Definition of tide rip in English:

tide rip

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noun

  • An area of rough water typically caused by opposing tides or by a rapid current passing over an uneven bottom: a ring of tide rips
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    • 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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