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Unformatted text preview: Uneven Tides Christmas Island Monthly Varia2ons New Brunswick, NJ ~2 m springs neaps neaps springs springs neaps Bay of Fundy   Long, narrowing, shallow bays focus tides – the water has nowhere but up to go.   Also, resonance between the tidal flow in the bay and outside, can set a seiche ­like sloshing that amplifies the tides. 8.5 m Tide heights across the world ocean! Real $me $des informa$on   Used by ships, fishermen…..it is becoming a critical tool for seamen as much as weather maps arek   Provided in real time by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   http://tidesonline.nos.noaa.gov/ Tide Gauges also record sea level changes The average rate of rise of sea level is ______________, although there are great uncertainties in its measurement, and it is probably ____________. ! Causes:! End of material on mid ­t...
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