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King Tides 2019

kingtides in San Francisco and Suausalito

The Tide is High!! The California King Tides Project is a great source to learn about King Tides and what they mean for our coastal areas. Get more information about how you can help raise awareness for our coastal areas! See the San Francisco Events below- great thanks to the California King Tides Project for all of their fantastic information and efforts!

Saturday, December 22, 2018


A ROYAL WALK WITH THE KING TIDES
San Francisco County, San Francisco

PIER 3 Dec. 22, 10am
Presented by the Exploratorium and Port of San Francisco
Join Exploratorium and Port of San Francisco staff at Pier 3 (meet on the Bay side of the Seaside Restaurant) for a stroll along the waterfront to observe, photograph and discuss the King Tide. We’ll talk about what causes the tides, why we have King Tides at this time of year, and how to participate in the California King Tides Project. We’ll meet rain or shine. Come see the future! Free. Info: Lori Lambertson, llambertson@exploratorium.edu, www.exploratorium.edu/visit/calendar/king-tide-walk-december-2018

Dec. 22, 10am
Presented by the Exploratorium and Port of San Francisco
Join Exploratorium and Port of San Francisco staff at Pier 3 (meet on the Bay side of the Seaside Restaurant) for a stroll along the waterfront to observe, photograph and discuss the King Tide. We’ll talk about what causes the tides, why we have King Tides at this time of year, and how to participate in the California King Tides Project. We’ll meet rain or shine. Come see the future! Free. Info: Lori Lambertson, llambertson@exploratorium.edu, www.exploratorium.edu/visit/calendar/king-tide-walk-december-2018

Sunday, December 23, 2018

COFFEE SOCIAL AND COASTAL EROSION SITE VISIT
San Francisco County, San Francisco

Java Beach on Sloat at 45th Avenue
Dec. 23, 10am
Presented by Surfrider Foundation
Meet up at Java Beach coffee shop at 10am. Have coffee and chat about Surfrider’s Restore Sloat campaign, then walk down the street to visit the Sloat erosion site at Ocean Beach for the 11am king tide.

FLOODED WITH SCIENCE AND SEAWATER
Marin County, San Rafael

China Camp State Park
Dec. 23, 11:30am-1:30pm
Presented by San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and Friends of China Camp
Celebrate winter with a beautiful short hike and lots of science at China Camp State Park! Join scientist and educator Sarah Ferner from San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve to learn about the marsh, scientific research occurring there, and what king tides can teach us about sea level rise. Info and registration (required): friendsofchinacamp.org/event/king-tide-hike-2


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