ANCHORAGE, Alaska—A large bore tide was forecasted to make waves along Turnagain Arm Tuesday evening, according to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources.
A bore tide, or tidal bore occurs when rising tide waters funnel into a narrowing inlet from a broad bay.
The Turnagain arm bore wave is the only one that occurs in the far north and the only one bordered by mountains.
Some good places to view the bore tide: Beluga Point about 20 minutes from Anchorage, and Portage which is about an hour south of town.
It's predicted that the bore tide will be at its biggest just after 5:30 p.m. and the following days should produce promising tides.
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