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Oregon Coast Science: How Tides Work, How They Push Moon Away The answer goes deeper than you'd imagine and farther out into space, too; how tidal forces are slowing the Earth's rotation

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Video: The Weird Side of Spring on the Oregon Coast A look at strange sunsets, odd critters, crazed weather and unruly foam

Oregon Coast Answers: What Are Those Snake-like Tubes or Whips?
It's a seaweed (or a large algae) commonly called Bull kelp - or Bull Whip Kelp or Ribbon Kelp. Science, kids

Oregon Coast Science Experts: What is Sea Foam?
Foam in the ocean is just sea bubbles, started off by tiny little phytoplankton that have died and the way their skeletons change the surface tension of the water Kids. Attractions

Surprising Facts About Sand Dollars on the Oregon Coast Where are the most sand dollars on the Oregon coast? What are they? Are they alive? More....

Surreal North Oregon Coast Photo Adventures Everything looks normal on the surface, but clouds seem to bend and bounce daylight in curious ways

Places Where Things Explode on the Oregon Coast Get an oceanic eyeful in Yachats, Depoe Bay, Cannon Beach, Oceaside and more

A Different Side of Common Oregon Coast Landmarks Familiar places on the Oregon can take on a whole new look if you move around

Freaky Oregon Coast Facts: Geology of Pacific City's Haystack Rock How tall is it and what is the geologic origin

Rugged Hidden Places Abound in One Oregon Coast Village Oceanside is is like a happy ending to an already upbeat story along the Three Capes Tour

Video: Brown Blobs, Waves on North Oregon Coast April meant a wide variety of strange sights on the Oregon coast

Freaky Oregon Coast Facts: Geology of Pacific City's Haystack Rock
How tall is it and what is the geologic origin

Bizarre Landmarks and Landscapes of the Oregon Coast The true hidden spots of the coast provide the real fun of discovery

Weird Discoveries are in the Details on Oregon Coast The craziest things can lurk in some of your favorite, regular beach stops and spots

Depoe Bay Whale Watch Watch Center - Visitor Information, Oregon Coast
Whale Watch Center, Depoe Bay. Headquarters to the Whale Watch Spoken Here program, Tourist attraction, Central Oregon Coast. Science


Weird Science News Archive from the Oregon Coast


Rare, Bizarre Glowing Creatures Strand on Oregon Coast Beaches
  It's called a pyrosome, and the ones found here are less than a foot, and are actually massive colonies of cloned creatures

Warnings Issued for Oregon Coast About Sick Sea Lions Officials warn to keep humans and pets away from all sea lion

Japanese Glass Fishing Floats Return to Oregon Coast - Briefly Glass Japanese floats were a common sight on Oregon beaches throughout most of the 20th century

Hundreds of Crab Shells Show Up on North Oregon Coast It's simply crab molting season for the Dungeness crab in Oregon coast waters, where adult crabs are getting bigger and outgrowing their shells

Oregon Coast Photos of the Week: Weird Brown Foam Seaside has recently been the recipient of loads of strange brown foam

Oregon Coast Aquarium Sea Lion Dies in Freak Drowning A female sea lion named Bailey drowned in her pool

Sun-Drenched Oregon Coast Not Unusual for February There's a glut of extra lovely weather on the coast, and it's around for the weekend

Sand Levels Revealing Some Ghost Forests On Oregon Coast Winter has not conjured up much on Oregon's beaches this time around

Warm Weather Draws Masses to Oregon Coast and Green Flash The coast was actually generally warmer than inland during much of the week

Starving, Dying Brown Pelicans Becoming a Problem on Oregon Coast Authorities have been receiving calls about Brown Pelicans either washing up dead or exhibiting uncharacteristic behavior


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One Gnarly Big Supermoon in April for Oregon, Washington, Coast
Oregon, Washington and their coastlines are about to get seriously mooned with an the largest supermoon of the year. South coast, astronomy, sciences

Comet Y4 Could Be Bright Spot for Washington, Oregon Coasts - Portland to Sea...
A comet called Y4 ATLAS could be the brightest thing in the skies in decades. Astronomy, sciences

Looking Back: March '64 Tsunami That Wrecked Oregon Coast, Photos
On March 27, 1964, it was anything but a good Friday when the infamous Good Friday quake hit Alaska. Sciences

Be at the Oregon Coast from Afar - Living It Vicariously
There are indeed ways to check out these lovely beaches from afar - digitally. Washington coast, south coast, sciences

The Little Critter That Looks Like a Spaceship on Oregon / Washington Coast
It's called the longnose skate: a dark, sleek and thin creature. Sciences, South Coast

Four Unusual Oregon Coast Weather Phenomena
Ever heard of a fog tsunami, flying foam or Novaya Zemlya? Sciences. South coast

