In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Hairy crabs would be attracted by the light and crawl upwards during the flood tide, where they would be trapped after the ebb.
- Cowtails individually enter the flats on the flood tide to rest for a minimum of 4 h, leaving on the ebb tide, singly as well, presumably to feed.
- For example, in some estuaries the ebb tide is often strongest within the central channel, whereas the flood tide is stronger along the shoreline.
- On the outward downwind leg, against the flood tide, he covered the two miles in ‘half a quarter of one hour’, an impressive speed of sixteen knots.
- They are likely to feed right throughout the flood tide and probably for an hour on the ebb, then disappear.
- The jacks are quiet at Brunswick but bream and whiting are in healthy sizes throughout on a flood tide.
- However, it is considered that naturally occurring turbidity elevations, induced by the flood tide, have a more significant and long-term effect than periodic increased levels caused by dredging.
- When the flood tide first begins, the river's at its lowest ebb, revealing high mud banks on either side.
- Cold water forced over warm water on the flood tide creates enhanced vertical mixing and resuspension of sinking particles higher into the water column.
- The flood tide reworks underlying deposits, which are deposited as the tidal flow wanes, creating a thin muddy sandstone lamina that is almost always thinner than the sandstone lamina deposited by the ebb current.
- Sampling began at the 10-km station during the final hour of the flood tide and was completed 2 h into the ebbing tide.
- On the flood tide it belongs to the sea; on the ebb it is claimed back by the land.
- During a flood tide, turbulent overfalls with strong up-and-down currents form at the north end.
- Riding a flood tide at night on this last journey, enough of them make it past the predatory fish to start the cycle anew.
- Tope can be in the surf table as soon as a new tide starts to flood, but it's far more likely they'll appear during the mid flood tide period and stay until just before high water when they'll disappear.
- A similar dive plan can accommodate the current on the flood tide, dropping in to the south-east of the wreck and following the now-sheltered port side back from the stern.
- We were facing the flood tide from the south, watching for action out in the blue and knowing that we had a contrary current waiting at our backs - waiting to hurl us, up or down, but certainly out into the wide open space of the Pacific Ocean.
- When the waters appear murky it is best to dive on the flood tide, which will push some of the brackish water upriver and often produces better visibility under a surface layer of 2-3m.
- It had been dead low water when they crossed to the island; by the time Bahzell reached the mainland once more, the flood tide was sending hissing waves high up the beach.
- Sometimes, like a river at flood tide, a presidential campaign washes away tradition and flows in a completely new direction.
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