Tides following SANDY

I have noticed a slight change in tide heights since Sandy. I have measured tides in Jan -Feb along with water temps for past 3 years- I make my checks on the high tide around both moons and when there is little other influence on tides meaning wind
I have noticed this Jan2013 that the high tides are running couple of inches higher than the previous 2 years. This could be result of all thye sand pushed in by Sandy or some other indicator. Ocean temps this year are normal at 35 and not the 40 degrees of last year so suspect it isn’t result of ice bergs melting
Will be interesting to see how Feb goes