Low-tide sentence example
Folkestone inner harbour is dry at low water, but there is a deep water pier for use at low tide by the Channel steamers, by which not only the passenger traffic, but also a large general trade are carried on.
It is reached by steamer from Geestemiinde, Emden, Bremen or Hamburg, and at low tide by road from the mainland.
Vessels of the deepest draught can enter into the Victoria basin, the depth of water at low tide ranging from 24 to 36 ft.
Lynn Harbour has an area of 30 acres and an average depth at low tide of io ft.
This weir retains the river above it at half-tide level, in order to cover the mud-banks which had been bared at low tide between Richmond and Teddington by the lowering of the low-water level, owing to the removal of various obstructions in the river below.Advertisement
The basin of Arcachon has an area of about 38,000 acres at high water, and only about 15,000 acres are under water at low tide.
The harbour has a depth at low tide of 17 ft., and extensive accommodation for live-stock and goods of all kinds is provided.
Fishing the hollows scoured out by the rough seas at low tide produces superb bags of quality cod to lugworm and peeler crab baits.
The seaweed itself can be found in some parts of the west coast, clinging to the rocks at low tide.
At low tide the river estuary also had several waders along its shore.Advertisement
In winter dunlin, ringed and gray plover, redshank, knot and bar-tailed godwit all feed on the mudflats at low tide.
All the climbs start from the very base of the slab and require dead low tide.
In contrast, a double low tide occurs in Weymouth Bay.
The Gray Herons had left the meadows to feed at the low tide neaps on the River Adur north of the fly-over.
Both are islands at high tide only; at low tide they both connect with the mainland.Advertisement
Parking 1/2 mile away - access difficult, only workable at low tide.
The function of alimentation is closely associated with that of locomotion, somewhat as in the burrowing earthworm; in the excavation of its burrows the sand is passed through the body, and any nutrient matter that may adhere to it is extracted during its passage through the intestine, the exhausted sand being finally ejected through the vent at the orifice of the burrow and appearing at low tide as a worm casting.
At low tide the river is at neck height and the area remote from the village.
Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide.
See seals clambering on the offshore skerries at low tide.Advertisement
At low tide you can walk across to a neighboring islet.
Parking 1/2 mile away - access difficult, only Workable at low tide.
It's higher at high tide and lower at low tide.
He didn't even know that the Thames has a tide, so when they arrived to shoot the video, there was hardly any water, because it was low tide.
At low tide the limpet (being a strictly intertidal organism) is exposed to the air, and (according to trustworthy observers) quits its attachment and walks away in search of food (minute encrusting algae), and then once more returns to the identical spot, not an inch in diameter, which belongs, as it were, to it.Advertisement
Desis lives invariably between tide-marks upon the rocks and coral reefs, and may be found at low tide either crawling about upon them or swimming in tidal pools and feeding upon small fish or crustaceans.
A fine stretch of sandy shore is exposed at low tide.
At high-tide, accordingly, the town presents a very attractive appearance, but at low-tide, when the mud banks are exposed, it seems dirty and repulsive, and the noxious exhalations are extremely trying.