leeward tidal current

leeward tidal current

[′lē·wərd ¦tīd·əl ′kə·rənt]
(oceanography)
A tidal current setting in the same direction as that in which the wind is blowing. Also known as lee tide; leeward tide.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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