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December 2016 to February 2017 Tide Tables

Sea-levels around Kosrae are still higher than normal and are likely to continue to be about 4 inches higher than normal over the next few months. Some of the highest tides of the year also tend to occur during the … Continue reading

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November’s supermoon king tides

Have you noticed the Moon being larger and brighter over the last few nights? Have you also noticed the tides being higher than normal? The two are related. On Monday the 14 November, the full Moon coincided with the Moon making its … Continue reading

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September, October & November tide tables

Sea levels are again rising around Kosrae and are expected to be around 2-4 inches higher than normal over the next 3 months. Between September and November the highest tide levels will occur around Monday 14 to Thursday 17 November. High … Continue reading

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June, July & August tide tables

Sea levels are now close to normal around Kosrae. The tide calendars for June, July and August (tide prediction + seasonal sea-level forecast), are now available in both English and Kosraean. These can be downloaded below: English: June-2016 | Jul-2016 | Aug-2016 Kosraen:  Jun-2016 | Julae-2016 | Okos-2016 Copies of the tide … Continue reading

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March, April and May tide tables and sea-level forecasts

Sea levels are beginning to rebound around Kosrae in the aftermath of the El Nino peak. On average they are forecast to be around 2 inches lower than normal over the next three months resulting in lower than normal low tides and … Continue reading

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December, January and February tide predictions

Sea levels continue to be lower than normal around Kosrae as El Nino conditions cause lower sea levels across the western Pacific. It is estimated that sea levels and hence tide levels may be around 4 inches (10 cm) lower than normal … Continue reading

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September, October and November tide predictions and sea-level forecasts

Sea levels haven fallen significantly around Kosrae as El Nino conditions across the Pacific continue. It is estimated that sea levels and hence tide levels may be between 6 to 8 inches lower than normal over the next three months … Continue reading

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May, June and July tide predictions and seasonal sea level forecasts

Sea levels continue to fall around Kosrae as El Nino conditions continue. It is estimated that sea levels and hence tide levels may be between 6 to 8 inches lower than normal over the next three months resulting in lower … Continue reading

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El Nino conditions now occurring

Strong El Nino conditions are still occurring across the Pacific region. This 2015/16 El Nino is now one of the top 3 strongest events of the last 40 years, similar in strength to the 1982/83 and 1997/98 events. Over the next few months … Continue reading

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Kosrae “Vital Access” video launched

A new video showcasing some of the climate change adaptation activities on Kosrae was launched in Samoa at the Pacific Climate Change Roundtable on Tuesday 12 May.  

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