Hydrographic and Meteorological Study of Aransas Bay System - Analysis of Populations of Sports and Commercial Fin-Fish and of Factors Which Affect These Populations in the Coastal Bays of Texas
Salinities in the Aransas Bay System were higher in 1963 than in 1962. Copano Bay salinities reached a high of 49 ppt in 1963 as compared to 32 ppt in 1962. Rainfall in 1963 was 15 per cent less than in 1962. Water temperatures in 1963 were of a pattern similar to years past. Although a freeze was recorded, in January of 1963, the lower water temperature reading recorded was 4.5 degrees C.