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By Ciaran Gallagher, CivicSpark Fellow

What will the high tide look like in 2050 considering the rising seas? Looking at GIS maps or making a visual estimate from a normal high tide is nothing like seeing the actual water inundation. When the moon is closest to the earth, it is called a supermoon and its gravitational pull creates high tides known as King Tides. These typically occur in December and January and give us a glimpse of what a normal high tide in 2050 will look like.

By Ciaran Gallagher, Civic Spark Fellow

By Bert Weiss, Hayward’s Utilities Operation and Maintenance Manager
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My name is Chris and I am Hayward’s 2016/7 CivicSpark Fellow. One of my responsibilities is to stay up to date on climate news. Here’s something new: