High Tides July 20-24

Beginning Thursday, July 20, we’ll experience another series of nighttime high tides. Flooded parking lots can total cars and damage the wheels on shopping carts, so be prepared to move both cars and carts from low-lying parking spaces. Warn your guests!

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...

June High Tide Warning

Our highest tides occur around the summer and winter solstices. During the week of June 19, tides will be highest in the evenings, peaking later every night through Sunday, as shown below: Heavy storms can add a foot of water to these predicted tides. Right now, no rain is forecast for...

Summer High Tides Sneaking UP

  This last week has been glorious. The dry heat of summer, with the forecast of blue skies stretching into June, signals that we’ve left the wet and cold of winter behind. What we haven’t quite escaped is the possibility of flooding at high tide. Over the next 5 days—starting Wednesday May 23 (high...

Alert Marin Keeps You Informed in an Emergency

In January 2013, Marin County launched an improved version of the Alert Marin Telephone Emergency Notification System (TENS). Local emergency officials use TENS to deliver incident-specific information or potentially life-saving instructions to the geographic areas that are affected. Emergency situations that may trigger a TENS message include: Flooding, wildfires, and subsequent evacuations Public safety incidents...

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...

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  ...