Originally Posted by Capt.Bill11
Good luck finding 15' of elevation near the water around here. Better hope the boat will fit in a rack.
Well, the good thing is that the ICW in Fort Lauderdale has never had 15' of storm surge. Not even close.
The area in which we live is no longer even classified as a high risk flood zone. We are in a 0.2% annual chance of a flood, which means once every 500 years.
In 1964, Hurricane Cleo caused 5' of surge. In 1947, we had a hurricane that produced 11' tides maximum so that would be about 8 1/2' of surge.