rising tide


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rising tide

[′rīz·iŋ ′tīd]
(oceanography)
The portion of the tide cycle between low water and the following high water.
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Just hours earlier locals warned of the looming crisis as they watched hundreds of people take to the beach despite the rising tide.
Rising Tide Capital is a company that was founded by Alex Forrester and Alfa Demmellash 15 years ago with a mission of training entrepreneurs and providing affordable housing.
It was a nearby resident who saw the trio being cut off at Port O'Warren about six miles south of Dalbeattie by the rising tide.
The Rising Tide builds to a farcical crescendo of complications and crises.
The Staithes and Runswick RNLI lifeboat was on the scene within 10 minutes of the alarm being raised on Thursday afternoon and stood off at sea while a crew member swam ashore to ensure the family stayed safe above the rising tide on a ledge at a spot known as New Fall.
Rising Tide school officials said they will "clear the germs" from the school as it will be closed Friday.
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"It was agreed to launch the Seahouses Inshore Lifeboat on the rising tide so that a line could be attached to the yacht as it refloated, and assistance given to the sole crewman to safely refloat the vessel.
"There are huge pressures in terms of staffing, in terms of a rising tide of inpatients and emergency admissions and particularly the financial constraints on the NHS at the moment.
Now coastguards - who routinely have to rescue motorists caught by the rising tide - have been moved to issue a fresh safety warning.
The group, who were walking back from the nature reserve on Hilbre Island, were up to their thighs in the rising tide but made it safely to the second highest of three islands.