Perigee Moons and Cluttered Shores – Earthfix


Thursday will bring a “supermoon”, with the New Moon occurring at the same time as the moon is in Perigee (the closest its orbit comes to the earth). Larger than average tides accompany every New and Full Moon, year-round. But the added Perigee component means that over the next few days, our high tides will be much higher than normal, and the difference between high and low tides will be more extreme.

Read the whole story at:

http://eyeonenvironment.com/2014/01/29/3354/

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