Tag Archives: Coriolis

Hurricane Sandy Storm Surge Map Animations

Hurricane Sandy was a wild beast, with a powerful high pressure system, a hurricane, a nor’easter and a high tide all meeting simultaneously to cause the highest flood in NYC history.  As a result the peak flood height was poorly … Continue reading

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Blowing out the Ocean’s Waters

A fellow blogger over at Spoonbeams read my post on king tides and beachcoming  and asked what caused this Sunday’s extreme low tide in the Hudson way up near Germantown, which was baring previously unseen underwater obstacles. Here’s a plot … Continue reading

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Surf Temperatures Rising in Time for the Weekend

As our summertime weather turns spectacular in time for the weekend, the beach is getting pretty tempting.  While the past two days have seen a dropoff in water temperatures along Long Island, the good news is that they are back … Continue reading

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