LiveOcean: Pacific Northwest Ocean and Estuary Forecasts

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Forecast for hypoxia in Puget Sound

LiveOcean Hypoxia Forecast

The predicted distribution of Dissolved Oxygen for bottom waters in Puget Sound from the most recent LiveOcean 3-day forecast. Hypoxia is generally considered to be below 1.4 ml/L (the red parts of the left and middle plots). The 3-day trend in bottom DO is shown on the right; blue is improving and red is getting worse.