Twice a year, Broome is subject to a wonder of science. Where does all that water come from, and go to. Over ten metres of water column advances in just a bit over 6 hours, then disappears just as quick. Some comparisons pictured here:
Catalina Villas to the left:
Low tide as far as you can see:Town Beach at high tide, then low, 6 hours later: Town Beach vista to the Port at low tide. Click on images to enlarge:The tides were slightly less than in 2011, the biggest in decades.