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Cocaine Seizure
U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo: Coast Guard Cutter Waesche crewmembers offload seized cocaine from the cutter in San Diego on Oct. 27, 2016. Nearly 20 tons of narcotics were interdicted in international waters off the coast of Central and South America. Operation Martillo is a joint, interagency and multinational collaborative [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: USCG Flickr Photostream
Underwater Escape
U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo: A student at the Coast Guard Aviation Technical Training Center in Elizabeth City, N.C., trains in the center's underwater egress training, April 28, 2016. Coast Guardsmen take this training in order to learn how to safely escape a small boat that has capsized. U.S. [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: USCG Flickr Photostream
Hurricane Reflections
U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo: Coast Guard crew members from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., prepare an HC-130 Hercules airplane, Oct. 8, 2016, for an overflight. The crew flew to areas north of Daytona, Fla., for an assessment of Hurricane Matthew's damage and Vice Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commander Coast Guard [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: USCG Flickr Photostream
Night Ops
U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo: A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Seattle and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles conduct night time hoisting training on April 4, 2016. Crews conduct weekly training to remain proficient at hoisting, even in adverse weather conditions. U.S. [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: USCG Flickr Photostream
Hold Your Breath
U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo: A student at the Coast Guard Aviation Technical Training Center in Elizabeth City, N.C., trains in the center's underwater egress training, April 28, 2016. Coast Guardsmen take this training in order to learn how to safely escape a small boat that has capsized. U.S. [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: USCG Flickr Photostream
Maggie Wall/KMXT Coming up this week, Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishermen scoop up nearly half the year's quota in two short openers. Alaska salmon permit holders are wondering how proposed Navy training in the Gulf of Alaska will affect salmon. If you're a permit holder, expect a letter in [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: Alaska Fisheries Report
🐟 keeping salmon streams clean and clear [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
Source: United Fishermen of Alaska
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
Source: NFI Media Youtube
Everyone was fishing on Sunday!!! If there is not an opening on Monday, we will hold a Port meeting. Not sure what site might be available, so please look for updates, they will be posted here. [...]
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
Source: SE AK Seiners Association
The Port Meeting in Sitka has been re-scheduled for 7pm on Sunday 3/19 at the NSRAA conference room. Also, due to the herring schedule or lack of schedule, the SEAS Board meeting will be at 7pm March 18th at the Silver Bay office. Folks are welcome to attend! [...]
Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Source: SE AK Seiners Association

 

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Marine Forecast (USA)
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Click image to go directly to NOAA’s Weather Map (also linked here) > http://www.weather.gov/arh > (Low-band Marine http://www.weather.gov/source/arh/mobile/marine.html)



Infrared Satellite

Google Maps IR data. Gulf of Alaska at 6000 miles.https://goo.gl/maps/7s99f
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Buoy Map (Built by TeamHG)

This buoy map (tapping live NOAA data) was built by TeamHG via Google Maps back in 2007, and is still going strong! Kudos to NOAA Alaska (formerly located online at arh.noaa.gov) for the collaboration on this, and other open source development projects over the years!



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FAA Webcam Map
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Alaska Weather” Online! ( Live data by 4pm 7days/week. Updated by NWS Alaska > http://www.weather.gov/afc/tv

AOOS Portal / Marine Charts

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Washington PostAlaska mountain race suspended after fatal bear attacksKTOOANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular wilderness race in Alaska has been suspended for a year following two deadly attacks by black bears this week, including one at a mountain race. University of Alaska Anchorage officials say the move will allow them [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsAlaska's LGBT community celebrates 40 years of prideAlaska Dispatch NewsIdentity Alaska, a nonprofit LGBT advocacy group, turns 40 years old in 2017. Identity organizes Anchorage's Pride Festival, which is capped off each year with the equality parade, an event that has grown from a handful of people in [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsSenate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderatesAlaska Dispatch NewsWASHINGTON – A small group of moderate Republican senators, worried that their leaders' health-care bill could damage the nation's social safety net, may pose at least as significant an obstacle to the measure's passage as their colleagues on [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A statue of Secretary William Henry Seward is just days away from being installed in downtown Juneau. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — It started with an unmarked box in a bag of books. Someone donated a bag full of old books to the Friends of the Library Amazing Bookstore last summer, but mixed in with the books was… [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
state farm
The art for State Farm Insurance's purported 2017 Iditarod California animal-rights activists are claiming credit for inflicting another financial blow on the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. PETA – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – says State Farm Insurance has bowed to pressure from activists protesting that the 1,000-mile race [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: CraigMedred.news
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A statue of Secretary William Henry Seward is just days away from being installed in downtown Juneau. [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Fairbanks News Miner
Alaska Dispatch NewsThe Alaska Legislature passed a budget and avoided a government shutdown. What happens now?Alaska Dispatch NewsFor the first time, the Legislature set the amount of the Permanent Fund dividend, settling on a figure of $1,100 per Alaskan — about half of what it would be if the state [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
Alaska Dispatch NewsThe Senate health-care bill hands big costs to AlaskaAlaska Dispatch NewsWASHINGTON — Alaska doesn't fare very well under the proposed Senate health care legislation: many Alaskans are likely to face higher premium costs or less coverage, and the state would eventually have to make deep cuts to Medicaid [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska
Local students make final preparations for trip to AlaskaWWAY NewsChannel 3WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Ten local high school students are finalizing their preparations for a three week adventure in Alaska this weekend. This is all part of the Education Without Walls program put on by the National Center for Outdoor [...]
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: Alaska

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