Tidal current

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Tidal current with regard to Alderney from La Hague viewed from

Tidal currents (also known as “tidal currents”) are mainly compensatory currents near the coast , caused by the tides and the alternation of ebb and flow . Occasionally tidal creeks in the Wadden Sea are also referred to as tidal currents. The change in tidal currents (“ capsizing of the tide ”) does not have to coincide with the highest or lowest water level.

Significant tidal currents