falling tide


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falling tide

[′fȯl·iŋ ′tīd]
(oceanography)
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On both dates the water level was rising during the late afternoon--in conflict with this story of the falling tide during the shore battle.
00pm on a falling tide so the rock marks can be fished safely
1]), being the locus halfway between rising and falling tide levels at Black Rock at the mouth of the river, is almost straight and vertical in the uppermost part of the marigram.
We found great tarpon flats 20 miles east of the Tortuga, where tarpon living in the channels emerged onto the lee-side flats with the falling tide.
In the latest move to stem the falling tide of circulation, many large and small newspapers are moving up delivery times so readers can get papers early enough to read before heading off to work.
Ovigerous crabs on the bottom at the start of a falling tide would experience an increase in water temperature and a decrease in salinity and pressure.
Possible differences in the use of salt marsh and sand flat habitats by individual crabs on rising and falling tides were tested for significance with a one-way ANOVA, with tidal phase (rising or falling tide) as a fixed factor and date (October, June, or July) as the blocking factor.
A rising tide, as we have recently learned, does not lift all boats, nor does a falling tide sink them all.
If it is true that a rising tide lifts all boats then you must believe that a falling tide grounds all boats.
They can be found on a rising and a falling tide in these locations.
The rapidly falling tide meant the water level was too low and the boat ran aground.
The three people on board the 20ft boat were brought ashore on Saturday evening after running aground on a falling tide on Llandudno''s West Shore.