ebb current

ebb current

[′eb ‚kə·rənt]
(oceanography)
The tidal current associated with the decrease in the height of a tide.
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29 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to extreme ebb currents, the following ferry trips are cancelled for the month of November, according to Washington State Ferries (WSF).
1 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to extreme ebb currents, the following Washington State Ferry trips are cancelled for the month of February 1993.