The Coastal Star

It’s that time of year again, when full and new moon phases combine with the moon’s position to give us higher than usual tides and flooding.
Oct. 6: Driving down Brooks Lane in Delray Beach was a challenge.

Oct. 6:  A school of mullet reaches grass on a property on the north edge of Lake Boca Raton.

Oct. 6: Debris from Hurricane Irma and high water combined to make Marine Way in Delray Beach difficult to navigate.

Oct. 20: A mosquito sprayer and a pool man had to cope with standing water on Inlet Cay Drive in Ocean Ridge.

Photos by Tim Stepien, Michelle Quigley and
Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

Flooding will peak again during king tides Nov. 4-6

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Boynton Beach flood workshop
When:
5:30 to 7 p.m., Nov. 8
Where:
Intracoastal Park Clubhouse, 2240 N. Federal Highway
What:
Information available on flooding during storms, high tides and sea-level rise. The new FEMA flood maps will be displayed.

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