Final King Tides Of Season To Surge Bay Area Coastline Tuesday-Thursday « CBS San Francisco

February 17, 2015 8:30 PM

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Final King Tides Of Season To Surge Bay Area Coastline Tuesday-Thursday « CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Bay Area is about to get hit with the season’s last round of high seas known as the “King Tides.”

The extreme tides are a result of the increased gravitational pull of the sun and moon on earth. This is caused when the sun, moon and earth all reach their closest proximity to one another and line up perfectly creating a maximum tug causing local waters to rise.

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