Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds hosts California King Tides “Java with a Lifeguard” Talk

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. – Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds is inviting local residents and visitors to join California State Parks Lifeguards on Monday, January 21st, for “Java with a Lifeguard” to learn about California’s seasonal King Tides. This local event is part of the California Coastal Commission’s “California King Tides Project”, which helps people visualize future sea level rise by observing the highest tides of today.

  • WHAT:  “Java with a Lifeguard” King Tides Talk
    Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds: Phoebe Hearst Social Hall Terrace

    800 Asilomar Blvd., Pacific Grove, CA 93950
    January 21, 2019: 9:00-10:00 a.m.
    Presented by California State Parks Lifeguards -  Monterey District.
    Meet up at the Hearst Social Hall Terrace at 9:00 a.m. Have coffee (for purchase at Phoebe’s Café) and learn about King Tides – what they are and how these super tides affect our ocean and State Beach environment. Lifeguards will talk about ocean safety and share some of their tools of their trade, including a rescue watercraft that California State Parks lifeguards use during ocean rescues. FREE – no RSVP required.
  • WHEN: January 21, 2019 - 9:00 a.m.
  • WHERE: Meet State Parks lifeguards at the Phoebe Apperson Hearst Social Hall Terrace, located in the Asilomar Conference Grounds, 800 Asilomar Blvd., Pacific Grove, CA. Layered clothing recommended. Free parking in all conference grounds parking lots in designated spaces.
  • WHY:  Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds is joining the California Coastal Commission King Tides Project, January 21, 2019. For more information about King Tides in California visit:


Phoebe’s Café inside the Hearst Social Hall will be open for coffee drinks and quick bites, if desired. All food purchases help support public programs like this free King Tides program at Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds – a Unit of California State Parks. 

For more information about Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds please visit This website also has directions to the park unit. For ADA accommodation, please contact the Asilomar State Park Office at (831) 646-6443 in advance of the event.

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