red tide santa cruz today

P: Pleurosigma spp. P: Dinophysis acuminata R: Navicula spp. Time: 9:20 am Water Temperature: 14.4 C C: Guinardia spp. P: Cylindrotheca spp. The bait ball has been hanging around all week. C: Gymnodinium cf (< 10 um brown, BB)  - Cochlodinium: None. Sky: clear * Impressions * A: Akashiwo Clear blue skies, abundant schools of forage fish in the water and elegant terns dive bombing the sea surface after them made for quite the opposite of a spooky Halloween morning of sampling at the Monterey Wharf II. R: Coscinodiscus - Significant wave height: 5.9 ft Dinoflagellates: Assemblage was still mostly Cochlodinium. P: Cylindrotheca spp. P: Thalassiothrix spp. - Dinophysis: Rare * Impressions * C: Pseudo-nitzschia R: Dinophysis acuminata (241 cells/L) Time: 10:55am Wind: 2.0 mph, SSW Foggy and cool at the wharf this am. - Significant wave height: 2.6 ft Sunny and breezy at the wharf this am, but there it was stormy over the weekend. - Cochlodinium: Common P: Myrionecta spp, Zooplankton: Wind: W 1-2 m/S. R: Lingulodinium Another beautiful morning at the wharf. (0.31X to 9,646 cells/L, 40% seriata size class) and Chaetocerus (0.47X to 2,894 chains/L). - Significant wave height: 10.5 ft Dinoflagellates: Solar radiation: 666 watts/m^2. R: Phalachroma rotundatum Visibility: 4 m R: Tropidoneis spp. P: Ceratium lineatum Wind: still, Sample Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018. R: Gyrodinium spp. - Cochlodinium: Abundant. R: Rhizosolenia spp. C: Guinardia spp. R: Cochlodinium spp. C: Gymnodinium spp Tide: Falling, Low – 12:34, 2.0 ft Surf Report: WNW swell, 6-10 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 Wind: WWN 3 m/s, * Quick HAB Observations * Rain overnight, but skies clearing this am. Time: 10:00 - Dinophysis: Present An overcast sky and lite mist greeted our intrepid sampler at MWII this morning. P: Scrippsiella spp. P: Gymnodinium cf (< 10 um brown) Wind: NNE 1 m/s. P: Dictyocha spp. Sky: Overcast (1,929 cells/L) Phytoplankton biomass in the net tow dropped off this week along with phyto diversity. Alexandrium spp was rare in live samples (1 cell). P: Prorocentrum METHOD (net, whole water): both          R: Gymnodinium R: Proboscia, * Environmental Information * R: Gymnodinium R: Paralia Diatoms were present in the background with Pseudo-nitzschia spp abundance continuing on a downward trend (0.04X to 1,479 cells/L, 100% delicatissima size class). Dinoflagellates remain numerically dominant, led by a mix of Certatium, Cochlodinium and Dinophysis spp. Water Conditions: Swell - Significant wave height: 5.2 ft P: Dictyocha spp. Diatoms: Water Color/Code: Green/brown, 5GY 3/4 (#28) Visibility: 5 m P: Dinophysis C: Prorocentrum gracile R: Acantharians Pseudo-nitzschia spp. C: Thalassiosira spp. P: Chaetoceros, R: Thalassiosira R: Thalassiosira Dinoflagellates: * Impressions * P: Akashiwo sanguinae  (1,929 cells/L) P: Polykrikos spp. R: Coscinodiscus spp. R: Guinardia spp. Water Conditions: Choppy R: Protoperidinium spp. Time: 9:00 DEPTH: 0-10 ft, Water Conditions (SCW) 2020 Tide Times & Tide Charts for the World. Collector: K. Negrey R: Ceratium R: Pleurosigma The grey shading corresponds to daylight hours between sunrise and sunset at Santa Cruz. R: Pseudo-nitzschia P: Pseudo-nitzschia spp. R: Thalassionema A: Akashiwo R: Oxytoxum spp. R: Licmophora spp. Water Conditions: Calm R: Gonyaulax spinifera   It was another cool, overcast/high fog morning at the wharf. R: Fragilariopsis spp. No Alexandrium were