I went to Ocean Beach early on Christmas morning to get pictures and videos of 2015’s King Tide.
A “King Tide” coincides with a full moon and is the highest of the high tides for the year, excluding storm tides and tsunamis.
The King Tide for 2015 was about 7¼ feet.
While not nearly as exciting as storm tides, I got a nice video that includes several rainbows created by the ocean spray, smack dab in the middle of the video.
I didn’t see the rainbows until I got home and watched the video.
The area in the video normally is a wide, sandy beach full of people, even on cold winter days, “cold” being defined as temperatures below 60°F.
The area where I was standing normally is a dry bluff about twelve feet above the sandy beach, but just to get this Christmas video for all y’all, I stood in water and got significantly wet from the spray of the waves crashing a few feet from me.
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