height of tide

height of tide

[′hīt əv ′tīd]
(oceanography)
Vertical distance from the chart datum to the level of the water at any time; it is positive if the water level is higher than the chart datum.
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The perfect water depth will change according to strength and height of tide.
Surely any threat to property or life is determined by the standard of flood defences, not the height of tides.
About 680sq km of coastland, including parts of all major cities, are under threat from sea surges and flooding at the height of tides.