As described in a 2005 report published by the Natural Resources Defense Council, “Sounding the Depths II: The Rising Toll of Sonar, Shipping and Industrial Ocean Noise on Marine Life,” oceans that as recently as 100 years ago had been one vast, ongoing whale and piscine chorus have now essentially become senses-wilting miasmas of human-made noise. At a 2004 International Whaling Commission symposium, more than 100 scientists signed a statement asserting that the association between sonar and whale deaths “is very convincing and appears overwhelming.”
A SURFACE RIDGE OFFSHORE WILL STRENGTHEN ENOUGH TODAY TO BRING LOW END SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS OVER THE WATERS INTO THE EVENING HOURS.WINDS WILL PEAK IN THE 15 TO 20 KT RANGE DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON/EARLY EVENING SAT AND SUN. SEAS REMAIN BELOW 10 FT THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.
SV TATOOSH POSITION 45* 44.044' N by 122* 51.695' W
Today...down to Eugene for the Country Fair. Hang with Sam.