The tide at its lowest level at a particular time and place. The lowest tides reached under normal meteorological conditions (the spring tides ) take place when the Moon and Sun are directly aligned with respect to Earth. Low tides are less extreme when the Moon and Sun are at right angles (the neap tides ). Storms and other meteorological conditions can greatly affect the height of the tides as well.
The highest level reached by any body of water, as a river
The periodic variation in the surface level of the oceans and of bays, gulfs, inlets, and estuaries, caused by gravitational attraction of the moon and sun.
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