Orange County California King Tides Guide Friday December 23 2022

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California King Tides Annual Project Friday December 23 2022.
Help people visualize sea level rising by taking pictures and submitting them to the California King Tides Project.
Join in to learn about tides and how sea level rise is impacting our local coastline, then head to the local marine protected area to document the effects of the King Tides as a citizen scientist for the California King Tides Project.

California King Tides 2022-2023 Dates

Friday December 23 2022
Saturday December 24 2022
Saturday January 21 2023
Sunday January 22 2023

The California King Tides Project helps people visualize future sea level by observing the highest high tides of today.
You can help by taking and sharing photos of the shoreline during King Tides to create a record of the changes to our coast from sea level rise.

Submit Photos For the California King Tides Map

California King Tides Map Is Online

Submit Online

Taking King Tide Pictures

Take Pictures of the Tides at Their Highest

Include Your Local Infrastructure
(meaning human-built parts of your community, like bridges, roads, seawalls, pathways, etc. affected by the high tides, if possible)

Be sure to have your Geolocation Services set to “on.”

California King Tides Safety Information

Never Turn Your Back on the Ocean
Wear Appropriate Footwear
Be Aware of Weather Conditions
High Tide will be Higher than Usual
There May Be Big Splashes
There May Be Flooding
There May Be Slippery Rocks or Pathways
There May Be Large Waves
Watch For Marine Debris

Make sure you aren’t intruding on animals feeding or roosting

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Participate in California King Tides Events

South OC Beaches Tides and Times Friday December 23 2022

1:40am Low Tide 1.87

7:58am High Tide 6.81

3:25pm Low Tide -1.61

9:45pm High Tide 3.77

Sunrise is at 6:52am

Sunset is at 4:48pm

Scripps Coastal Reserve Events on Friday December 23 2022

7:30am-9:00am: King Tide at Black’s Beach Black’s Beach, San Diego County Black’s Beach Trailhead, La Jolla

3:00pm-4:30pm: Low Tide Observations at Dike Rock Dike Rock intertidal area, San Diego County Scripps Pier, La Jolla

Saturday January 21 2023

7:15am-9:00am: King Tide at at the Mission Bay Marsh Kendall-Frost Marsh Reserve, San Diego County
2055 Pacific Beach Drive (at Crown Point Drive), San Diego
Presented by Scripps Coastal Reserve and San Diego Audubon

9:00am-11:00am: King Tides at the Tijuana Estuary Imperial Beach, San Diego County
Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center, 301 Caspian Way
Presented by Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve and California State Parks

Sunday January 22 2023

8:15am-10:30am: King Tides Science and Celebration Santa Monica, Los Angeles County
1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica
Presented by Climate Action Santa Monica

8:30am-9:45am: King Tides at Rose Creek Salt Marsh Bayview Terrace Elementary parking lot, San Diego County
2445 Fogg St, San Diego
Presented by Friends of Rose Creek

California King Tides Events are Online at The California Coastal Commission Online Site

Times and Dates are subject to change.
Please contact the event organizer for the most up to date information.

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