falling tide


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falling tide

[′fȯl·iŋ ′tīd]
(oceanography)
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On the strandline (the line of debris left by the falling tide), you'll find tiny shrimps hiding amongst fronds of seaweed and delights such as mermaids purses - the egg cases left behind by sharks and rays.
tablademareas.com/mx) and determine if the prevailing tide (low or high tide; rising or falling tide) influenced spawning response (success or failure only) of the broodstock when taken to the hatchery.
"With a falling tide and insufficient water at Ballyhalbert, the lifeboat proceeded to Portavogie to be met by HM Coastguard team and family members."
its worship its lights its weather rising and falling tide I began to
These data show that a rising and falling tide can lift and lower all ships to some degree, given that all three partisan groups' confidence fell in 2008 and that all three increased in confidence at least slightly in 2009.
But a falling tide can sink even the best of financial boats, as DCU found last week.
Leading seaman Magennis, who also won the VC, left the craft to attach explosives to the hull of the ship But by the time he returned the falling tide had left the XE3 midget submarine wedged between the Takeo - now a ticking time bomb - and the seabed.
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.
The barrage proved inefficient as it can only produce electricity at the falling tide;
Registration is at Pittenweem Fish Market from9.00am to 11.30, with fishing from noon to 6.00pm on a falling tide so the rock marks can be fished safely
However, the centreline ([CL.sub.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.