Skip to comments.Giant red blob of hot sea water the size of Texas suddenly appears off the coast of New Zealand - and scientists warn it could devastate fish and coral
Posted on 12/28/2019 7:09:17 AM PST by C19fan
A hot patch of water off the eastern coast of New Zealand has created a huge red blob on heat maps as a marine heatwave sweeps the South Pacific Ocean. The blotch stretches tens of thousands of square kilometres and is one of the warmest sea spots on the planet with temperatures of up to 20C. The water is 4C degrees above the average temperature of 10 to 15C, nearing temperatures in the Tropics, which range between 20 and 30C. Professor James Renwick, a weather and climate researcher at Victoria University, said the phenomenon is caused when an area becomes concentrated with sunshine and little wind.
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"Could" does not compute.
Stuff like that puts me in the doldrums.
Read the entire article....”It’s a normal ocean event”...NOT climate change
Has he Weather Channel blamed this on humans yet?
There have been several deep earthquakes in New Zealand. Could that be a factor?
DUTCHSINSE Earthquake Updates...
So the water is 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Not quite comfortable for swimming.
Lava leak ?.
How DARE YOU! You've stolen my talking point! It IS climate change.
Tropospheric ducting is a type of radio propagation that tends to happen during periods of stable, anticyclonic weather. In this propagation method, when the signal encounters a rise in temperature in the atmosphere instead of the normal decrease (known as a temperature inversion), the higher refractive index of the atmosphere there will cause the signal to be bent.
All those lava vents off the coast have nothing to do with it.
Would, could, should... the three word most associated with anything the Green Nazi’s say
Stopped reading at “could”
Under water volcano?
What does the great Greta have to say about this ???
There is an underwater volcano by New Zealand.
Rosie O’Donnell diving?
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