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#6032945 - 11/16/15 03:00 PM Tide levels this year
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Can someone explain to this poor Midwestern boy why tide levels are so much higher this year than last? I understand the moon effects tides, but areas that were dry-mid shin deep last year are up to my hips this year. I always thought bay depths were real consistent year to year
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#6032951 - 11/16/15 03:03 PM Re: Tide levels this year [Re: Fishuhalik]
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I think it's just all the rain we've had this year. I know the lakes and rivers are still high so that water has to go somewhere... It's driving me crazy because the spot I hunt on the bay has been so high I have no shoreline to even hunt...

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#6032992 - 11/16/15 03:21 PM Re: Tide levels this year [Re: Fishuhalik]
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Also lack of strong/consistent N. wind will keep the level higher. A good strong north wind will push a bunch of water out of the bays.

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#6033017 - 11/16/15 03:36 PM Re: Tide levels this year [Re: Fishuhalik]
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#6034920 - 11/17/15 12:19 PM Re: Tide levels this year [Re: oilag]
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Originally Posted By: oilag
Also lack of strong/consistent N. wind will keep the level higher. A good strong north wind will push a bunch of water out of the bays.


That makes a lot of sense. Thanks guys!
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#6034933 - 11/17/15 12:28 PM Re: Tide levels this year [Re: Fishuhalik]
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Originally Posted By: Fishuhalik
Can someone explain to this poor Midwestern boy why tide levels are so much higher this year than last? I understand the moon effects tides, but areas that were dry-mid shin deep last year are up to my hips this year. I always thought bay depths were real consistent year to year


Higher amount of fresh water run off. It takes a little while to flush out of the bay system and lack of north wind

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