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The Official U.S. Time
Current time across the U.S.
National Institute of Standards and Technology
U.S. and World Population Clocks
Current U.S. and world population.
Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau
National Weather Service Forecast Office: San Diego
Current digital weather map of the San Diego/Orange County region.
National Weather Service Forecast Office: Los Angeles Office
Current digital weather map of the Los Angeles/Orange County region.
National Weather Service Forecast - San Diego, CA Homepage
5-day weather forecast for San Diego (no map).
National Weather Service Graphical Forecasts
Daily forecast for the U.S. on color-coded maps. Clickable map links to more detailed regional maps.
National Weather Service Forecast Office: San Diego Office
Homepage for the San Diego region.
National Weather Service Forecast Office: Western Region Headquarters
Homepage for the western states including .
National Weather Service
Current Sea Surface Temperature
Current global map in degrees Fahrenheit.
SSEC, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Monthly SST Composites
Current maps for west coast of U.S. in degrees Celsius.
CoastWatch, NOAA
SST Anomalies
Comparison of current Atlantic and eastern Pacific SST and SST anomaly.
Global SST and SST anomaly.
U.S. Navy
Weekly Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly
Current information from on the state of the El Niño. Is the sea surface abnormally warm in the eastern equatorial Pacific?
NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostic Center
Current State of the Tropical Pacific
Current information from on the state of the El Niño.
NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostic Center
U.S. Drought Monitor
Status of drought across the U.S from USDA, NOAA, and the National Drought Mitigation Center.
MODIS Active Fire Map
Active fires across the U.S.
USDA Forest Service
National Fire Weather Page
Fire weather forecasts across the U.S.
National Weather Service
Hurricanes: Nature's Greatest Storms
Latest satellite images from the Pacific and Atlantic.
Latest Earthquakes
Recent activity from the U.S. and around the world.
U.S. Geological Survey
NASA Earth Observatory
"..freely-accessible publication on the Internet where the public can obtain new satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet. The focus is on Earth's climate and environmental change. In particular, we hope our site is useful to public media and educators. Any and all materials published on the Earth Observatory are freely available for re-publication or re-use, except where copyright is indicated." NASA Earth Observatory
Water Level Tidal Predictions
Convenient tide chart for Scripps Pier, La Jolla (San Diego), California.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
Earthguide Interactive Tide Viewer
Annual, monthly and weekly views of tides at selected locations including the Scripps pier. Two tide curves can be plotted simultaneously for comparison. Includes moon phase. Java must be enabled. This is a beta version.
Earthguide, Geosciences Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
CDIP Swell Height
Map of predicted wave heights (swell) for southern California waters.
CDIP, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
FNMOC Wave Watch 3 (WW3)
Maps of predicted wave heights around the world.
Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center, U.S. Navy
Coral Reef: Degree Heating Weeks
"Charts of Degree Heating Weeks (DHWs) are an experimental product, based on satellite data, designed to indicate the length of time that coral reefs experience thermal stress..."
NOAA Satellite and Information Service
The Cryosphere at a Glance
Maps showing the daily concentration of global ice and extent of snow at the Earth's surface. The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
NASA Human Spaceflight
Latest on the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography PierCam
View of the beach at La Jolla Shores looking towards Mt. Soledad.
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Exhibits including otters, sharks, kelp tank, and more.
NOAA South Pole Live Camera
Horizon and Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station taken every 15 minutes. "In order to preserve the life of the camera, it is tilted down onto the snow when the sun is in the field of view, which occurs for several weeks around sunset (March) and sunrise (September) when the sun marches in a circle above the horizon. From mid-April until mid-August the moon and the aurora australis provide the only natural lighting."
NOAA Live from the North Pole
"The web cams operate during the Summer warmth and daylight (April - October) and are redeployed each Spring."
You can control which way to look. "The Tundra-Cam II is located within a Biosphere Preserve (designated by UNESCO, the U.S. State Department, and the U.S. Forest Service), which has also been selected by the National Science Foundation as the alpine tundra component of the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program."
UpEnvironmental Status
Coral Bleaching Hotspots
Latest temperature stress status for coral reefs around the world from NOAA.
UpSan Diego
News from the San Diego Union Tribune.
Voice of San Diego
News from the Voice of San Diego.
News from the North County Times and The Californian.
National Weather Service Forecast - San Diego, CA Homepage
Current weather forecast .
National Weather Service Forecast Office: San Diego
Current weather conditions.
Current San Diego Traffic
San Diego freeway speeds from CalTrans.
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Updated: December 8, 2005