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TIDE. The ebb and flow of the sea.
     2. Arms of the sea, bays, creeks, coves, or rivers, where the tide ebbs and flows, are public, and all persons may use the same for the purposes of navigation and for fishing, unless restrained by law. To give these rights at common law, the tide must ebb and flow: the flowing of the waters of a lake into a river, and their reflowing, being not the flux and reflux of the tides, but mere occasional and rare instances of a swell in the lake, and a setting up of the waters into the river, and the subsiding of such swells, is not to be considered an ebb and flow of the tide, so as to constitute a river technically navigable. 20 John. R. 98. See 17 John. R. 195; 2 Conn. R. 481.
     3. In Pennsylvania, the common law principle, that the flux and reflux of the tide ascertain the character of the river, has been rejected. 2 Binn. R. 475. Vide Arm of the sea; Navigable river; Sea shore.

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Shorebirds use roost sites at high tide to rest, preen and bath while their low tide feeding habitat is inundated (Spencer, 2010).
Banadera said the sandbar would appear 45 minutes after the scheduled low tide each day, so the leisure opportunity would depend on the cycle.
The Credenza is a standalone three-door credenza in Low Tide or Blossom with a Driftwood top and features a wood-framed top with stone inserts, and a wood and oiled bronze Wine-on-the-Wall Rack with space for stemware, as well as wine bottles stored sideways.
During low tide, some exotic marine animals show up on the shallow side of the water, waiting for a strong tide to wash them off to sea.
This means that it will take six hours for a tide to go from low tide to high tide and then another six hours to go from high tide to low tide.
Under normal or low tide situations, the majority of seawalls along the shorelines in my area will have a foot or so of water in front of them, with the exception of the seawalls in the canals and marinas, but during extreme high tide phases there may be an extra eight to te inches of water or more on those shallow seawalls, allowing even the largest snook, trout and redfish to hunt the concrete.
The low tide values were highest at 905 in November and lowest at 65 in April.
He added: "There will be a high tide but there will be an equally low tide.
She said: "A couple of teams of people from the contractors take oil out of the ship at low tide.
Twenty-five whales from the pod died at the Kyle of Durness when the low tide swept them ashore yesterday.
The cottage is accessible by foot only at low tide so the house is being sold complete with a rowing boat.
The Low Tide Drifters are a local folk band that combines folk, blues and country music, a news release says.