Tag: high tides

Myrtle Beach records 6th highest tide level with more flooding expected as storm forecast

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) — The tides in Myrtle Beach hit the sixth-highest on record Saturday morning and could rise further on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service office in Wilmington, North Carolina. “Sunday morning’s tide will be even higher and could approach hurricane flood levels. Prepare for road closures, protect property from salt […]

Tybee Island is watching for flooding from the southeast ‘royal tide’ this weekend

Residents of the Savannah area, especially those on Tybee Island, may need to do advance planning for the weekend as the southeast coast anticipates potential flooding due to high tide levels. A combination of high tides and strong winds can cause what meteorologists call a “king tide” that could lead to higher flood risks in […]

Florida’s busy hurricane season hasn’t increased royal tide flooding

A hunter’s moon rises today, carrying puffy fall tides known for oozing idle in waterfront streets and parks, but maybe not this year. Miami’s National Weather Service predicts higher than normal tides with October’s full moon, but not the coastal flooding that has so often accompanied the moon-influenced royal fall tides. What is a “brown […]

King Tide Alert: Fall 2021 Higher Than Normal Tides Are Upon Us

Coastal areas of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia can anticipate at least two spells of king weather this fall, according to NOAA. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Living across the First Coast, we’re no strangers to puddles and even temporary mini-lakes that can appear during or after heavy rain. People who frequent places like Atlantic Beach or […]

King Tide Season Increases St. Augustine Flood Risk – Action News Jax

ST. AUGUSTINE – King Tide season is upon us. These specific tides can bring unusually high water levels causing local flooding. Residents of St. Augustine are no strangers to flooding. “When it rains really hard, it runs off all these areas here,” resident Pat Balanzategui said. “Whenever there is any turnout or flooding, we get […]

High tide flooding in South Florida possible during royal tide season

An unusual fourth summer full moon rises on Monday, tugging at still-warm seas and signaling the start of royal tide season in South Florida. While meteorological summer effectively ends on August 31, astronomical summer ends with Wednesday’s autumnal equinox – the day the Northern Hemisphere begins to move away from the sun and into the […]

Heavy surf, high tide creating dangerous conditions, flooding on the SoCal coast

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (KABC) – High tides and large waves are putting on a show and creating dangerous conditions along Southern California beaches. AIR7 HD footage on Thursday evening showed large waves breaking on Aliso Beach, flooding a parking lot near the Lost Pier Cafe. Farther down the beach, waves splash against a rock barrier, […]

Moon ‘Wobble’ in 2030s will increase high tide flooding in New Jersey and coastal Delaware towns, NASA study finds – NBC10 Philadelphia

Coastal communities, from the Jersey Shore to Miami to Southern California, are likely to see a dramatic increase in high tide flooding beginning in the mid-2030s as rising sea levels sea ​​due to climate change is aligning with natural changes in the moon’s orbit, a new NASA study warns. High tide flooding, also known as […]

NASA warns the moon’s wobble could dramatically affect the tide and cause severe flooding

Hurricanes and other extreme weather events have already become more frequent and severe due to global climate change. However, there is a smaller, less visible threat on the horizon that could devastate America’s shores. (Photo: Getty Images) Harmful floods High tide flooding, often referred to as “nuisance flooding”, occurs in coastal areas when tides rise […]

Weather – Canterbury floods: Christchurch roads closed, high tide warnings

MetService Christchurch weather: May 29. Video / MetService By RNZ The Heathcote River in Christchurch has breached its banks and local authorities are warning that the next high tide will bring further flooding to the city. MetService has put in place a code red warning – its highest alert level – for Canterbury as the […]

‘King Tide’ could cause flooding on the island in the coming days – Lavallette-Seaside Shorebeat

Flooding at Seaside Park, November 26, 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee) One of the so-called “King Tide” events, where exorbitant tides flood coastal areas due to a combination of the summer solstice and the upcoming lunar phase, is expected to affect the Shore region next week. A king tide also causes high water flow which, in […]

‘King Tide’ Could Cause Coastal Flooding in Coming Days – Brick, NJ Shorebeat – News, Real Estate, Events, Community, Sports, Business

Flooding at Seaside Park, November 26, 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee) One of the so-called “King Tide” events, where exorbitant tides flood coastal areas due to a combination of the summer solstice and the upcoming lunar phase, is expected to affect the Shore region next week. A king tide also causes high water flow which, in […]

Charleston is experiencing significant coastal flooding from rising tide and rising sea levels

Between 1953 and 2000, Charleston experienced minor flooding an average of eight times per year, according to the National Weather Service. Over the past decade, this number has quintupled to more than 41 instances per year. The story continues under the ad Monday’s event was classified as a major flood, a threshold reached only six […]

Forecast: Some coastal areas are seeing tide levels never seen since the Blizzard of 78

Here is our full story on the storm. Below are weather reports from WBUR meteorologist David Epstein as the storm progressed Thursday. It will have more updates as Massachusetts residents dig in early Friday morning. Noon Storm Update: High Tides and Flooding I wrote earlier this week that this was not a storm we wanted […]

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