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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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And a spot between Little Haven and Broad Haven in Pembrokeshire, which can be walked at low tide, has also led to a number of rescues.
Mindful of the booby-trapped beaches, Eisenhower knew he had to attack at low tide just after dawn, when the full extent of Rommel's deadly Atlantic Wall would be exposed.
On a walk at low tide or a visit to the Oregon Coast Aquarium, the elegance and simplicity of another world is revealed.
ARTIST Antony Gormley is best known for his Angel of the North sculpture in Gateshead His Another Place has 100 life-sized naked figures spread out along 3km of the shore Some of the iron figures which stretch 1 km into the sea only appear at low tide and are submerged at high tide This is the first time the statues have been displayed in the UK, but they have appeared in Belgium, Norway and Germany.
Government experts predicted when the wreck's hold is under 36ft of water at low tide, a blast would hurl debris 10,000ft.
Moonset 10:40 AM High tide 09:00 AM Low tide 03:20 PM
Work is now being undertaken to remove the excavator during low tide.
The woman, who received suspected spinal injuries when she fell at 5pm yesterday, was found on the beach near Station Road, Thurstaston, Wirral, during low tide.
about WAITING FOR A FLOAT Low tide on a Saturday evening leaves boats high and nearly dry at their moorings at Holy Island, in this photograph by Philip Hall.
The family set up camp in the entrance to a cave at low tide, but had a rude awakening at dawn yesterday when the sea crashed in.
The low tide is causing bigger boats like the vaporettos, as well as boat ambulances, to be rerouted on several canals, it said.