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Eyes Over Puget Sound: Surface Conditions Report – August 4, 2015

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15-03-076August 2015
VIEW NOW: Eyes Over Puget Sound: Surface Conditions Report – August 4, 2015 (Number of pages: 42) (Publication Size: 12078KB)

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Author(s) Krembs, C.
Description Unusually warm water temperatures continue in central and south Puget Sound. River flows remain lower than normal, especially the Fraser and Skagit rivers. Thus, with estuarine circulation much weaker, Puget Sound waters stay put. Mats of organic debris persist in Central Sound near Port Madison. Red-brown and brown blooms are now very strong in southern inlets and jellyfish patches are exceptionally numerous and large. Explore media coverage of unusual Puget Sound conditions including jellyfish.
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Keywords marine waters, Hood Canal, Puget Sound, dissolved oxygen
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