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tide rips

[′tīd ‚rips]
(oceanography)
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I like to drift the baits close to tide rips and shallow points where menhaden and finger mullet school up on summer nights.
From my experience on a fishing boat, I know the tide rips off the headlands eg Oxwich Point, are extremely powerful; so all we have to do is place turbines at these points and we can utilise these currents again and again.
Twice each day the entire Pacific tries to squirt itself through this half-mile-wide nozzle, generating currents of up to 16 knots with terrifying tide rips and whirlpools.
The tide rips through the river when it drains and refills the whole Great Bay estuary.
This time of year, I prefer to run and gun looking for anything different: weedlines, logs, birds and tide rips or temperature changes.
The strong afternoon tide creates tide rips that carry floating mats of seaweed out, and with it blue and calico crabs, a favorite forage for tarpon.
Check out tide rips and color changes, and keep an eye open for diving birds.