Oregon Coast Whales - Guide to Oregon Coast Whale Watching
Tips, updates, archived articles - sometimes even up-to-minute or latest sightings. Sciences

Four Unusual Aspects of Seaside on N. Oregon Coast
Sometimes it's in the past: others it's right out in the open and even beneath your feet. History, science, kids

Razor Clam Digs Approved on Washington Coast; Oregon Clamming Mostly Open
Updates on Washington clamming and along the southern Oregon coast to northern half. Sciences

Sun Pillar Wows Oregon, Washington Coast Along with Supermoon
All up and down the coastlines, reports came in from as far south as Bandon up to southern Washington. Sciences

Rare Fish Encounters and Wacky Sea Lion: Washington, Oregon Coast
Strange creatures in Garibaldi, Long Beach and a nutty sea lion in Newport. Sciences

Unique Spring Tips for Oregon Coast's Lincoln City: 300 Extra Floats, Traffic...
A special story time for kids, an extra 300 more floats dropped on the beach, along with other aspects of nature. Lincoln City events, Newport events

Supermoon for Washington, Oregon Coast: Major Fireballs Seen
Get ready for an extra large moon in March, visible all over the Pacific Northwest, including the Washington coast and the Oregon coast. Sciences. South coast.

Freaky, Gooey Brown Waves Again on Washington, Oregon Coast, Video
These are usually phytoplankton called diatoms, which are the most common form of these plant-like critters. Sciences. South coast. Seaside Aquarium

Janthina / Violet Snails: Tiny, Rare Purple Weirdos of Oregon Coast
Janthina janthina, otherwise known as the Violet Snail, Storm Snail or even just the common purple snail. Sciences

Wacky Bull Kelp of Oregon Coast are Giant Algae - But What's That?
A fascinating and funky gargantuan plant that holds a lot of fun secrets. Sciences, Seaside Aquarium, kids

Weird Science of Rockaway Beach's Twin Rocks, N. Oregon Coast: Video
Yes, it's lava - originally. But it has an unusual geological distinction. Sciences

Colorful Blobs Again on Oregon Coast, Bringing Some Surprises
West winds brought in their predators and maybe Japanese glass floats. Sciences, S. Coast

King Tides and Oregon Coast Citizen Science Events at Yachats, Florence
King tides and other forms of citizen science will be the focus of two events later in January. Yachats events

Storms Deposit Oddities like Sea Cucumber, Velella onto Oregon Coast
Unique creatures have popped up, including the famed velella velella and a weird little critter that looks like a worm but isn't. Science

Warm Currents Fool and Kill Another Sea Turtle on N. Oregon Coast
The Loggerhead turtle was found at Sunset Beach with one flippter stuck in netting. Sciences

Cannon Beach Events Look at Future of Oregon Coast and Its Stormy Past A lect...
A lecture on the future of the coast and one on its past. Science. Cannon Beach events

Oregon Coast Dunes Rec Area in Trouble, Releases Video
Just south of Florence, invasive species planted long ago are slowly, literally choking the dunes to death. Sciences. South coast

Gemind Meteors Brightest of Year: Will Oregon, Washington Coast See Them?
Portland, Pendleton, Seattle and Eugene and along the beaches it will peak on December 13 and 14. Weather, science, South coast

Wacky Oregon Coast History: Nov. 12 is Happy Exploding Whale Day, New Facts
More tidbits about the incident, the clip and its future. Sciences

Major Meteor Shower Could Hit West Coast, Oregon, Washington
An enormous but short burst of activity of especially bright meteors. Sciences

Lion's Mane Jellyfish: Something Ouchy on Oregon Coast Lately
Seaside Aquarium this week reporting seeing some Lion's Mane Jellyfish on the north coast. South coast, Sciences

Animal Planet Star of Crikey! It's the Irwins Films at Oregon Coast Aquarium
Bindi Irwin showed up in Newport for a segment airing Nov. 23. Science, kids

Portland, Oregon Coast, Washington Get View of Transit of Mercury
The transit of Mercury will happen in the Pacific Northwest starting a couple hours before sunrise. Weather, science

Warning: Do Not Pick Up Sea Turtles on Oregon, Washington Coast
Just like the spring and summer with baby seals on the Oregon coast, this season is about stranded sea turtle. Sciences, south coast

Wild Things Embedded in the Rocks of Oregon Coast: Fossils Ahead and Below
All sorts of ancient life forms lurk beneath the beaches, and sometimes in the cliff walls. Gleneden Beach, Newport, Cape Kiwanda, Cannon Beach, Sciences

Above the Oregon, Washington Coast: Halloween is in the Stars as Well
More to Halloween than just spooks and candy: it's an astronomical event. South coast. Sciences

