Ocean sunset
Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Scott.

​Yes, the ocean is continuing to warm. Notably, all ocean basins have been experiencing significant warming since 1998, with more heat being transferred deeper into the ocean since 1990.

To date, the ocean contains 93 percent of the heat from human-induced global warming, and the year 2017 was the global ocean’s warmest year ever measured.

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