maximum ebb

maximum ebb

[′mak·sə·məm ′eb]
(oceanography)
The greatest speed of an ebb current.
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The maximum ebb current are registered along different sectors the main estuarine channel where the maximum current is about 1.
1975, diagram) would be plane bed during the maximum ebb and antidunes during the maximum flood, both corresponding with a higher flow regime than the indicated by the observed bedforms.
Maximum flood currents are observed near high water elevations, and maximum ebb currents, near low water.
Under winter conditions, the maximum ebb tide and low-water currents flowed out of the inlet, in a seaward direction and were converged along the external parts of the low-tide terrace.

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