King tides hit region
Keen fisherman Peter Grass was hoping the rough river would bring salmon into Anderson Inlet but he had to be content with his catch of a flathead while fishing from the Inverloch boat ramp car park on Wednesday afternoon. rg042016
Locals flocked to the Inverloch boat ramp on Wednesday afternoon to witness a magnificent king tide, which engulfed the boat ramp and car park. The high tide peaked at 3.32m on Tuesday afternoon and also reached 3.3m on Wednesday afternoon. rg032016
Phillip Island Marine boat mechanic Wayne Tomlinson used Tuesday afternoon’s high tides at Rhyll as an opportunity for a paddle in an IRB along Beach Road.
Tuesday and Wednesday’s king tides at Inverloch threatened to rise above the sea wall at the Rotary Park. rg282016
KING tides hit the coast last week, providing a rare experience for interested onlookers.
The tide at Inverloch peaked at 3.32m on Tuesday afternoon and also reached 3.3m on Wednesday afternoon, in comparison to the previous Tuesday’s high of 2.71m.
The boat ramp at Inverloch was engulfed by water and water flowed into the car park.
At Rhyll, the tide reached 1.82m last Monday afternoon before peaking at 1.85m on Tuesday afternoon, in comparison to the previous Monday’s high of 1.48m.
Parts of the foreshore reserve were covered in water and parts of Beach Road were also covered in water.