Category Archives: Coastal flooding

September to November sea levels and tide tables

Sea-levels around Kosrae are likely to be around 4 inches higher than normal over the next few months. High tides above 7 feet are expected on the following dates: Friday 3rd to Tuesday 7th November  Saturday 18th to Monday 20th November During … 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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Tropical Storm Dolphin damage pictures

Over the night of Friday 8th and Saturday 9th May Tropical Depression 07W / Tropical Storm Dolphin caused wind damage to vegetation and light structures across Kosrae, as well as flooding of property in Utwe due to large swell. Some initial … Continue reading

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April and May 2015 tide predictions and seasonal sea-level forecasts

Sea levels in the western Pacific are continuing to fall as El Nino conditions continue to threaten with about a 45% chance of El Nino occurring between March and May increasing to around 60% in June to April. Sea level … Continue reading

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December 2014 to February 2015 Tide Tables

Sea levels in the western Pacific have been falling over the last few months which is in keeping with the El Nino conditions that are developing. El Nino tends to result in lower sea levels on Kosrae. It is likely … Continue reading

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September to November 2014 tide predictions and seasonal high tide level forecasts

Mean sea levels have continued to fall over much of the western Pacific, particularly to the north and west of Kosrae (see plot below) and it is likely that tide levels will be close to normal over the next three … Continue reading

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December 2013 to February 2014 predictions and seasonal high tide level forecasts

Seasonal forecasts (for next few months) for sea levels and rainfall for Kosrae produced by the Pacific ENSO Applications Centre (PEAC) suggest that: Sea-level in the region around Kosrae will tend to be around 4 inches higher than normal for the period December, … Continue reading

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September to November predictions and seasonal high tide level forecasts

Seasonal forecasts (for next few months) for sea levels and rainfall for Kosrae produced by the Pacific ENSO Applications Centre suggest that: Sea-level in the region around Kosrae will tend to be around 3 inches higher than normal for the … Continue reading

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King tides in June

Some of the highest predicted tides of the year were experienced towards the end of June. In Kosrae high tide levels over 7 feet were predicted during the early hours of Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th June. Fortunately there doesn’t … Continue reading

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June to August tide predictions and seasonal forecasts

Seasonal forecasts (for next few months) for sea levels and rainfall for Kosrae produced by the Pacific ENSO Applications Centre suggest that: Sea-level in the region around Kosrae will tend to be around 3 inches higher than normal for the … Continue reading

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