goodmorningpapua.com – The Jayapura Dock II Maritime Meteorological Station issued an early warning of potential tidal flooding in a number of northern coastal areas of Papua during the total lunar eclipse phenomenon on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
A Head of the Jayapura Dok II Maritime Meteorology Station, Heri Purnomo, in a release received by goodmorningpapua.com, said the potential for tidal flooding is based on monitoring water level data and tidal predictions.
“The existence of the Full Moon phenomenon along with the Total Lunar Eclipse on November 8, 2022 has the potential to increase the maximum tidal height,” said Heri, Monday, November 7, 2022.
According to Heri, the potential for tidal flooding or coastal flooding in general has an impact on community activities around the port and coast. For example, he gave an example of loading and unloading activities at ports, activities in coastal settlements, as well as salt farming and inland fishing activities.
He invoked to the public to always be alert and ready to anticipate the impact of the maximum tide of sea water and pay attention to maritime weather information updates from the Jayapura Maritime Meteorological Station Dok II.