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Contributing Institution

Maine Geological Survey

Document Type

Image

Identifier

10287

Description

Aerial image of dunes, beach, and seawalls and end-effect erosion at Laudholm Beach and Drakes Island during 2019 King Tide. Note that the predicted tide in Portland, ME was 11.7 ft MLLW. Observed water levels only reached 10.6 ft MLLW due to set-down from strong NW winds.
Project Name: King Tides 2019

Exact Creation Date

1-22-2019

Location

Wells

Supplemental Rights

Credit must be given to the photographer, LightHawk, Surfrider Foundation, and the Maine Geological Survey when this photo is displayed, reproduced, distributed and/or used in derivative works.

Keywords

king tide; highest annual tide; nuisance flooding; beaches; dunes; marshes; wetlands; seawalls

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