King tide coming to the Delaware River and Bay

    Keep your eye on the Delaware River and Bay tides over the next few days, as they’ll be getting the royal treatment.

    A king tide, which happens about twice a year when the Earth, moon and sun align, is a foot or more higher than a normal tide.

    A news release from the Delaware Estuary says the king tide can be especially noticeable in the Delaware Bay, which narrows like a funnel as the tide moves upstream. Today, Thursday and Friday will be your best chance at seeing the king tide.

    The Estuary has a fun little project for anyone who likes wearing paper hats: print out a king tide crown, snap your photo with the tide and upload it to the Estuary’s Facebook page.

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