An amazing high tide at 8 am today of 6.7 feet above usual sea level.
Brown pelicans have had the Venice breakwater all to themselves for hours, as a series of islands. I've never seen pelicans sitting on these rocks before.
Note: A new documentary opening today about the hardships faced by pelicans from human changes to their habitats: Pelican Dreams by Judy Irving.
The sea is flat as a bowl of jelly because the Santa Ana winds are blowing from land toward the ocean. No ocean-to-land breezes to start any waves.