Monthly Archives: October 2015


Strong Winds, Rising Seas, and King Tides Bring Threat of Coastal Flooding

The strong onshore wind flow, tonight and tomorrow, will come at the worst possible time, because today and Wednesday are the highest astronomical tides of the year. These “king tides” happen because of the Earth, Sun, and Moon alignment in October each year, and because of sea level rise, they are getting higher and higher

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