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Eyes Over Puget Sound: Surface Conditions Report – July 6, 2015

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15-03-075July 2015
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Author(s) Krembs, C.
Description Unusually warm water temperatures continue in central and south Puget Sound while Willapa Bay returns to expected water temperatures as a result of stronger coastal upwelling. Extensive mats of organic debris develop in many places, particularly in Central Sound overlapping with a fading Noctiluca bloom. King County confirms Noctiluca and shares plankton species information. Red-brown and brown blooms are going strong in southern inlets and around the San Juan Islands. Our inspiring WCC Intern gets on boats, into the air, and to the lab.
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Keywords marine waters, Hood Canal, Puget Sound, dissolved oxygen
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