Showing posts tagged as "king tides"

Remember last month’s “King Tides”? They’ve been occurring again these last days, and there’s one tomorrow, January 31 (6.37 ft, 10:06 am).
View a map with times and locations

Remember last month’s “King Tides”? They’ve been occurring again these last days, and there’s one tomorrow, January 31 (6.37 ft, 10:06 am).

View a map with times and locations

Hey, what’s going on here? Our clever photographer, Tyson Rininger, created this image that overlays high and low King Tides to give you an idea of just how much the depth has changed these past days. See the rocks of low tide under the water?
Learn more about King Tides and the effects of rising seas

Hey, what’s going on here? Our clever photographer, Tyson Rininger, created this image that overlays high and low King Tides to give you an idea of just how much the depth has changed these past days. See the rocks of low tide under the water?

Learn more about King Tides and the effects of rising seas

Yesterday we showed you some amazingly high King Tides at the Aquarium—but the last few days have also produced some extremely low tides, as you can see here. If you missed them, the King Tides will return at the end of this month!

View a map of King Tides throughout the Bay Area

Don’t worry, we haven’t washed away! King Tides are the highest and lowest tides of the year, and they’re occurring right now, and again at the end of the month. Here’s a shot of the high tides off our ocean-view decks! Beautiful to watch, but we wonder: Will rising sea levels make today’s King Tides tomorrow’s everyday tides?

Learn more

About me

The Monterey Bay Aquarium, perched on the edge of a world-famous coastline, is your window to the wonders of the ocean. It’s located on historic Cannery Row in Monterey and is open daily except Christmas Day.

For more information about our animals and exhibits, and to view our live web cams, please visit www.montereybayaquarium.org.

Hours of operation vary by season. Daily schedules and tickets are available on our website or by calling
(831) 648-4800.