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Beach erosion likely due to abnormally high tides

By Timothy Hurley

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 17, 2013

~~<p>Unusually high tides may be largely responsible for recent episodes of severe erosion at Sunset Beach and Waikiki Beach, a coastal scientist said Wednesday.</p>
<p>Tides 3 to 6 inches higher than normal were recorded in Honolulu Harbor and at other National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration gauges across the state over the past month, said Dolan Eversole, NOAA Sea Grant Coastal Storms Program coordinator.</p>
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Unusually high tides may be largely responsible for recent episodes of severe erosion at Sunset Beach and Waikiki Beach, a coastal scientist said Wednesday.

Tides 3 to 6 inches higher than normal were recorded in Honolulu Harbor and at other National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration gauges across the state over the past month, said Dolan Eversole, NOAA Sea Grant Coastal Storms Program coordinator. Login for more...



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