High and low water in Ipswich

Compare these two images. Pretty impressive.

2013-07-15 17.22.57

This is in the morning.

2013-07-16 00.54.02

And this is in the afternoon.

I wan’t aware that the northern part of the east coast had that big differences in tides. Today, the differences in our area north of Boston is almost nine feet (almost 3 meters).