Some aspects of currents in Long Island Sound

by R. Lawrence Swanson

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  • Ocean currents -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)

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Statementby Robert Lawrence Swanson.
The Physical Object
Pagination150 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages150
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Inviting view east among the islands, past the Execution Rocks lighthouse, out on to the open Long Island Sound. After lunch, round the northern tip of City Island, under bridge connecting it to mainland, and south through Eastchester Bay. Now paddling with some tail current, but opposed by head wind, now building up to knots. Neptune Island is an island in Long Island Sound and part of the City of New Rochelle, New York. The island is connected to the mainland by stone causeway over which Neptune Road passes. A dam at the east end of the peninsula creates a small pond, while its west shore edges the Neptune Basin inlet. The shining waters with pale currents strewn, The quiet fishing-smacks, the Eastern cove, The semi-circle of its dark, green grove. The luminous grasses, and the merry sun. Long Island Sound By Emma Lazarus About this Poet Emma Lazarus was born in New York City to a wealthy family and educated by private tutors. Capt. Mark Anderson - Long Island Sound. PM. April in Long Island Sound - The boat is in the water and it is chilly. The warm winter is not translating to a warmer spring. Water temp is 47 today. We will be checking on the Blackfish bite before the end of April if the water hits 50 degrees.

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Current observations were obtained at three locations forming a cross section along 70°34'W longitude in Long Island Sound. Fifteen days of data were selected from each series so that nearly simultaneous observations were used in the by: 4. The direction and velocity of the currents are affected by strong winds which may increase or diminish the periods of floo d or ebb.

Directions and velocities from Point Judith to Throgs Neck for each hour of the tidal cycle will be found in Tidal Current Charts, Long Island Sound and Block Island Sound.

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View as book. This Item. View this item elsewhere: Item Data. Cite This Item. The New York Public Library. "Tidal currents of Long Island Sound and approaches" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

http. Spanning the shores of Connecticut and Long Island, New York, the Long Island Sound is one of the most picturesque places in North America. From the discovery of the Sound into the adventures of Captain Kidd, to the sinking of the Lexington in the sound inthe Long Island Sound also holds a unique place in American history.

The Long Island Sound traces the growth of fishing and. LONG ISLAND SOUND. Average Speed and Direction Min Before Flood Flood Min Before Ebb Ebb; Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir; The Race Current Weak and Variable: Davids Island, channel mile east of: 40° 53' 73° 46' Current Weak and Variable: Huckleberry Island, mile NW of: 40° ' 73°   To keep you up-to-date on your beloved beach getaways, here are some fun facts about Long Island Sound: Long Island Sound is a tidal estuary, which is an body of water consisting of both fresh and salt water 90% of the freshwater comes from three main rivers in Connecticut: the Housatonic, the Thames, and the Connecticut rivers.

Take a look at the data for Throg's Neck, one of the inlets for water to Long Island Sound. The current here turns around before high and low tide. Maximum current is just after the high and low tide is reached. The data for Stamford, Connecticut has the same basic pattern.

Current and. What You Should Know highlights key concepts about climate change and its impact on coastal areas, including Long Island Sound, from the EPA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Long Island Sound Study and its also are links to other websites to learn more.

On the surface, Long Island Sound can seem serene and unspoiled, but the remains of shipwrecks, utility cables and other debris suggest otherwise Frank Juliano. Water temperature in Long Island Sound today is °C/54°F.

Based on our historical data over a period of ten years, the warmest water in this day in Long Island Sound was recorded in and was °C/55°F, and the coldest was recorded in at °C/°F. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Long Island Sound, Caution. Submarine operating areas are in the approaches to New London Harbor, Connecticut River, and off the northern shore of Lon g Island. As submarines may be operating submerged in these areas, vessels should proceed with caution. New London Harbor, Dangers. On the west side of the approach to New.

7 day Long Island Sound tides forecast *These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (New Haven Harbor entrance, Connecticut) and may differ significantly depending on note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

The Long Island Sound Task Force, a Connecticut-based group, says the lobster population on its side has increased significantly, and may.

