SC King Tide Recap: November 2015 - MyCoast SC King Tide Recap: November 2015 - MyCoast

Summary of November 2015 South Carolina King Tides

Highest Predicted Tide: 6.9′
Highest Observed Tide: 7.4′
Predicted King Tides: 5
Observed King Tides: 12


Twelve King Tides were observed over 9 days, exceeding predictions of 5 King Tides over 5 days. Water levels exceeded predictions as well, with peak water levels reaching 7.4 feet above mean lower low water in Charleston Harbor. The greatest difference in magnitude for a single King Tide occurred on the morning of November 22nd, when observed water levels exceeded predicted levels by 1 foot.

DATE AM/PM KING TIDE PREDICTED? KING TIDE OBSERVED? PREDICTED 
WATER LEVEL OBSERVED WATER LEVEL DIFFERENCE
November 21 AM No Yes 5.8 6.6 0.8
November 21 PM No Yes 5.8 6.7 0.9
November 22 AM No Yes 6.1 7.1 1.0
November 22 PM No Yes 5.9 6.6 0.7
November 23 AM No Yes 6.5 7 0.5
November 24 AM Yes Yes 6.6 7.2 0.6
November 24 PM No Yes 6 6.6 0.6
November 25 AM Yes Yes 6.9 7.2 0.3
November 26 AM Yes Yes 6.9 7.4 0.5
November 27 AM Yes Yes 6.8 7.2 0.4
November 28 AM Yes Yes 6.6 6.9 0.3
November 29 AM No Yes 6 6.6 0.6
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