observed in the MWII samples. Water Conditions: Calm Water Visibility: 5 ft C: athecate brown balls (288 cells/L) Epibiont laden delicatissima size class cells remained in mix. Solar radiation: 75 watts/m^2, Sample Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Other: Wind: 5 mph, W P: Prorocentrum spp. - Cochlodinium: Rare. P: Leptocylindrus R: Ceratium lineatum Diatoms: Visibility: >5 m Tide: High – 9:07, 4.0 ft P: Protoperidinium spp. Tide: High – 8:03, 6.3 ft R: Dinophysis R: Coscinodiscus Water Conditions: Calm - Alexandrium: Rare R: Thalassionema spp. (1,801 cells/L) Overall, net phytoplankton biomass was sparse, but represented by a mix of diatoms and dinoflagellates. Sky: Sunny R: Asteromphalus spp. Wind: NE 2-4 m/s, * Quick HAB Observations * Home Mountain Biking Bikes Santa Cruz Mountain Bikes Santa Cruz Bronson 3 AL R 27.5+ 2020 Full Suspension MTB Red Tide Santa Cruz Bronson 3 AL R 27.5+ 2020 Full Suspension MTB Red Tide. Other: -----------------------------, * Quick HAB Observations * Water Visibility: 3 ft R: Oxytoxum spp. - Dinophysis: Present R: Protoperidinium spp. R: Navicula, Water Conditions (SCW) 1. P: Nitzschia spp. R: Thalassionema spp. R: Dinophysis P: Pseudo-nitzschia spp. The net community also shifted dramatically to a Chaetoceros dominated (5 species, 23.84X to 28,112 chains/L) diatom community. * Environmental Information * - Wind wave height/direction: 4.6 ft, NW, Weather Conditions (KudelaHawk) (>236 cells/L) R: Polykrikos spp. P: Dictyocha spp. P: Guinardia spp. NDBC buoy 46042 - Pseudo-nitzschia: None P: Cylindrotheca spp. - Pseudo-nitzschia: None R: Ceratium (1,179 cells/L) C: Ceratium - Pseudo-nitzschia: Common Wind: 3 mph, WNW Pseudo-nitzschia was mostly deli-size and chains were short (2-4 cells). C: Prorocentrum micans (2,015 cells/L Pseudo-nitzschia were mostly delicatissima size and they were the second most abundant genus. P: Paralia Pseudo-nitzschia increased this week (mostly seriata size) and the Alexandrium counts decreased. R: Lingulodinium polyedrum  R: Gonyaulax spinifera   - Pseudo-nitzschia: None Water Temperature: 15.8 C C: ovoid colorless flagellate (1 um) (10,642 cells/L, 61% seriata size class, up to 10 cell chains) Solar radiation: 184 watts/m^2, * Quick HAB Observations * Water Color/Code: Green, 10GY 3/4 (#29) The water temp dropped almost 2C this week. P: Leptocylindrus spp. (2,886 cells/L) Air Temperature: 56.8 F (13.8 C) R: Eucampia (5,787 cells/L, 30% seriata size class) Net tow was similar to last week - remains mostly detritus/debris with low phytoplankton biomass. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk One of the major draws of Santa Cruz is its prime location on the beach and access to the Beach Boardwalk. Fog clearing out at the wharf this morning with a lot of activity (dolphin pod, jellies, active CSLs, construction). Air Temperature: 57 F (13.9 C) P: Ceratium furca P: Ceratium teres R: Licmophora spp. (57,296 cells/L, 81.5% seriata size class) Pn were mostly P. australis. P: Pseudo-nitzschia Time: 10:20 R: Thalassiothrix spp. R: Dinophysis, Diatoms: R: Protoperidinium Water Conditions: Calm and clear P: Thalassionema spp. P: Dinophysis spp. R: Ceratium teres  (515 cells/L) P: Prorocentrum spp. (2,015 cells/L) Phytoplankton assemblage shifted to mostly dinoflagellates with just a handful of diatoms. P: Gonyaulax spinifera  (723 cells/L) R: Coscinodiscus * Impressions * R: Pseudo-nitzschia spp. Sky: Foggy (stating to clear inland) R: Myrionecta spp, Zooplankton: