Coast Guard warns of adverse Bay Area weather

Coast Guard warns of adverse Bay Area weather
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard advises the public to exercise caution when on and around the water, as a combination of high seas and king tides are expected throughout Central and Northern California through mid-week. A strong storm system that originated in the Gulf of Alaska has brought a long period northwest swell to the Central and Northern California coastline. That combined with the expected...

Coast Guard warns Northern California boaters of near shore “king tides”

Coast Guard warns Northern California boaters of near shore "king tides"
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard is advising boaters in near shore Northern California waters to watch out for “king tides.” According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), king tides occur when the sun and moon’s gravitational pulls reinforce one another during times of the year when the moon is closest to the earth. They will be present in the Bay Area today...