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What's New: November 2009

Dubai Star spilling oil

NOS Responds to San Francisco Bay Oil Spill

On October 30, the T/V Dubai Star suffered a rupture in one of its fuel lines, spilling 400-800 gallons of intermediate fuel oil into the waters of southern San Francisco Bay. NOS was on the scene with the U.S. Coast Guard and state and local responders, working to minimize impacts from the spill and moving towards cleanup and restoration activities. More...

Tide Predictions map

NOAA Launches New Web-based Tide Prediction Tools

NOAA Tide Predictions is a new web-based tool that provides free, user-friendly access to official U.S. tide predictions for nearly 3,000 locations around the nation. Whether you are a professional mariner or a casual boater, you can take advantage of the application to get customized, reliable, and accurate tide predictions. More...