Island Nations Already Impacted by King Tides

In coastal areas around the globe, “king tides” – the highest high tides of the year – can offer a glimpse of the future when sea level rise will impact coastal cities and towns.   For many low-lying island nations, however, the king tides of today are more than just a glimpse of problems to…

King Tides at Nightlife

Come visit the California King Tides Project table at CalAcademy’s Nightlife in San Francisco tomorrow! We’ll have new photos from this past season and an interactive map to find photos that interest you. Remember, this event is for ages 21+ and tickets are $12 ($10 for CalAcademy members). To learn more about nightlife, click on the brochure…

Media Roundup

Recent Media Coverage of the January King Tides South Coast The January King Tides are occuring as a storm is reaching Southern California this year, which may increase the potential for coastal flooding. KSBW: King Tides to hit Southern California coast ABC10 News: Beachgoers head to coast to see extreme tides KLTA 5: King Tides threaten to…

Media Roundup

Recent Media Coverage of the December King Tides: San Francisco Bay Area: Huffington Post: California King Tides Slam Coastline, Causing Flooding Mercury News: Despite isolated flooding Wednesday, ‘king tide’ not expected to cause trouble at Thursday’s peak NovatoPatch: King Tides Hit Marin Beaches, Waterways This Week KQED: King Tides May Give a Glimpse of Bay Area’s…

Big tides expected this week

by kevin howe/the herald (monterey county) The King Tides are coming. Some of the largest tides of the year are due to hit California’s beaches Wednesday through Friday, according to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service office in Monterey. These highest of high tides are a result of the position of the…

“King Tides” Illustrate Vulnerability of California Shoreline

Media Contact:  Heidi Nutters, SF Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve: (650) 291-6264 For the PDF of this press release please click here: “King Tides” Illustrate the Vulnerability of California Shoreline.   Para leer este comunicado de prensa en Español favor pulse aquí: “King Tides” o Mareas Extremas Illustran La Vulnerabilidad de la Costa de California. For immediate…

King Tides Sparks Wave of Interest

Thanks to Kaci Poor and the Times-Standard for featuring the impacts of the King Tides in Eureka and the California King Tides Project! By kaci Poor/The Times-Standard When a “king tide” hit the local coastline Thursday — an unusually high tide caused by solar and lunar gravitational pull — the result was submerged streets in King Salmon, flooded…