King tide in Oregon

A group of boys run through storm tossed rocks and debris as a wave crashes on shore at Sunset Bay State Park near Charleston in southwestern Oregon on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The waves were causing damage to a walkway, beach and parking lot at the park. An extremely high tide combined with a series of powerful storms caused the National Weather Service to issue a High Surf Warning for the weekend with dangerously large breaking waves up to 32 feet expected. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration a King Tide is a non-scientific term people often use to describe exceptionally high tides. 
A large wave crashes to shore at Sunset Bay State Park. The King Tide and storm swell was causing damage at the park Saturday. 
Tourist watch as massive waves crash on shore at Shore Acres State Park near Charleston in southwestern Oregon on Saturday, Jan 12, 2010. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration describes tides as long-period waves that roll around the planet as the ocean is "pulled" back and forth by the gravitational pull of the moon and the sun as these bodies interact with the Earth in their monthly and yearly orbits. Higher than normal "King Tides" typically occur during a new or full moon and when the Moon is at its perigee, or during specific seasons around the country.
Photographers flock to an overlook to captures images of the massive waves breaking at Shore Acres State Park on Saturday, Jan 11, 2020.
This is the view the photographers in the image above are looking at.

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