This will be interesting to see - King Tides

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Interesting conditions  - from the Stanwood Camano News:

Year's highest tides on the way
The highest tides of the year, called king tides, are forecast to hit area shorelines Monday.

King tides are extreme high tides that occur during the winter, when the moon is closest to Earth.

They present an opportunity to preview what the state’s shoreline areas may look like in the future as sea level rises, according to the King Tides Program coordinated by the state Department of Ecology and Washington Sea Grant, which is a research and education program out of the University of Washington.

And how much rise are we talking about?

Sea level is predicted to rise about 2 feet in Skagit County by 2100, according to a report released in July by the Washington Coastal Resilience Project.

NASA says that sea level is rising about 3.2 millimeters each year.
2100-2018=82
82*3.2mm=262.4mm
262.4mm = 10.33 inches  (Bull *cough* shit)

Set your calanders:

King tides are forecast for nine days: Monday through Wednesday, Dec. 25-27 and Jan. 23-25.

Each of those king tides is forecast to occur between 7 and 10 a.m.

We do live on an interesting planet...

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