Above...Bakeneko (化け猫, monster cat) from the Buson Yōkai Emaki (蕪村妖怪絵巻) Circa 1754
NOAA to move faster to reform commercial fishing
According to NOAA, commercial fishing landings are worth $4 billion a year dockside, and rebuilding overfished stocks would increase those values by 54 percent.
SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A LOW PRES AND SECOND FRONTAL PASSAGE ON TUE. LOW PRES WILL PASS JUST NW OF THE WATERS WED BEFORE A HIGH PRES RIDGE CROSSES THE WATERS LATE WED INTO EARLY THU. ANOTHER LOW WILL APPROACH AND THEN PASS NW OF THE REGION LATE THU PULLING A COLD FRONT INTO THE AREA FRI. CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT 830 AM PST MON DEC 14 2009 ...GALE WARNING... .TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN SW PORTION SHIFTING TO W TO SW AND DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT. RAIN AND TSTMS. .TONIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...EXCEPT SW PORTION SW 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT THROUGHOUT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST SE. RAIN AND TSTMS ENDING W TO E.
TATOOSH POSITION 45* 44.044' N by 122* 51.695' W