Sentences and phrases with ebb tide

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He's a successful, distinguished photographer who has reached the ebb tide of disillusion in his life and career.
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Rather than trying to remove the salt from seawater, the plant would use brackish waters from the Thames ebb tide.
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The long ebb tide in markets may already be on the turn after a fall of more than 30 months' duration.
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If the ground you are casting onto has areas of broken rocky ground or shallow reef, then fish will feed through the ebb tide as well.
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There was an ebb tide in the approach channel after high water which pushed ships towards the shoal ground on the starboard side of the Vessel.
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He would watch for the telltale disturbance of phosphorescence in the water which meant the fish were rising on the ebb tide.
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Caused by a tall underwater pinnacle, the effect is most evident when a strong westerly wind catches a flood or ebb tide.
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Yarmouth North Beach is an ebb tide mark, Caister produces fish on both flood and ebb tides, but any beach will give cod in the right conditions.
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Feeding activity is regulated by the ebb tide when fresh seaweed is most readily available.
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Visibility is better at high tide, as the ebb tide brings down silt from the river.
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The hardest thing about this lock is if you have a boat coming in on the ebb tide.
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We passed the immense coastal inlet where at ebb tide dead rats and rusting machinery are visible.
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The base of the cliff is heavily undercut, so you certainly do not want to be here on a stormy day or when a full spring ebb tide is running.
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Far from the island we waded through a waist deep channel of fast flowing ebb tide, then climbed onto a hard bank of rippled sand.
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For example, in some estuaries the ebb tide is often strongest within the central channel, whereas the flood tide is stronger along the shoreline.
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Cowtails individually enter the flats on the flood tide to rest for a minimum of 4 h, leaving on the ebb tide, singly as well, presumably to feed.
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With a fast dropping ebb tide she was unable to come astern off the bank and was left high and dry until five in the afternoon when she was assisted off the bank by tug.
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This weekend the beach will be sporting kites that will carry their surfing occupants at speeds of 80 to 100 miles an hour along the shallows of the ebb tide.
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The school appeared to swim upstream with the rising tide each day and went back out to sea on the ebb tide where they could be seen about a mile off the land.
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For boats leaving the canal and heading upstream to York, that means waiting until the ebb tide turns to flood, and the current reverses to flow back upstream.
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The wind fell, as I expected, and after dark we barely stemmed the ebb tide.
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Had the girl been alone, she told herself, she would have given her to the ebb tide.
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I had pulled down as far as Greenwich with the ebb tide, and had turned with the tide.
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Wyndham was wanted at home, the ebb tide was running and a mailboat was due to call at Takana lagoon.
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The ebb tide had run out, and the waters were beginning to rise again.
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I think we can use the ebb tide of our energies best in that way.
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Its sand is yellow and fine, strewn with rose shells at the ebb tide.
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The leaded windows were bright and speckless, and the door-stone was as clean as a white boulder at ebb tide.
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Dinsmore, watching beside him, knew that it was the ebb tide.
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Douglas, as I have said, had the disadvantage of riding an ebb tide.
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Towards what fate was the ebb tide of the streets drifting them?
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But since he wrote of heroes, he did not investigate the clothing of politicians at ebb tide.
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Don Coe of Northumbria Water fished the ebb tide from Hendon prom taking double shots of coley to 2lb and cod to 3lb on cocktails of worm and crab.
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So great was it that I thought it must be a mighty gulf until the mass of driftwood that came out upon the first ebb tide convinced me that it was the mouth of a river.
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