low tide Section

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s low tide walk at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s low tide walk at Seahurst Park Beach

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos and story: This is an amazing time of the year. Lowest tides of the year are in June with some of the lowest this week. Saturday morning (June 18)... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Families frolic to keep cool at low tide at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Families frolic to keep cool at low tide at Seahurst Park Beach

On Saturday (Aug. 1) residents Elston and Jackie Hill hiked through Seahurst Park, eventually finding a low tide with families keeping cool. “There were four docents from the Seattle Aquarium talking... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Tuesday’s minus low tide at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Scenes from Tuesday’s minus low tide at Burien’s Three Tree Point

This week we’ll experience some of the lowest tides of the year, and BTB Contributor Elston Hill took some great photos Tuesday morning (June 16) at Three Tree Point with his wife Jackline Hill and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Panoramic shot of Three Tree Point & other low tide pics

PHOTOS: Panoramic shot of Three Tree Point & other low tide pics

BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer – a huge fan of really low tides – ventured out to the very tip of Burien’s Three Tree Point beach during Saturday’s -2.9 low tide, then turned his... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Last Low Tide’ before Seahurst Park Beach undergoes restoration

PHOTOS: ‘Last Low Tide’ before Seahurst Park Beach undergoes restoration

BTB Contributor Maureen Hoffmann sent us the following note and photos, regarding Seahurst Park Beach, which will close in late September or early October for a restoration project: An elder Burien resident... [Read more]

PHOTOS: -3.4 Tide on a Windy Burien Beach Tuesday Morning

PHOTOS: -3.4 Tide on a Windy Burien Beach Tuesday Morning

BTB Contributor Gregory Rehmke ventured out Tuesday (July 3) to photograph a -3.4 tide just after 11 a.m. on Burien’s beautiful coast. “Very windy!” he said. “Most pics are looking... [Read more]

PHOTOS: The Wonders of Seahurst Park at Low Tide

PHOTOS: The Wonders of Seahurst Park at Low Tide

Today saw the lowest tide of the year at Burien’s Seahurst Park at -3.8 feet. The event saw a fleet of school buses visiting the park to drop off students from around the area taking advantage of... [Read more]

The Lowest Tide of 2012 will be Tomorrow (Tuesday, June 5) at Noon

The Lowest Tide of 2012 will be Tomorrow (Tuesday, June 5) at Noon

Illustration of Seahurst Park Beach by David Branson. If you’re into nature and science (and who isn’t?), be sure to carve out some free time tomorrow around Noon – Tuesday, June 5 – as... [Read more]

VIDEO FRIDAY: Realtor Susan Plecko’s Time-Lapse Of Wednesday’s Low Tide

VIDEO FRIDAY: Realtor Susan Plecko’s Time-Lapse Of Wednesday’s Low Tide

Burien-based Realtor (and our second Advertiser ever) Susan Plecko, who also dabbles in Photography, recently bought a time-lapse ‘Plantcam,’ which she used to record a spectacular video of... [Read more]

READER PHOTOS: Today’s Low Tide At Eagle Landing Park

READER PHOTOS: Today’s Low Tide At Eagle Landing Park

From BTB reader and frequent contributor Gregory Rehmke comes this set of photos shot today at Eagle Landing Park during the -3.4 low tide. Have we mentioned recently how much we love publishing reader... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sunshine & Low Tide Prove Powerful Draw At Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Sunshine & Low Tide Prove Powerful Draw At Seahurst Park

Today’s unusually low -3.4 tide combined with a beautiful, sunny day created the perfect conditions for crowds at Burien’s Seahurst Park. Local schools took advantage of the low tide to schedule... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Lowest Tide Of The Summer At Local Beaches

PHOTOS: Lowest Tide Of The Summer At Local Beaches

The lowest tide of the summer occurred at our local beaches today, almost three and a half feet lower than average. When these low tides happen, you’ll find volunteer naturalists at Seahurst Beach... [Read more]

FREE, Low-Tide Nighttime Beach Walk At Seahurst Park Tonight

FREE, Low-Tide Nighttime Beach Walk At Seahurst Park Tonight

There will be a FREE, low-tide, nighttime beach walk tonight (Fri., Feb. 26th) at Seahurst Park Beach from 7:30pm to 9pm. These are always fun, adventurous family (or creative “date night”)... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Tuesday’s -4.1 Low Tide

PHOTOS: Scenes From Tuesday’s -4.1 Low Tide

Tuesday afternoon (June 23rd) saw one of the lowest tides of the year, a -4.1, and here’s a slideshow by Photographer Michael Brunk: Click to View Michael Brunk’s Photo Slideshow Wednesday’s... [Read more]

It’s A Week Of Low Tides, Including A -4.1 Today At 11:51am

It’s A Week Of Low Tides, Including A -4.1 Today At 11:51am

Click to View Gregory Rehmke’s Photo Slideshow Some of the lowest tides of the year will hit the beaches of Burien this week (as witnessed in the slideshow from Monday’s -3.9 above by BTB... [Read more]

PHOTO: Sunday’s -3.4 Low Tide At Eagle Landing Park

PHOTO: Sunday’s -3.4 Low Tide At Eagle Landing Park

Courtesy BTB Contributing Photographer Gregory Rehmke comes this pic taken during Sunday’s -3.4 minus tide looking south toward Three Tree Point from Eagle Landing Park:


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Monday, May 25th, the low tide will be -3.8 at 12:07pm.

Tuesday, May 26th, the low will be a -3.9 at 12:54pm.

So get out there, find some cool stuff and send us pics!

PHOTOS: Scenes From Today's Minus Tide At Seahurst

PHOTOS: Scenes From Today's Minus Tide At Seahurst

Monday April 27th saw one of the lowest tides so far this year, a -2.7 at 1:11pm, and Photographer Michael Brunk was on the scene at Burien’s Seahurst Park, where lots of normally-unseen Burien residents were exposed:

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If you’re interested in meeting more of your normally-unseen neighbors during another minus tide, mark your calendars for:

  • A -2.7 tomorrow (Tuesday, April 28th) at 1:58pm
  • A -3.65 on Sunday, May 26th at 12:53pm
  • The lowest tide of the year will be a -3.91 on Tuesday, June 23rd at 11:52am