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February 7, 2013 at 5:01 PM

More tentative coastal razor clam digs set for next month, and some will occur during morning low tides

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More coastal razor clam digs are scheduled for March as the next series gets underway Thursday, Feb. 7 through Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Digging is open Feb. 7 and Feb. 11-12 at Twin Harbors; Feb. 8-9 at Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks; and Feb. 10 at Long Beach and Twin Harbors. No digging will be allowed at any beach before noon.

Low tides are: Feb. 7, minus-0.5 feet at 4:22 p.m.; Feb. 8, -0.9 at 5:11 p.m.; Feb. 9, -1.0 at 5:56 p.m.; Feb. 10, -0.9 at 6:37 p.m.; Feb. 11, -0.5 at 7:17 p.m.; and Feb. 12, 0.0 at 7:54 p.m.

Some of the digs in March will reflect changes to both daylight-savings time and the switch to morning low tides.

The tentative digs are:

Saturday, Feb. 23, low tide at 5:12 p.m., plus-0.3 feet at Long Beach, Twin Harbors; Sunday, Feb. 24, low tide at 5:47 p.m., plus-0.1 feet at Long Beach, Twin Harbors Thursday, March 7, low tide at 3:06 p.m., plus-0.3 feet at Twin Harbors; Friday, March 8, low tide at 4:01 p.m., plus-0.0 feet at Twin Harbors; Saturday, March 9, low tide at 4:50 p.m. minus-0.2 feet at Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks; Sunday, March 10, low tide at 6:33 p.m., minus-0.2 feet at Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks; and Monday, March 11, low tide at 7:12 p.m., 0.0 feet at Twin Harbors.

The seasonal switch to morning tides are:

Thursday, March 28, low tide at 7:57 a.m., minus-0.3 feet at Twin Harbors; Friday, March 29, low tide at 8:40 a.m., minus-0.6 feet at Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks; Saturday, March 30, low tide at 9:26 a.m., minus-0.7 feet at Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks; and Sunday, March 31, low tide at 10:16 a.m., minus-0.6 feet at Twin Harbors.

(Photo by Mark Yuasa)

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