After all of their data tampering of late, and hiding the decline of Envisat, a sudden sharp spike appeared. It looks like sea level has been rising like crazy since early 2011.
Next, let us look at the same graph, without the seasonal signal adjustment.
Instead of a spike, the trend has done the exact opposite. It has actually gone flat over the last three years.
Here is a closeup of the last three years. The trend has dropped by 60% to 1.2 mm per year.
But here is the smoking gun.