The Bay Area is about to get hit with the season’s last round of high seas known as the “King Tides.”
Today is Day 2 of the biggest tides of the year impacting the coastline of the Bay Area. The King Tides are back with minor coastal flooding strong rip currents and large breakers at Harbor entrances.
King tides are expected to impact shorelines across the Bay Area Monday and will continue through Wednesday.
A natural coast rhythm around the winter solstice is bringing the year’s highest tides to California shores, creating a coastal flood advisory for the Bay Area through Tuesday.
On the middle of one of the wettest Decembers on record, the Bay Area is about to get hit with another round of uncommonly high seas known as the “King Tides.”
A U.S. Highway 101 off-ramp near Mill Valley is closed because of high-tide flooding, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The highest tides of the year sent waves crashing over the Embarcadero in San Francisco Thursday, and environmentalists say that could be a daily occurrence in the future.