mean tide


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mean tide

[′mēn ′tīd]
(oceanography)
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(1) Mean tide conditions are available for Great Egg Harbor on the NOAA Tides and Currents website located at: http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.
The rise in feet of the Higher High Water above Mean Water Level during large and mean tides, and the fall of the Lower Low Waters below that datum, are shown on the chart beside the inserts which indicate the tidal characteristics near the principal tidal stations in the region.
But the program also produced a more interesting result: Concrete positioned above high tide suffered more corrosion damage than concrete placed at mean tide levels."
The minimum annual tidal energy which can be derived from these schemes has been calculated for a mean tide using a given set of turbine operating characteristics.
Malo the mean tide range is 26 feet, spring tide ranges average 35 feet, and perigean spring tides with ranges exceeding 44 feet are possible.

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