Definition of tide rip in English:

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tide rip

Pronunciation: /ˈtīd ˌrip/


An area of rough water typically caused by opposing currents or by a rapid current passing over an uneven bottom.
Example sentences
  • A few seal heads bobbing in the tide rips or near shore can indicate the presence of schooling coho.
  • The conditions do not have to be at the same time - a wind one day, a tide rip or surf another day.
  • We live on Whidbey Island and have towed her through some huge tide rips and have never had a problem.

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