After a Three-decade Hiatus, Sea-level Rise May Return to the West Coast

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The West Coast of North America has caught a break that has left sea level in the eastern North Pacific Ocean steady during the last few decades, but there is evidence that a change in wind patterns may be occurring that could cause coastal sea-level rise to accelerate beginning this decade…

Original Article,Scripps Institution of Oceanography / University of California, San Diego

Bay Water Levels Are Expected to Rise, New York Times
The sea level along San Francisco Bay has fallen since 1980, but oceanographers say it will be rising soon.

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