Explanations of Neskowin Ghost Forest Wrong, Say Oregon Coast Geologists
Those inimitable and freaky stumps of mystery are subject of rumor and bad info. Pacific City, Lincoln City, Oceanside, Netarts, Nehalem. Sciences

Tiny Velella Velella and Intriguing Birds Latest Oregon Coast Finds
A variety of injured birds needed help, and those potentially-stinky velella velella showed up as well. Sciences

Central Oregon Coast: Florence, Yachats Events Preview
A load of music, theater, art, Halloween and even some mind-bending science

Twin Oregon Coast Secret Attractions 4,000 Years in the Making
They are stumps from trees roughly 4,000 years old, part of a ghost forest that was mysteriously torn apart in the 90s. Geology, Newport, Depoe Bay. Sciences

N. Oregon Coast Events Look into Tufted Puffin, Rocky Shores
Manzanita events, Cannon Beach events, science, kids, history

Somewhat Rare Mola Molas / Sunfish Spotted Off Oregon Coast - Video
Seen in the waters off Cape Falcon (near Manzanita) and off Otter Rock (near Depoe Bay). Sciences

Razor Clamming Reopens Along Entire Oregon Coast
The annual conservation closure on the N. coast and a problem on the south coast are over. Sciences

Scores of Dead Birds on Oregon Coast - Why?
In fact, it isn't a mass die-off at all. Sciences

Whale Sightings Through the Roof on Oregon Coast, Some Orcas
A trend that is likely to continue for at least a few days. Sciences

The Basics and the Weird About Oregon Coast Sea Foam
Sea foam is still a mystery to many people and it somehow creates the wrong impression. Sciences

Oregon Coast Lodging Openings for Labor Holiday Scarce: Complete List
Out of nearly 200 lodging businesses contacted these are the few and far between responses received, sciences

Labor Day Travel Advice for Oregon Coast, 2019
From finding a room to traffic, to other issues, there's a few things to think about. Lodging hotels, sciences

Fed Scientists Capture Incredible Wildlife, Landmark Images on N. Oregon Coast
A fantastic voyage that caught sea lions, tufted puffins, elusive rocks at Oceanside, Cannon Beach. Seaside Aquarium, science

UPDATE: Baby Whale on Oregon Coast Did Not Make High Tide, Is Euthanized
There is talk it could be euthanized. Found in Waldport's Bayshore area. Sciences

Masses of Dead Crab Parts on Oregon Coast Puzzling Beachgoers
Loads of crab shells and their parts are being found and it's leaving more questions than answers for many. Sciences. South coast. Weather

N. Oregon Coast's Tillamook County Outdoor Adventures for August
Tillamook County practically explodes with outdoor adventures with its Explore Nature Series. Oceanside events, Pacific City events

Great Summer for Whales, Crabbing, Clamming, Sea Lions: Oregon Coast Officials
Lots of possibilities for whale watching, catching sight of seals and sea lions, and crabbing and clamming. Sciences

Found Alive: Rare Thresher Shark on N. Oregon Coast, Manzanita Beach
While common off these shores. thresher sharks rarely wash up here. Seaside Aquarium, science

Great Views of ISS for Pacific NW, Portland and Oregon Coast
The International Space Station will be extra bright on Saturday. Sciences

Free Outdoor Events Every Day in Summer at Yachats Area of Central Oregon Coast
Hikes, kayaking, science presentations and even tours of a famed lighthouse. Yachats events

Maxwell Point and Tunnel Beach: Oceanside's Trippy Gift to the N. Oregon Coast
Details, nature and history of Maxwell Point and Tunnel Beach (or Star Trek Beach), at Oceanside. Travel tips

Three Small Quakes Off Oregon Coast Wednesday, No Warnings
One in the morning and then two others only ten minutes apart. Sciences, South Coast

Unique Family Fun on the Oregon Coast: Sights You Didn't Know
Looking for something different on your beach vacay: weird sciences

Eleven Quakes Rattle Off Oregon Coast on Saturday
Scientists say these clusters of quakes are not unusual. Sciences, South Coast

Latest Deceased Whale on Oregon Coast: Cause of Death Still Not Conclusive
All the test results are not yet in after a week. Seaside Aquarium, science

Oregon Astronomy: Summer Solstice Facts, Parties in Coast Range, Portland
Star watching parties in Portland and in the Oregon Coast Range to celebrate

Strange Blue Velella Velella Return to Oregon Coast, Some Spots Thicker Than ...
They showed up in April already, but in fewer numbers and not very large. Sciences

Pacific City's Headlands Lodge A Unique Take on Oregon Coast Pampering
Artful, striking architecture and the upscale meet the crazed chaos of nature


 

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