The state of the tide when it is turning, especially at low tide: the key is to come through as close to slack water as possible
More example sentences
- Choose a neap tide and slack water in good weather conditions, and even then there is normally a healthy swell with which to contend.
- They are much more likely to be found tucked into the lee of the wreck, only spreading out at slack water and on neap tides.
- It is best done on slack water during a neap tide; the smaller the tidal range, the better.
Definition of slack water in:
- The US English dictionary