Long Island Sound is sandwiched between Long Island to the South and NY/CT to the North, and these two sides are very diverse both topographically and culturally.

(Sometimes the accents are so distinct you'd think you’ve crossed into a foreign country.) The Long Island side offers a succession of great cruising destinations in its bays, while the northern territory is characterized by rivers. When you think about island getaways, the Connecticut coast of the Long Island Sound may not be the first location that comes to mind, but as it turns out, there are hundreds of islands in the Sound--from small, rocky outcroppings only visible at low tide to acre stretches that are home to lighthouses, camping facilities, and pirate adventures.

By Michael Carr – We were searching the bottom of Long Island Sound between Old Saybrook CT and Plum Island Long Island, for a 36 ft. powerboat. The boat sank after colliding with a. On a sunny Saturday not long ago, he had his book in hand as John Wadsworth steered the foot Sunbeam Express, carrying about passengers, down the Niantic River and out into the Sound.

Bathymetric Contours for Long Island Sound - 5 m: Source: USGS USGS OFR Description: This bathymetric contour data set was derived from a gridded data set obtained from URI (, G. Hatcher). They used the "Gridder" program to obtain the grid. This gridded data set was generated from the original NOS soundings from 9 track tape that was cleaned up and edited at URI.

There are plenty of beaches in Connecticut, but these beauties along the Long Island Sound will make you feel like you’re on a tropical island.

With miles miles of beach to choose from, you’re sure to find your ideal spot. Whether you’re looking to relax with a good book or take a dip in the Sound, these are the best beaches to do it.

When you purchase our Nautical Charts App, you get all the great marine chart app features like fishing spots, along with LONG ISLAND SOUND-EASTERN PART CONN-NY marine chart. The Marine Navigation App provides advanced features of a Marine Chartplotter including adjusting water level offset and custom depth shading.

Fishing spots and depth contours layers are available in most Lake maps. Long Island Sound, semienclosed arm of the North Atlantic Ocean, lying between the New York–Connecticut (U.S.) shore to the north and Long Island to the south. Covering 1, square miles (3, square km), it is 90 miles ( km) long and 3–20 miles (5–32 km) wide and is limited on the east by Orient Point (Long Island) and Plum, Gull, and Fishers islands and on the west by the narrow.

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Long Island, island in the Atlantic Ocean that comprises the southeasternmost part of New York state, U.S. The island lies roughly parallel to the southern shore of Connecticut, from which it is separated to the north by Long Island Sound.

Long Island’s western end forms part of the harbor of New York City. The Paleo-environmental History of Long Island Sound, as Traced by Organic Carbon, Biogrnic Silica and Stable Isotope / Trace Element Studies in Sediment Cores, by J.C.

Varekamp, et al. In Procedings, 6th Biennial Long Island Sound Meeting (Groton, CT, October ), pub. (Wesleyan University)-- PML Catalog Sampler. Marine Forecast for Long Island Sound East of New Haven CT/Port Jefferson NY. but the GFS has a 70 kt low level jet and some potential for wind advisory conditions along the coast.

Current model consensus has the frontal system moving across the area Monday night with the strongest forcing shifting to the east. With the storm track well.

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Fishing Long Island Sound covers all the best shore- and boat-fishing locations on Long Island Sound, including Connecticut, Long Island's north shore, Fishers Island and New York City waters. GPS coordinates, not listed in similar books, are provided for numerous navigational markers, boat launches, state parks and fishing hotspots including reefs, wrecks, beaches and piers.

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SLAMM is widely recognized as an effective model in which long term shoreline and habitat class changes are predicted as a function of land elevation, tide range, sea level rise, and other environmental factors.

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Smith of Sound Beach, New York, over miles ( km) away on the far side of Long Island, wrote: Having read with much interest the account of the fatality off Spring Lake, N.J., I should like to offer a suggestion somewhat at variance with the shark theory.

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