oce test 3 - 1 It is Wednesday and you are planning a fishing trip for this coming Saturday You have heard that fishing is best at your chosen spot when

oce test 3 - 1 It is Wednesday and you are planning a...

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1. It is Wednesday, and you are planning a fishing trip for this coming Saturday. You have heard that fishing is best at your chosen spot when the ebb current begins to flow, so you wish to start fishing at high tide. You do not have a tide table, but you have noted that today's high tide was at 1:10 p.m. At what time on Saturday should you plan to arrive and start fishing? 2.A proxigean tide occurs when __________. 3. Which of the following statements about tides in a simple tidal bulge model is/are true?Choose all that apply. 4. A relatively small tidal range could be expected __________. 5.The tides are considered an example of shallow-water waves because the tidal bulges have a wavelength that is on the order of __________. 6.Which of the following statements about tidal patterns and tidal charts is/are true?Choose all that apply. 7. Some of the tide height numbers in your tide table are preceded by minus signs (or in some cases printed in red). This tells you that __________. 8. A boat is most likely to be carried out to sea from a harbor by a(n) __________. 9. A grunion "run" would be expected within a few nights after __________. 10. Disadvantages of tidal power plants relative to conventional thermal plants include higher initial plant costs, periodicity of tidal currents, and __________.
11. If it is January and the Moon is in syzygy, which additional factor would contribute to extreme tidal ranges around the world? 12. Of the following statements about the monthly tidal cycle, which is/are true?Choose all that apply

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