C: Ceratium spp. TIME: 8:25 am * Impressions * R: Gymnodinium cf (colorless, lady bug shape) P: Ceratium lineatum - Pseudo-nitzschia: Rare Silico-flagellates were also common in todays sample. R: Licmophora Along with the temp drop came a phytoplankton assemblage shift to mostly diatoms. Water Color/Code: Green, 5GY 3/4 (#28) (848 cells/L)   P: Thalassiosira spp. Net chlorophyll continued on a downward trend, with total chlorophyll also lower relative to last observations (Net Fraction: 0.56X to 0.26 ug/L ; Total: 0.38X to 12.6 ug/L by in vivo fluorescence). Water Conditions: 10GY 3/4, calm, trash and drift macroalgae  Tide: Rising, Low – 4:51, 2.5 ft P: Lithodesmium Prorocentrum was the most abundant, but Ceratium and Cochlodinium were also strong contenders. Water Temperature: 15.7 C R: Guinardia - Wind wave height/direction: 0.7 ft, WNW, Weather Conditions (KudelaHawk) R: Ditylum Another brisk, clear and sunny fall morning of sampling off the Monterey Wharf II, marred only by the haze and lingering smell of smoke from the current northern CA fire. - Akashiwo: Present. Tide: Rising/slack,  1.785m, high at 1207h R: Chaetoceros Sky: Sunny Surf Report: WNW swell, 2-3 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 C: Akashiwo R: Guinardia spp. P: Ceratium spp. R: Cocconeis spp. C: filamentous cyanobacteria DEPTH: 0-10 ft, Water Conditions (SCW) Wind: WWN 3-4m/s, * Quick HAB Observations * R: Oxytoxum spp. - Swell height/direction: 3.6 ft, NW Net tow was pretty clear today, not a lot in it (phytos or otherwise). Water Temperature: 13.3 C Air Temperature: 59.5 F (15.3 C) - Akashiwo: Present. Water Temperature: 18.5 C A beautiful sunny, cool morning of sampling at MWII. R: Pleurosigma spp. - Akashiwo: Rare. Dinoflagellates ruled the net community, again led by small gymnodinoid cell types (38,154 cells/L). R: Actinoptichus, * Environmental Information * Dinoflagellates: R: Gonyaulax spinifera   P: Dinophysis spp. The diatom assemblage was diverse and led by Pseudo-nitzschia spp. - Dinophysis: Present Diatoms: R: Dinophysis Sky: 100% cloud cover, rain P: Navicula spp. Callers outside of Florida can dial 727-502-4952. Water Color/Code: Green, 10GY 3/4 (#29) Dinoflagellates: R: Protoperidinium spp. P: Licmophora spp. - Dinophysis: Common R: Oxytoxum spp. Anchovy school back at our sampling site this week. P: Pseudo-nitzschia spp. Sky: Sunny R: Oxyphysis Air Temperature: 16.7 P: Phalachroma rotundatum Water Visibility: 4 ft R: Pseudo-nitzschia R: Asteromphalus P: Thalassionema spp. R: Gymnodinium, Diatoms: (298 cells/L)       P: Skeletonema, R: Ditylum P: Ceratium penatogonum P: Pseudo-nitzschia P: Torodinium spp. - Dinophysis: Common Water Conditions: 10GY 2/4 Pseudo-nitzschia were only observed in live samples (<200 cells/L, 100% delicatissima size class). P: Ceratium lineatum     * Impressions * Surf Report: S/SSW swell, 2-3 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 * Impressions * (257 cells/L) - Akashiwo: Rare. Dinoflagellates continue to rule the community, led by a mix of Certatium spp. Air Temperature: 15.1 oC R: Asteromphalus spp. R: Guinardia - Swell height/direction: 3.9 ft, SSW Sky: Foggy P: Acantharians Phytoplankton assemblage was mostly diatoms. P: cysts (Polykrikos type) Dinoflagellates: C: Prorocentrum spp. R: Asteromphalus spp. A: Akashiwo Monterey Monterey Bay Tide Times, Tides Forecast, Fishing Time and Tide Charts Today - Santa Cruz County - California - United States 2020 P: Akashiwo sanguinae  P: Skeletonema, R: