High tides bring chance to splash about
Locals kicked off their shoes and made the most of the king tides in Broome last week.
After a week of high tides exceeding 9m, a mighty 10.34m tide was recorded last Friday, the highest the town has seen this year.
The Broome Advertiser captured this image of two locals enjoying a walk down a submerged Streeter’s Jetty last week, where children were fishing and speed boats rushed by.
The high tides come as a result of last Tuesday’s new moon and they are expected to increase again next week, peaking with the full moon on Tuesday.
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