HIGH TIDE DANGERS?

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Today Saturday, 23th of January of 2016, the sun rose in New York City at 7:12A and sunset will be at 5:02P

The moon set at 6:34A at 292º northwest. Eventually, the moon will rise again in the northeast (69º) at 4:59P

In the high tide and low tide chart, we can see that the first low tide was at 2:05A and the next low tide will be at 2:48P. The first high tide was at 8:34A and the next high tide will be at 9:02P.

The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Today we have 9 hours and 50 minutes of sun. The solar transit is at 12:07P and the length of time the moon will be visible will be 13 hours and 35 minutes.

This will be the first major test for the temporary City Island Bridge. Let's hope and pray NYC DOT is considering and has been prioritizing the safety of the thousands of City Islanders.

The tidal coefficient today is 88, a high value and therefore the range of tides and currents will also be high. At noon the tidal coefficient increases to 89 to end the day with a tidal coefficient of 90. The tide heights today are -0.7 ft, 4.9 ft, -1.0 ft and 4.3 ft. We can compare these levels with the maximum high tide recorded in the tide tables for New York City which is of 5.9 ft and a minimum height of -1.6 ft.

Comments

Sefety issues?

The City Island Civic Association was just concerned about the look, but not the safety of the bridge.