Guinardia P: Prorocentrum cf lima (pink tipped) P: Dinophysis acuminata (482 cells/L) Collector: G Jason Smith, Monterey local conditions R: Paralia R: Alexandrium Surf Report: S/SSW swell, 4-6 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 R: Hemiaulus P: Akashiwo, R: Gymnodinium Ceratium and an unknown dino (maybe Peridinium?) Chaetoceros was still the most abundant. R: Guinardia Water Conditions: Calm, weak surge Time: 11:15am P: Dictyocha spp. (9,260 cells/L) P: Gymnodinium spp R: Lingulodinium R: Asteromphalus While not present at MWII, redtide patches were still evident offshore during our daily commute along the coast. Wind: 2.0 mph, N P: ovoid colorless flagellate (1 um) R: Gonyaulax spinifera   Visibility: 5 m Water Conditions: Calm Net tow was similar to last week – phytoplankton biomass about the same and diatoms were still the most dominant group. - Swell height/direction: 3.9 ft, NW C: Cochlodinium spp. abundance also declined sharply from last sampling  (0.03X to  3,789 cells/L, 41% seriata size class). - Pseudo-nitzschia: Rare * Impressions * - Cochlodinium: None Read about it. C: Ceratium Our sonde at nearby Monterey Abalone Co, and MODIS imagery from 8/30 revealed dense red tide patches (chl > 200ug/L!) Tide: Rising, Low – 7:13, -1.0 ft P: Prorocentrum Net tow was mostly dinoflagellates with an increase in biomass this week. Surf Report: SSW swell, 3-5 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 Wind: 3 mph, NNW Solar radiation: 108 watts/m^2, Today_______-__Last Week------ __2 Weeks Agooda R: Coscinodiscus spp. Tide: Falling, Low – 11:30, 2.6 ft Dinoflagellates declined in abundance led by unhappy looking Akashiwo sanguinae (0.23X to 1,801 cells/L) and Prorocentrum micans (0.7X to 2,829 cells/L). Dinoflagellates: Net tow was mostly dinoflagellates with another increase in phytoplankton biomass. P: Cochlodinium, R: Protoperidinium Tide: Falling, High – 6:15, 5.7 ft R: Coscinodiscus High tide hits Mumbai as heavy rainfall continues to lash the city. P: Myrionecta spp Other: R: Tropidoneis, * Environmental Information * Air Temperature: 58.0 F (14.4 C) Dinoflagellates: - Wind wave height/direction: 4.6 ft, WNW, Weather Conditions (KudelaHawk) R: Cylindrotheca spp. * Impressions * (1,260 cells/L) R: Coscinodiscus * Impressions * R: Protoperidinium spp. Water Color/Code: Brown/green, 5GY 2/2 (#17) C: Prorocentrum micans (7,958 cells/L Wind: None P: Lauderia spp. Water Conditions: Strong current Assemblage remains mostly diatoms, Skeletonema was the most abundant. Surf Report: WNW swell, 3-4 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 R: Coscinodiscus Water Conditions: Calm R: Guindardia Dinoflagellates: P: Gyrodinium spp. R: Pseudo-nitzschia P: Heterocapsa spp  (332 cells/L) P: Dinophysis fortii Dinoflagellates: C: Akashiwo Surf Report: S swell, 2-3 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 - Wind wave height/direction: 0.7 ft, WNW, Weather Conditions (KudelaHawk) Dinoflagellates: Dinoflagellates: - Significant wave height: 4.9 ft R: Pleurosigma spp. Cool and sunny morning at the wharf. R: Dinophysis spp. R: Pleurosigma R: Coscinodiscus Another beautiful morning at the wharf. Alex counts doubled this week. R: Coscinodiscus Talking about a meek beginning to the month, net chlorophyll biomass was sharply lower while total was higher in samples this week (Net Fraction: 0.35X to 0.34 ug/L; Total: 1.37X to 31.84 ug/L by in vivo fluorescence) hinting at a shift to smaller cells (< Phaeocystis) and