Definition of slack water in English:

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slack water


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
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  • 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.

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