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amphidromic point[¦am·fə¦dräm·ik ′pȯint]
On a chart of cotidal lines, a no-tide or nodal point from which the cotidal lines radiate.
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Two amphidromic points
were found in [M.sub.2] tide and single amphidromic point
The amphidromic point
, if such existed, would lie southwest of Cape Cod.
Note that although in the ocean basins anticlockwise motion of tide waves about amphidromic points
occurs in the Northern Hemisphere, and vice versa in the Southern Hemisphere, several exceptions exist.