Is Seattle in danger because of rising ocean levels?



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    Yes.  It has been projected that the Port of Seattle’s Harbor Island will be completely underwater by 2100.  However, downtown Seattle has a 1.4 mile long sea wall, that can accomodate an 11 inch rise in water levels, but it is due for renovations  Studies have suggested that a 2 foot rise in sea levels – which is projected for about 2050, would affect 56 square miles of the Washington’s coastline.

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