The Challenge of Sea Level Rise in Sausalito

February 3, the meeting room at the Bay Model was standing room only, with at least a quarter of the attendees from the docks. The first keynote speaker, Dr. Andy Gunther, gave one of the clearest explanations—in lay terms—of the overheating of our planet due to climate change. He noted,... Read more

December and January High Tides

Tides of 6 feet or more will cause flooding in the lower portion of Manzanita Park & Ride lot from November 30 through December 7. Parking lot signs have been illuminated. If you need to use the lot during those days, try to arrange for a friend to drop you... Read more

Embracing Sea Level Rise

What’s not to like about a beautiful photo, with the sky reflected back in a rippling pool of water? We put up with the king tides of winter, and some of us (East Pier and Gate 6 1/2, the further end of A Dock parking where 2 or 3 spots... Read more

More King Tides Due in January

  As can be expected, extremely high tides will occur in January when the moon is closest to the earth. Flooded parking lots can total cars and also damage the wheels on shopping carts, so be prepared to move them if high tides coincide with rain. It’s not just some... Read more

King Tides Project and Upcoming Events

Last year I stumbled across the King Tides Project, but too late in the year to pass on much that was useful. This year, the calendar of events is so full that I’m only going to highlight the first event coming up on December 11: Outside Kids at High Tides (for info... Read more

Make Way for the King

December 2016 King Tides Approximate Time & Height Sun   12/11     8:50 a.m.       6.6’ Mon  12/12     9:30 a.m.       6.9’  Tues  12/13   10:15 a.m.       7.0’ Weds 12/14   11:00 a.m.       6.9’ Thur  12/15  ... Read more

November 2016 High Tide WARNINGS

High Tides are here again: Date      Approx. Time   Height Nov. 12        9:30 AM        6.3′ Nov. 13      10:15 AM        6.6′ Nov. 14      11:00 AM        6.7′ Nov. 15      11:50 PM      ... Read more

Sea Level Rise Study Seeks Floating Homes Input

Marin County Community Development Agency planner Bridget Van Belleghem visited the floating home community to learn what unique characteristics of our lifestyle would be affected by dramatic rises in sea level during a period of global warming. She met with Brad and Teddie Hathaway at their home on Kappas’s East... Read more

More High Tides on the Way in February

  Avoid parking along the water’s edge for at least an hour before and after these high tides.  Flooding may be more extreme if raining, or in event of low pressure front or unfavorable wind conditions. Warn your guests! Read more

A King Tides Walk and the King Tides Project

It’s easy to feel inundated (pun intended) by the recent and seemingly endless posts about king tides and local flooding.  Here are two unique opportunities – with the last of this season’s king tides – to wade in (metaphorically speaking) and get up close and personal.  |  post by Jenny Stein UPDATE:... Read more