Nov. 7, 2017 Eyes Over Puget Sound Report

Surface condition report “October 31, 2017” is now available

Surface condition report “October 31, 2017” is now available.

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After a dry and sunny summer extending well into October, air temperatures are cooler than normal and precipitation has increased allowing rivers to regain strength. Despite a dry summer, Puget Sound is fresher this year than the past 17 years. As of September, warmer temperatures remained in South Sound. In October, surface water in the Straits however began to cool and the influence of rivers can be seen in our ferry data. Leaves drift on the water in South Sound and smaller blooms are confined to inlets as the productive season winds down. Meet our new intern and discover if Puget Sound really has sea spiders.

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Source images of the entire flight are located at:

We hope the images are inspiring and informative.