Atlantic Ocean

Parts Of Long Island, New York Inundated With Flash Floods

CBS 2’s Lonnie Quinn: Atmospheric Anomaly Brought Virtually Unheard Of Rain Totals To Long Island

A virtually unheard of anomaly in the atmosphere was to blame for a devastating rainstorm on Long Island Wednesday, which set a new one-day record for rainfall in New York State.

08/13/2014

The U.S. Coast Guard searches the Atlantic Ocean off Island Beach State Park for a missing swimmer from France. A body was found in the water nearby on Saturday, July 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Body Found Near Where Man Vanished While Swimming Off Jersey Shore

A body was found Saturday morning off in the waters off the Jersey Shore, not far from where a Frenchman vanished missing while trying to swim in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time.

07/19/2014

Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Lifeguards Spread A Serious Message As Shore Towns Prepare For The 4th Of July

Major replenishment projects at the Jersey shore have most towns ready for the Fourth of July, and have made Sandy feel like a distant memory.

06/30/2014

Kathryn Sullivan, NOAA Administrator, issues the initial outlook for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season during a press conference on May 22, 2014 at the New York City Office of Emergency Management's Emergency Operations Center in Brooklyn. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Forecasters Predict Slow Atlantic Hurricane Season

A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.

05/22/2014

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The 5 Best Beaches In New York City

New York City has 14 miles of beaches, from beauties in the Bronx to the historical sands of Brooklyn to surfing in Queens.

05/21/2014

Sandy Hook Boat Accident

1 Person Hospitalized When Smaller Boat Hits Vessel Near Sandy Hook, N.J.

One person was injured Tuesday afternoon when a boat slammed into a 900-foot vessel on the Atlantic Ocean near the Sandy Hook barrier spit.

03/18/2014

Victor Mooney plans another attempt to row across the Atlantic. (Credit: Victor Mooney.)

Queens Man To Make 4th Attempt To Row Across Atlantic

A Queens man said this weekend that he will once again attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean, in an effort to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS.

09/22/2013

Sharks

Safe To Go Back In The Water? Shark Sighting Sparks Caution Among Swimmers

It’s not the first time that it has happened, but there was a recent shark sighting at Atlantic Beach in Hempstead, and evidence shows that it may be the second sighting inside of a week.

07/29/2013

Bay Head, N.J. (file / credit: Borough of Bay Head)

Suspected Mine Detonated In Surf Off Jersey Shore

A plume of water shot about 125 feet in the air and a boom echoed through town Wednesday as a military explosives team detonated a suspected mine that a diver had discovered partially buried in sand in the Atlantic Ocean.

06/26/2013

Seaside Heights, left in ruins after superstorm Sandy, is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Seaside Heights Residents Might Move Back Early Next Year

It is still too dangerous for people to live on the barrier island and right now, there’s a strict curfew overnight.

12/06/2012

Damage from Sandy is seen in the borough of Beach Haven on Long Beach Island - Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Holgate Residents Allowed Back To Homes On Long Beach Island

Homeowners are getting their first look at a Long Beach Island community that was among the areas hardest hit by superstorm Sandy.

11/27/2012

The Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea are is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Some Jersey Shore Residents Intent On Staying Despite Sandy’s Damage

The Atlantic Ocean is docile now, but during superstorm Sandy, it was a different story.

11/02/2012

Kathleen Miskell (credit: Erin Mulcahy)

Parasailing Death Of Conn. Woman To Be Investigated

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending an agent to investigate the death of a woman who fell into the Atlantic Ocean when her harness broke while parasailing.

08/17/2012

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Sea Levels Rising Along East Coast

There is a new phenomenon occurring, and climate change is suspected to be behind it, reported WCBS 880’s Jim Smith.

06/25/2012

Midtown At Midnight, 8-28-11 (credit: Mark Rodriguez/CBS 2)

Hurricane Irene Lashes New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

Hurricane Irene is thundering up the east coast, lashing the tri-state with high winds and torrential rain and leaving millions without power.

08/28/2011

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