tide range

tide range

[′tīd ‚rānj]
(oceanography)
The difference in height between consecutive high and low waters. Also known as tidal range.
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With a mean tide range of 6 feet, it's not the Bay of Fundy, but it is a lot more moving water than you'll find elsewhere in Florida.
The Bristol Channel has the second highest tide range in the world!!!
The tide range in Etretat can reach 28 feet, with that much more or less of the Needle exposed, depending on the state of the tide.
Five miles of sandy beach, with an extra half mile of sand at low tide due to the extended tide range,are complemented by donkey rides and a paddling pool that will keep the kids happy while you top up your tan.
Tidal ranges of more than four metres are typical on the north coast of Australia, in the Bay of St Michel in northwest France, and at Avon-mouth in the Bristol Channel, but the world's largest spring tide range is at the head of the Bay of Fundy in Canada, where it is more than 15.2m.
But the complexity of this passage suggests to us that the Clerk of Orleans is making a very difficult calculation, perhaps to find the time of an astronomical configuration that would produce the most extreme possible tide range. His trick is similar to that of Mark Twain's Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, who, because he is able to predict a solar eclipse, makes people believe he caused it.
We calculate that the morning tide range on D-day was about 18 feet.
Some spoils islands offer a third attribute that many of us would agree is a ringer: The islands are submerged for much, or even all, of the tide range. This means they aren't visible.
Because the near-coincidence of new Moon and lunar perigee will not repeat in 1993, the tide range this year will not be so extreme.
With a tide range of five or more feet, water recedes quickly out of the marsh into the creeks.
"e tide ranges from 13ft to a 32ft spring tide, meaning the Mersey has the second highest tidal range in the UK after the River Severn.