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Permanent and alarming changes to ocean chemistry along the West Coast require immediate, decisive action, warns the 20-member West Coast Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Science Panel in a report unveiled Monday. 
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The California ROMS model has recently been added to the USCG Search and Rescue Optimal Planning System (SAROPS). The information provided by the model is now directly integrated into the SAROPS dashboard and will be used as a tool to aid in search and rescue efforts.

A new Harmful Algal Bloom model for California provides experimental forecasts of HAB events one to three days into the future. Forecasts are available for Pseudo-nitzschia and Domoic Acid (the biotoxin Pseudo-nitzschia releases).

Ever wonder where flip flops lost in the waves end up, or where the trash on the beach came from?  Check out the new drop a drifter tool.  The data product is based on the California ROMS model forecasts and uses the ocean circulation model to predict where a floating object will end up in a few days...