detritus. R: Scrippsiella spp. R: Ceratium azicorum C: Skeletonema R: Coscinodiscus Tide: Rising – 8:12, 0.3 ft R: Oxytoxum spp. * Impressions * (257 cells/L), Diatoms: - Cochlodinium: Present R: Prorocentrum Air Temperature: 55.6 F (13.1 C) The phytoplankton assemblage was mostly diatoms (only saw 1 dino). P: Thalassiothrix spp. R: Licmophora, Water Conditions (SCW) P: Detonula * Impressions * R: Pleurosigma R: Scrippsiella spp. Water Conditions: Calm Water Conditions: Calm Collector: S. Garcia Sky: Overcast, marine layer and fog/haze clearing from shore * Environmental Information * R: ovoid colorless flagellate (1 um), Zooplankton: R: Guinardia spp. - Swell height/direction: 3.6 ft, NW * ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION * Sky: Sunny Wind: 1.0 mph, NE R: Pluerosigma, * Environmental Information * - Swell height/direction: 4.3 ft, S R: Gymnodinium Water Conditions: Calm R: Coscinodiscus Net tow remains mostly detritus/debris, but less than last week. R: Thalassiosira - Pseudo-nitzschia: Common Water temp dropped a couple degrees this week along with a decrease in phytoplankton biomass. Sky: Sunny P: Dinophysis, R: Protoperidinium Air Temperature: 13.9 oC (230 cells/L) METHOD (net, whole water): both          R: Noctiluca spp. More rain over the past couple of days. Sky: Overcast Time: 8:25 am - Alexandrium: Rare R: Protoperidinium spp. C: Ceratium - Pseudo-nitzschia: Rare Santa Cruz Bronson 3 AL S 27.5+ 2020 Full Suspension MTB Red Tide. - Dinophysis: Present R: Coscinodiscus spp. P: Ceratium P: Dinophysis fortii R: Coscinodiscus C: Akashiwo sanguinae  (2,037 cells/L) An exceptionally calm sea surface made along with low community biomass made for strikingly high water clarity compared to the past few weeks. R: Dinophysis fortii  P: Guinardia, R: Pseudo-nitzschia Prorocentrum was the most abundant. P: Myrionecta spp, Zooplankton: METHOD (net, whole water): both          - Alexandrium: None (705 cells/L, 46% seriata size class) - Pseudo-nitzschia: None R: Ditylum spp. R: Oxytoxum spp. R: Dinophysis R: Coscinodiscus It was a warm, sunny morning at the wharf. - Significant wave height: 5.2 ft Water Color/Code: Green, 10GY 3/4 (#29) R: Eucampia Tamarindo Tide Times, Tides Forecast, Fishing Time and Tide Charts Today - Santa Cruz - Guanacaste - Costa Rica 2020 R: Dinophysis Dinoflagellates: R: Alexandrium Pseudo-nitzschia were all deli-size. - Significant wave height: 13.5 ft Water temperature increased by ca. R: Gymnodinium spp P: Myrionecta spp, Zooplankton: - Akashiwo: None. P: Ceratium Dinoflagellates: R: Oxytoxum spp. Dinoflagellates: Time: 11:15am Large/dense anchovy school at the sampling site this am. Water Visibility: 7 ft P: Guinardia spp. P: ovoid colorless flagellate (1 um) DEPTH: 0-10 ft, Water Conditions (SCW) P: ovoid colorless flagellate (1 um) - Wind wave height/direction: 1.0 ft, SSW, Weather Conditions (KudelaHawk) R: Coscinodiscus R: Dinophysis spp. P: Scrippsiella, R: Gymnodinium Total toxic Pn count was about the same as last week, but more evenly split between P. australis and P. multiseries. Calm waters and low phytoplankton biomass contributed to increased water clarity (visibility >7m!). R: Pseudo-nitzschia spp. * Impressions * C: Ceratium P: pale green flagellate (3 - 5 um) Sky: Clear and sunny, marine layer offshore P: Pyrophacus spp. R: Torodinium spp. Air Temperature: 63.7 F (17.6 C) R: Rhaphoneis spp. Dinoflagellates: P: Prorocentrum micans * Impressions * - Alexandrium: Present (2 & 4 cell