neap range

neap range

[′nēp ‚rānj]
(oceanography)
The mean semidiurnal range of tide when neap tides are occurring; the mean difference in height between neap high water and neap low water. Also known as mean neap range.
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At the lagoon's sea wall (which is six miles long) and, at places, more than 52 feet high from the seabed), the tidal range would approach 27 feet for a mean spring tide, but a neap range of only 13 feet would ensue.