Jenny Staletovich, WLRN, Oct. 18, 2019


Some of the most dramatic sea rise around South Florida has occurred in the last two decades: at least five inches near Virginia Key since 1992.

Yet most of that increase is not reflected in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s tide predictions that draw so much attention during king tides. That will change in the next year when NOAA updates the baseline it uses to predict low and high tide heights for the first time in nearly 20 years as part of a recalculation it has been performing for decades. Read More