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low tide

the tide when it is at its lowest level or the time at which it reaches this
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low tide

[′lō ′tīd]
(oceanography)
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It could be caused by the low tide,' she told the Inquirer.
The organisation also stated that low tide of 1.32 metres will occur in the evening around 8:37 PM.
The Thames: Britain's Great River With Tony Robinson C5, 8pm Reaching central London, the actor and presenter boards an industrial working ship on the Thames, learning it is a route not without risks as ships must squeeze under bridges at high tide and avoid running aground at low tide. At the Chelsea embankment, Tony explores the Physic Gardens where early botanical remedies were created from exotic plants brought in by river from all over the world.
The army wanted to avoid a low tide, as it exposed long beaches, and would leave Allied soldiers vulnerable to enemy fire.
It is usually visible at low tide but recent storms have meant even more of the ancient woodland, which dates back to the Bronze Age, can be seen.
The people should not panic and worry unnecessary over the dissemination of a video on the phenomenon of an extremely low tide in Dungun recently.
Tides at Mina Salman high at 07:01 and AM 06:54 PM; Low Tide 01:12 PM 01:37 AM.
The remains of the Ionic Star can be seen clearly thanks to the exceptionally low tide off the Formby shore.
Dave Cocks, Redcar Lifeboat operations manager, said the safest time to bring children tomorrow will be between around 2pm and 6pm, roughly two hours either side of low tide at 4pm.
The other is taken from the same angle at low tide with a 6ft tall man below, dwarfed by the structure that underpins the pier.
Samplings of Sea Skaters during High and Low Tides. Samplings of sea skaters were conducted during high tide (highest tidal level: 315 cm at 9:45 am) and low tide (lowest tidal level: 50 cm at 3:50 pm) on September 17, 2008.
One of Katy's most important lessons from Miss Eunice is a way of explaining low tide. Katy was upset because she thought the ocean was being taken away, when she saw her first low tide.