turned On, But Cause Remains UnclearSome anchovies died off at the Monterey Marina Thursday and city officials are looking for a cause.
Dead Humpback Whale Washes Onto Pacifica BeachA dead Humpback whale washed onto the shore on a beach in Pacifica Sunday, according to dispatchers.
2-Mile-Wide Oil Slick Mysteriously Appears Off Southern California CoastThe Coast Guard says a 2-mile-wide oil slick that mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast is expected to dissipate on its own in the days ahead.
Muni To Shut Down Subway Service Every Night To Upgrade Equipment DowntownDowntown subway service on all light-rail lines will shut down early every night from Friday July 31 until January 2016 to allow for upgrades to radio and emergency communications systems, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
Climate Expert Says 2014 Ocean Temperatures 'Were Just Ridiculous'In their annual, detailed physical of Earth's climate, scientists say the world is in increasingly hot and rising water.
Scientists Try To Determine What Killed 3 Sea Mammals Washed Ashore On SF's Ocean BeachMarine scientists are trying to figure out why several marine mammals washed ashore Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Monday.
Bay Area Ocean Temperatures 5-10 Degrees Above Historical AverageOcean water temperatures in the San Francisco Bay Area are above their historical summertime average, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
Strengthening El Nino Possibly Linked To More Shark, Exotic Fish Sightings Off California CoastWarmer waters from a building El Nino may one reason for the recent great white shark sightings in Santa Cruz County.
Ewww.... Surfer Butts The Focus Of Scientific Research Into Ocean BacteriaCall it the most literal "beach bum" study ever. Occasionally in science, the topic of your research and the perfect subjects in which to study it correlate in unique ways, case in point -- surfers and antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More specifically, surfer's colons.
20-Year-Old Dutch Inventor Crowd-Funding Great Pacific Garbage Patch Cleanup EffortA 20-year-old Dutch inventor is crowd-funding a new cleanup effort that first must measure how much plastic we're dealing with in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the ocean.
Abalone Diver Dies In Tomales BayA man who was abalone diving with four other men died in Tomales Bay Tuesday morning, a National Park Service spokesman said.
Flooding In Texas, Oklahoma Fueling Hope That California's Drought Will Soon EndYears of extreme drought may be coming to an end in Texas and Oklahoma as heavy rains caused deadly flooding, and it’s fueling hope that California’s drought may soon come to an end as well.