The tide comes in and the tide goes out. But when it recedes far back toward the ocean, treasures are sometimes unveiled in its wake.
This weekend, one of the lowest low tides of the year will come to the Oregon coast, giving intertidal explorers an opportunity to find sea stars, anemone, ancient stumps and shipwrecks.
It’s not exactly a rare event. Lower low tides (below minus one foot) usually occur every month, based largely upon the phase of the moon, while super low tides (near or below minus two feet) arrive about once a year. This year’s lowest