Friends of the Bay conducts water quality monitoring in Oyster Bay and Cold Spring Harbor, sponsors community events on the water and beach and works with citizens and local government for wetland restoration and habitat protection
Current Weather Conditions in Oyster Bay Harbor

Current Weather Conditions in Oyster Bay Harbor

The Oyster Bay Marine Center has a weather station reporting real time weather conditions at their dock in Oyster Bay Harbor.
Latest entries

1.16.13 NOAA Report on Temperature

1.16.13 How’s The Water by Patricia Aitken, Executive Director The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has just issued its monthly State of the Climate Report, which said that “2012 was the warmest and second most extreme year on record for the contiguous U.S.” The extreme weather experienced in the lower 48 included drought, wildfires,...

1..9.13 -The Forest Unseen Book Review

1.9.13 How’s The Water by Patricia Aitken, Executive Director A new year, bringing so many opportunities for us all! A New Year unfolds as a blank slate to be filled in with our dreams and plans as the year progresses. As frequent readers of this column know, I am an avid reader. This year I...

1.30.13 Macaulay Library

Hows the Water By Patricia Aitken, Executive Director January 30, 2013 Winter has arrived with a vengeance as I am writing this column. The forecast is for warmer weather to return, but it is currently 14°. At this time, it is perhaps nice to stay indoors and prepare for the warmer weather ahead by listening...

From Our New Executive Director

I am tremendously excited to join Friends of the Bay as its new Executive Director.  I have spent my life engaged with the sea in various ways; Working with Friends of the Bay is my chance to give something back, to devote my energy to the health of our very special piece of the sea-...

Friends Of The Bay Sponsors Beach Clean-up

HarborBeachCleanupDay4-27-13LettersizeThe Annual Harbor and Beach Clean Up to take place at Theodore Roosevelt Park in Oyster Bay, Saturday April 27, 2013, at 8 a.m. Friends of the Bay,a non-profit organization which conducts water quality monitoring in Oyster Bay and Cold Spring Harbor, is participating in the Harbor and Beach Clean Up on Saturday April 27,...