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Bore Tides
An International Phenomenon
T
hey have been described as breaking waves as high as 26 feet, sounding like locomotive trains, foaming and frothing along at speeds between 6 and 24 miles per hour. Tidal bores are anything but BORING. Find out more with the Southcentral Alaska Bore Tide Information and Schedule.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Whittier, Alaska, has 10 times the precipitation of Anchorage, even though they are only 60 miles apart. The Chugach Mountains create this rain shadow.