Or as my more technically inclined friend Marty, said “There is an extreme high tide this evening. It supposed to peak at 8:31 in Charleston harbor with predictions of the tide being from 2 1/2′ to 3′ above normal high tide. As you know “normal” high tide is + 5.0′ MSL, or about the elevation of the usual marsh line where the marsh becomes “high ground”.”

He kindly keeps me up to speed with this sort of thing because he knows I’m always looking for new photo opps. Actually I had already been to the James Island County Park to walk Logan, and this image was taken from their fishing dock.