Admiral Joshi informed that currently the submarine is sitting in three metres of water, and added that a portion of the hull depending on the state of the tide and the range of tide
currently is around one-and-a-half metres.
During investigation, he and the Pakistani pilot have admitted that the "vessel entered the channel around 1.8 hours after the high water time, which was not unusual, considering the range of tide
at that time.
The average range of tide
in Saint John Harbour is 6.7 m, reaching an elevation of 3.4 m + (above) GD.
A: The Bay of Fundy, which lies between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in the western Atlantic, has exceptionally strong tides, with a maximum range of tide
of 11.6 metres.