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Old 01-28-2014, 10:27 PM
markovian process
 
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Originally Posted by Natnasci View Post
In regards to Northumberland Straight…from wiki.

"The strait's shallow depths lend to warm water temperatures in summer months, with some areas reaching 25°C, or 77°F. Consequently the strait is reportedly home to the warmest ocean water temperatures in Canada, and some of the warmest ocean water temperatures on the Atlantic coast north of Virginia."
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Originally Posted by kevike View Post
According to seatemperature.org even the sea temps in Boston are warmer than those in either Prince Edward Island or New Brunswick. That some of these Maritime beach's have warmer water than any ocean beach on the NE US coast north of Virginia is just another one of those unexplainable things which makes Canada just so darn awesome!
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Originally Posted by Acajack View Post
I am not exaggerating, though I cannot explain it scientifically. These are the actual average temperatures. Note that average daytime temperatures are generally above 25C in the area I mentioned, but at night it generally drops to 15-18C, so the overall average is generally just below 20C in most places. But the water temperature as I said is 20-25C most everywhere that is inhabited in this part of the world for lakes, but not in all places on the ocean. For example, the ocean waters around most of Nova Scotia tend to be quite cold.
I'm just finding it hard to image how water can be hotter than the average air temperature. The water gets heat added up by day and lost at night, so the water should at most be as hot as the average or a little cooler.

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