May 2016 water temperature so far is warmer then May 2015

I suspected that the water temperature for the Kawaihae Reef and Harbor area during April and May 2016 is warmer than last year’s. NOAA Water Temperature Graphs below indicated that there are more days in May 2016 where the temperature is above 80°F already, with multiple days of peak temperature of 81.9°F as compared to … More May 2016 water temperature so far is warmer then May 2015

coral recovery monitor from 11.11.15

Update 1.08.16 Water temperature 77.9F. These two colonies appears to be 99-100% recovered. Others are still bleached here and there. Some smaller colonies are taking longer to recover. Updated 12.30.15 Water temperature 78.8F. Certainly more and more recovery across the reef. Some colonies are still bleached white, but recovery is progressing. Updated 12.20.15 More improvements. … More coral recovery monitor from 11.11.15