Low tide, high beauty: West Seattle shore scenes



WSB contributing photojournalist Christopher Boffoli wandered the West Seattle shores during this afternoon’s mega-low tide — lowest of the month — to capture images like those, and a few more you’ll see ahead:



Christopher notes school groups were wandering the tidelands in abundance, as were others — here, he caught up with Susan Cyr and Judi Engel collecting seaweed for a classroom project at Camp Casey:


8 Replies to "Low tide, high beauty: West Seattle shore scenes"

  • forrest (with 2 Rs) May 7, 2008 (3:49 pm)

    I can’t wait for the low tide next month on the 4th.

    I read somewhere that its supposed to be the lowest tide in 20 years!

  • pam May 7, 2008 (4:43 pm)

    Yay! Low tide season is here! Yay! It is one of my 900 favorite new things about West Seattle.

    Cap Hill=no low tide. So there. ;-)

  • toodles May 7, 2008 (6:01 pm)

    So gloriuos!!

  • wsgirl May 8, 2008 (1:31 am)

    So June 4th is the next extreme low tide? What time of the day?

  • forrest (with 2 Rs) May 8, 2008 (8:20 am)

    I think its at 11:48am.

    These are the two sites I use to know what time high/low tide is:

  • WSB May 8, 2008 (9:40 am)

    Forrest, thank you. I meant to answer wsgirl’s question but got sidetracked in the wee hours … dairiki.org is the one we use too. Will add that low tide to the events calendar so we all have a reminder :) — TR

  • JM May 8, 2008 (10:37 am)

    just don’t get caught trespassing on alki sidewalk guy’s beach! ;-)

  • wsgirl May 8, 2008 (2:17 pm)

    Thanks you guys!

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