chains) Water Conditions: Calm A: Skeletonema Surf Report: WNW swell, 3-4 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 12/4/2020: The tide now in Santa Cruz (Monterey Bay), CA is rising. Surf Report: WNW/NW swell, 3-4 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 Solar radiation: 344 watts/m^2, * Quick HAB Observations * While net sample filters where caramel brown, whole water filters were olive green tinted, hinting at a significant nanoplankton bloom. Collector: April Woods, Monterey local conditions P: Licmophora spp. R: Cochlodinium R: Lauderia spp. R: Leptocylindrus spp. It is now being seen in Northern California, including recently in Santa Cruz. Water Temperature: 17.8 C P: Cochlodinium spp. R: Torodinium spp. Dinoflagellates: C: Detonula R: Pyrocystis - Cochlodinium: Rare. Water Conditions: 10GY 2/4,  light chop Water Color/Code: Green, 10GY 3/4 (#29) C: Cochlodinium spp. It was a cool and partly cloudy morning at the wharf. Water Conditions: Calm Visibility: 5 m Surf Report: SSW swell, 3-4 ft (241 cells/L) Surf Report: SW swell, 4-7 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 Wind: breeze, N P: Prorocentrum spp. Water Conditions: Calm R: Polykrikos spp. R: Eucampia Wind: 11 mph, S Solar radiation: 441 watts/m^2, * Quick HAB Observations * Sky: Sunny Overcast/high marine layer over the wharf this am. R: Oxytoxum spp. - Dinophysis: Rare Grazers were abundant and active in today's samples. Solar radiation: 197 watts/m^2, * Quick HAB Observations * Dinoflagellates: P: Paralia * Impressions * R: (ulvacean) green zoospores, Zooplankton: Prorocentrum was the most abundant. Collector: C. Martin Weather Conditions (KudelaHawk) R: Thalassiosira * Impressions * Zooplankton: P: Dinophysis tripos P: foraminifera, Zooplankton: A: Prorocentrum P: Tropidoneis spp. Home Mountain Biking Bikes Santa Cruz Mountain Bikes Santa Cruz Bronson 3 AL R 27.5+ 2020 Full Suspension MTB Red Tide Santa Cruz Bronson 3 AL R 27.5+ 2020 Full Suspension MTB Red Tide. R: Gymnodinium Water Conditions: Calm, small swell Sunrise is at 7:07am and sunset is at 4:51pm. C: Akashiwo (721 cells/L) DEPTH: 0-10 ft, Water Conditions (SCW) R: Gonyaulax spinifera   Water Temperature: 12.3 C R: Coscinodiscus Chlorophyll levels were higher than our winter time lows (Net Fraction: 0.57 ug/L chl; Total: 5.1 ug/L by in vivo fluorescence). Surf Report: SSW swell, 3-4 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 R: Tropidoneis spp. R: Licmophora spp. C: Akashiwo P: Guindardia, R: Licmophora Collector: G Jason Smith, Monterey local conditions R: Coscinodiscus C: Prorocentrum micans Collector: G Jason Smith, Monterey local conditions P: Odontella Air Temperature: 14.9 P: Dinophysis fortii   Water Conditions: Large swell, stormy - Wind wave height/direction: 3.3 ft, WNW, Weather Conditions (KudelaHawk) C: LRB (little round balls) C: Ceratium spp. Water Color/Code: Green, 5Y 3/4 (#21) Air Temperature: 56.1 F (13.4 C) R: Actinoptychus - Pseudo-nitzschia: Present Diatoms: R: Noctiluca spp. Tide: Falling,  1.307 m, low at 1455h Sky: Sunny R: Ceratium lineatum Wind: NNW 2-3 m/S. R: Gyrodinium P: Coscinodiscus - Significant wave height: 3.9 ft Wind: None * Impressions * R: Dinophysis tripos Wind: 4 mph, WNW Air Temperature: 58 F (14.4 C) P: Boreadinium cf R: Guinardia R: Gyrodinium spp. - Cochlodinium: Present. Dinoflagellates: Water Conditions: Calm P: Myrionecta spp, Zooplankton: A: Ceratium fusus R: Licmophora - Pseudo-nitzschia: None There was also a bait ball hanging