Phenomenal bore tide draws surfers to Alaskan coast — San Jose Mercury News

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Phenomenal bore draws surfers Alaskan coast

kayaker rides Turnagain Arm tide between Point and Alaska, on June 5, (AP Photo/Anchorage News, Bill

GIRDWOOD, Alaska Mother Nature on a near Anchorage, it had to do Venus and sun.

The bore tide the season in Turnagain on Tuesday drawing hundreds people to pullouts south Anchorage.

It drew a surfers and hoping to advantage of real wave Alaska.

It was said surfer Ives of It was bluebird day. water was I guess is supposed be the bore tide the year, it was pretty great

The bore is an tidal wave, Michael Lawson, meteorologist with National Weather in Anchorage.

bore tide a true wave in sense that controlled by tide and largely due the gravitational of the and moon.

Bore tides all over world, but Turnagain Arm Knik Arms the only in the States where occur regularly, said.

That’s to the of Turnagain and the narrow terrain the strip water stretching 25 miles Anchorage south the resort of Girdwood.

tides happen day here, said, but there’s a wave associated it depends the weather the exact of the

One thing makes this predictably large tide is we just a full and right the moon the sun in alignment, said.

Lawson those gravitational work to the tide negatively below the average water level at low

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When the goes all way out, tide further the arm still going be coming when the tide is in, and those two of water is where wave is he said.

Local media been alerting to the large bore since Monday.

everybody is us about on the cause it’s to be big bore so we’re it’s 35 said Anchorage Ellen Franklin. would be

There was immediate measurement the bore The National Service doesn’t it, but state Department Natural Resources this week it could 4.1 feet.

Nearly every and places weren’t meant parked cars filled along pullouts along scenic Seward People brought chairs, binoculars cameras for event.

Some down the beaches to rocks for viewing. That at least problem, KTUU that three became trapped rocks after tide came and had be rescued a boat by the Fire Department, said the were in danger.

Several others, Ives, donned wet suits tried to the wave.

estimated her on the went anywhere a quarter- a half-mile.

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