My Christmas video for all y’all

Out & About

I went to Ocean Beach early on Christmas morning to get pictures and videos of 2015’s King Tide.

A “King Tide” coincides with a full moon and is the highest of the high tides for the year, excluding storm tides and tsunamis.

The King Tide for 2015 was about 7¼ feet.

While not nearly as exciting as storm tides, I got a nice video that includes several rainbows created by the ocean spray, smack dab in the middle of the video.

I didn’t see the rainbows until I got home and watched the video.

The area in the video normally is a wide, sandy beach full of people, even on cold winter days, “cold” being defined as temperatures below 60°F.

The area where I was standing normally is a dry bluff about twelve feet above the sandy beach, but just to get this Christmas video for all y’all, I stood in water and got significantly wet from the spray of the waves crashing a few feet from me.

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14 thoughts on “My Christmas video for all y’all

  1. Photos With Finesse

    I could stand by the ocean watching and listening to waves breaking for hours (if allowed to lol). Thanks for sharing. We were just in Cuba and there were some spectacular wave breaks along the coast. Our driver/guide for the trip to Havana was very kind to let me stop to take some pics. My hubby urged me to return to the car after five minutes! Happy New Year to you!



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