This past week 2 or 3 low pressure centers merged in the eastern Gulf of Alaska to create an exceptionally strong low pressure system. Strong low pressure systems are typically associated with strong winds, big waves, and storm surge that leads to higher tides. Accordingly, Sitka was under a Wind Advisory from the National Weather … Read more
These were taken at Sage Beach on one of the highest tides of the year. It was predicted to be 12.39 feet. Tomorrow’s is actually slightly higher at 12.56. Tomorrow must also be one of the largest tide differentials, as the following low tide is -2.75 feet.