slack tide


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the occurrence of relatively still water at the turn of the (low) tide

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This latter manoeuvre is an extremely delicate operation to be carried out during the periods of slack tide with split second precision, and in very close proximity of previously placed caissons.
What you are trying to do is not increase your VMG by catching windward-going tide, but waiting for slack tide or northerly going tide before crossing exposed waters.
Normally, the Falls are only navigable at slack tide, when the river ceases flowing altogether, but the Reversing Falls Jet Boat Ride ($18 per person) runs all the time.
The best time of day to go crabbing is when the crab are able to move about freely, from an hour before slack tide to an hour after the tide changes.
The slack tide of the first quarter's M&A activity will begin to flow again as improved markets bring both buyers and sellers back to the negotiating table.
Sometimes slack tide is best for these big reds, other times the incoming tide is better.
Fishing at slack tide greatly facilitates this technique.
Rather than transiting the Sergius Narrows only during slack tide, the fast ferry vessel will be able to operate on a set schedule.
If you have your own boat, try shark fishing off Alcatraz or Angel Island or near the shipping channels, on a slack tide.
and will travel 20 miles to arrive at Hell's Gate at slack tide around 11 a.
Stealthily approach these spots of interest with someone on the lookout who is also an able caster, because during slack tide you can find them circling the structure on the surface.
The lifeboats and helicopter continued until slack tide at 6pm, but could not find any sign of the diver and decided to halt the search.
Cobias have a well-known habit of surface-cruising during slack tide and if you can spot them they will usually oblige an accurate cast.
Target them during slack tide or the slower portion of it.
On the slack tide, big schools of cobia can hang over and around the structures, giving anglers the shot at hooking one up on a fly or a top-water plug.