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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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The amphidromic point
, if such existed, would lie southwest of Cape Cod.
A region surrounding an amphidromic point
from which radiating cotidal lines progress through all hours of the tidal cycle.
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.