around nearby. R: Torodinium spp. Wind: 3 mph, ESE R: Noctiluca - Cochlodinium: Rare. - Alexandrium: None R: Lithodesmium spp. Wind: 4 mph, ENE R: Ceratium furca         Water Visibility: 6 ft - Dinophysis: Rare Collector: April Woods, Monterey local conditions Water Conditions: Choppy - Swell height/direction: 8.9 ft, WNW - Dinophysis: Rare Pseudo-nitzschia cells were mostly delicatissima size. R: Cylindrotheca spp. P: Eucampia, R: Asteromphalus P: Ceratium teres R: Fragilariopsis - Significant wave height: 9.5 ft P: Protoperidinium, R: Gymnodinium Surf Report: SSW swell, 3-4 ft, NDBC buoy 46042 R: Akashiwo R: Thalassiosira spp. R: Rhaphoneis spp. California King Tides are coming back to Santa Cruz County, and this season, you have even more opportunities to enjoy these impressive tides! P: Oxyphysis - Alexandrium: None C: Dinophysis acuminata (241 cells/L) - Significant wave height: 7.5 ft Wind: WWN, 3-4 m/s. C: rotifers, nauplii, fish larvae C: Thalassiothrix spp. Sky: Sunny Water Conditions: Calm (5,787 cells/L, 30% seriata size class) R: Gymnodinium cf (< 10 um brown) P: Thalassiothrix spp. P: Tropidoneis spp. P: Skeletonema spp. close behind. Surface water temperature rose by 1 oC compared to last sample. R: Coscinodiscus R: Ceratium fusus Solar radiation: 195 watts/m^2, Sample Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019, * Quick HAB Observations * Water Visibility: 3 ft Time: 9:30 am C: Pseudo-nitzschia spp. Dinoflagellates: Water Temperature: 13.7 C P: Scrippsiella spp. R: Gymnodinium spp. R: Oxyphysis Unit Settings Measurement preferences are ... Santa Cruz County; Capitola City Beach; ... Tides All Tide Points High Tides Low Tides. - Cochlodinium: Rare R: Coscinodiscus R: Oxyphysis, Diatoms: Solar radiation: 279 watts/m^2, * Quick HAB Observations * R: Asteromphalus, Water Conditions (SCW) R: Eucampia                   C: Dictyocha spp. TIME: 8:35 am R: Ditylum spp. R: Ditylum, * Environmental Information * R: Paralia, * Environmental Information * Sun rise tomorrow is 7:03 AM. - Dinophysis: Rare Healthy looking Pseudo-nitzschia spp were observed in live and quantitative samples (2,037 cells/L, 50% seriata size class). P: Prorocentrum micans  - Wind wave height/direction: 1.3 ft, WSW, Weather Conditions (KudelaHawk) Water Conditions: Calm Pseudo-nitzschia were mostly seriata size. Fog was clearing out over the wharf this am. Time: 10:45am Assemblage was mostly Akashiwo and Cochlodinium (not convinced its Cochlo – could be an Alex?). Water Conditions: Calm P: Ceratium, Diatoms: Sky: Sunny R: Prorocentrum Collector: G Jason Smith, Monterey local conditions Detailed forecast tide charts and tables with past and future low and high tide times. Other: NOTE: We do not accept responsibility for any amendments or changes to the data whilst it is Tide: Rising 0.344m, high at 1404h C: Ceratium R: Ditylum spp. C: Prorocentrum spp. - Pseudo-nitzschia: Rare C: Prorocentrum - Dinophysis: Present Santa Cruz Bronson 3a Aluminum / Color: Red Tide or Olive Juliana Roubion 3a Aluminum / Color: Maritime Grey Santa Cruz 5010 3a Aluminum / Color: Dark Grey, or Robins Egg (light blue) R: Alexandrium, Diatoms: Other: Water Color/Code: Green/brown, 5GY 2/2 (#17) (grey green) R: Pleurosigma spp. Prorocentrum and Ceratium were the most abundant. With no clear dominant group this week and were abundant and Pn seriata. Tiny cells this week, but Ceratium and an Unknown Gymnodinium like cell was the! 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