Frequently Asked Questions: Tide Predictions and Data


Subject:
Weather , Water , Tides , Tides

Description:
This FAQ covers topics related to tidal prediction, such as the highest tides, the difference between tide charts and tide tables, the accuracy of predictions, and whether coastal flooding is caused by "perigean spring tide" (when the occurrence of a new or full moon coincides with the moon reaching its closest point of approach to the earth). From the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Publisher:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/faq2.html


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