drew higher than normal tidal waters over seawalls and bulkheads along the coast. The annual
autumn event, called a ‘king tide,’ followed a rare total lunar eclipse on Sept. 27. Higher tides (and flooding)
are expected again in late October. ABOVE: A television journalist wades through flood water along Marine Way in Delray Beach.
BELOW: Tidal water floods the boat ramp and parking lot at Sportsman’s Park in Lantana.
at the Briny Breezes marina flood during a high tide.
Photos by Tim Stepien, Willie Howard & Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star