Coastal Review: New report says rising sea levels will cause more high tide flooding

Coastal Review: New report says rising sea levels will cause more high tide flooding

August 21st, 2022

By Jennifer Allen, CoastalReview.org
High tide flooding will continue to become increasingly common for coastal communities because of sea level rise, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researchers predict.

NOAA released its State of High Tide Flooding and 2022 Outlook for the U.S. earlier this month, a report that concludes that coastal communities likely will see between three and seven days of flooding on average through next April. NOAA has released an annual outlook on coastal high tide flooding since 2014.

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