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NAVIGATION GENERAL (Tides & Currents) Quiz

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Category: OUPV – NAVIGATION GENERAL – Tides & Currents

In the Gulf of Mexico and lower Atlantic Coast, how many daily slack high tides usually occur?

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Category: OUPV – NAVIGATION GENERAL – Tides & Currents

What is an EBB TIDE?

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A tide coming towards the beach would be considered a(n):

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Category: OUPV – NAVIGATION GENERAL – Tides & Currents

The height of a tide in your area is -3.5 feet and your charted depth of water is 36 feet. What is your actual depth?

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Category: OUPV – NAVIGATION GENERAL – Tides & Currents

What is a Spring Tide?

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Category: OUPV – NAVIGATION GENERAL – Tides & Currents

You are proceeding up a channel and observe that your vessel is making greater speed than your station log would indicate. The stage of the tide at that time would be:

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Category: OUPV – NAVIGATION GENERAL – Tides & Currents

What is the difference between a high tide and a low tide?

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Category: OUPV – NAVIGATION GENERAL – Tides & Currents

Which statement is true regarding information from a Tide Table?

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Category: OUPV – NAVIGATION GENERAL – Tides & Currents

What is the range of a tide?

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Category: OUPV – NAVIGATION GENERAL – Tides & Currents

Your tide table states that low tide at your location is at 1545. If the height of the tide taken from the tide table at 1545 is -2.5 and the charted depth is 12 feet, what is the actual depth of the water at low tide?

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Category: OUPV – NAVIGATION GENERAL – Tides & Currents

What is the point where the horizontal rise or fall of a tide has stopped?

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Category: OUPV – NAVIGATION GENERAL – Tides & Currents

What would an emerged post or obstruction form?

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