Category Archives: Ocean

Starrigavan at Flood Tide

Connor, Rowan, and I took a brief trip out to Starrigavan today to see the high tide. With a predicted high of 12.2 and observed levels this morning that were pushing over half a foot above predicted, I thought there … Continue reading

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Highest Tide of 2014

A line of grass fibers mashed into the gravel road marks the high point of the year’s highest tide A year ago today I

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High Tide, Setting Crescent

We went out to Starrigavan to check on the high tide. It was forecast to be one of the highest of the year, and there was a bit of atmospheric bonus that looked promising to get higher than that from … Continue reading

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Low Tide and first Moths

Today was the first low tide that seemed like a good spring tide. It wasn’t all that low at a predicted -1.2 or so, but it occurred in daylight hours in the morning. Rowan likes to search for things at … Continue reading

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Starrigavan Estuary

We visited Starrigavan Estuary again to see if the high tide was similar to the one yesterday. I was interested to find that it was distinctly lower, despite a prediction of very similar heights. I also wanted to get pictures … Continue reading

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Highest Tide of the Year (so far)

With a predicted 12.5+ tide, I thought it would be interesting to check out Starrigavan and see if any voles were scrambling for high ground around the estuary (and perhaps attracting predators that might be interesting to observer). No luck … Continue reading

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