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  • Coastal view from Devil's Slide Trail
    Pacifica, an unpretentious California oasis of outdoor activity
    Whether you know it as San Francisco’s undiscovered playground or just an unpretentious oasis of outdoor activity, Pacifica offers a satisfying and easy weekend getaway just 15 minutes south of the city.I went for the coastal location &ndash...
  • Coastal Burlap Wine Tote Bag from StarfishCottageEtsy
    Review: Coastal Burlap Wine Tote Bag from StarfishCottageEtsy
    Have you ever tried to give a nice gift of wine to someone only to go into sudden panic because the paper bag started coming apart at the bottom? You're definitely not going to have that problem with this lovelyCoastal Burlap Wine Tote Bag...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 9/23/14)
    Increasing Clouds, Rain South Wednesday
    Tuesday was a beautiful sun-filled day with high pressure on top of the region and a SUPER LOW dewpoint(40-45 degrees!); after a morning low of 50 at Philadelphia International Airport reached a high of 72 shortly before 4pm. There were some...
  • Five top beach resorts in Southern California
    Five top beach resorts in Southern California
    Southern California has no shortage of coastline. With the coastline comes hotels and other lodging facilities to host travelers while they enjoy the sun, surf and sand. From Santa Barbara in the north, to San Diego in the south, Southern...
  • Water Vapor imagery(evening of 3/7/14)
    Low Pressure Passes By To The Southeast; Clouds(And Light Rain Along The Shore)
    After a morning low of 21 at Philly International Airport we barely made it above freezing in the afternoon(officially it was 34 at 3:58pm); the average high is supposed to be around 50 while the average low is around the freezing mark.We'll...
  • Tropical storm sign
    Rep. Flores of Waco, TX wants to stop ocean and coastal protections
    Oceans are being put at risk by anti-government dogma. We need all federal agencies to be fully involved in ocean planning efforts to ensure coastal communities are prepared for natural disasters.Rep. Bill Flores of Waco, Texas has introduced a...
  • Winter Weather Advisory
    Nor’easter: Winter Weather Advisory and what else to expect
    A powerful storm is about to hit the same Mid Atlantic region that is still dealing with the recovery from Hurricane Sandy’s landfall a week ago. Earlier I shared a look at the latest computer models that show the strong storm nearly...
  • My first call on storm conditions
    Nor’Easter will hit Sandy recovery zones hard, bring inland snow
    One week after Hurricane then Superstorm Sandy devastated coastal areas of the Mid Atlantic US, another storm is being tracked to hit the same area. The theory of Atmospheric Memory, I have worked on much of my professional life continues to prove...
  • fish
    Here comes the 'S' word
    We are living on a planet with 7 billion people and we will add a billion more every 13 years. We have exhibited a culture of irresponsibility, overconsumption and wasteful use of natural resources. We are experiencing severe financial and...
  • Coastal Christmas flyer
    Coastal opens its doors for a four-day holiday shopping fest
    Coastal, the surf boutique on West Seattle's Alki beach, is opening up its doors for a four-day Christmas sample sale.During ths sale, you'll find gear fromO’Neill,PatagoniaandVolcomfor men, women and kids, all marked down between 50...
  • False Cape State Park
    Volunteer 101: Coastal cleanup
    Our livelihood depends on the quality of life and how it is respected. How our national resources are treated determines our future existence. Therefore, one can say that our future depends on how intelligently all of us manage our natural...
  • Rocky-15 year old Blind Senior
    15 Year Old Blind German Shepherd Gets a Second Chance
    A couple of days ago, Rocky was just another old dog at the Los Angeles County Shelter-Carson, waiting to be euthanized. Because after all, who wants an old dog?Rocky was made available for adoption by the shelter, but his chances looked bleak.The...
  • Water
    The effects of dissolved nutrients on coastal waters. Part 2
    The ecological threshold where nutrients in water bodies are considered excessive is commonly referred to as eutrophication.The symptoms often manifest as mild to severe injury or death to a variety of life forms, and can cause cascading ecosystem...
  • Montauk shoreline
    The effects of dissolved nutrients on coastal waters. Part 1
    One of the most serious threats facing the health and safety of the Earth’s oceans and its inhabitants is the anthropogenic input of dissolved nutrients into coastal waters, causing environmental degradation and ecological disruption. This...
  • Pristine Beachfront in beautiful Ponce Inlet, just south of Daytona Beach
    Florida's Affordable Luxury Show features Daytona Beach
    Daytona Beach is an "affordable" luxury vacation spot according to Florida Travel & Life Magazine. In a recent TV segment, Florida Travel & Life Magazine features Daytona Beach as one of the most affordable "luxury"...