Study: Narragansett Bay temps reached record highs, lows last year

A GRAPH SHOWING WATER TEMPERATURE at Fox Island, off the Wickford Village coast in North Kingstown. / COURTESY URI/JEREMY COLLIE
A GRAPH SHOWING WATER TEMPERATURE at Fox Island, off the Wickford Village coast in North Kingstown. / COURTESY URI/JEREMY COLLIE
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – An oceanographer at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography said temperatures in Narragansett Bay hit record highs and lows in 2015. Jeremy Collie said the temperatures represent the “most extreme” fluctuations observed since the school started surveying the waters 56 years ago. “What really stands out with our findings…

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