Maine Geological Survey
Aerial image of Spurwink River, spit and Higgins Beach 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
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king tide; highest annual tide; nuisance flooding; beaches; dunes; marshes; wetlands; seawalls