The Tides

By Jack Taylor

Types of Tides

Tides: Are the daily rise and fall of the ocean.

Spring Tides: Extremely high and low tides, they occur when the moon and sun align with the Earth.

Neap Tides: Low tides that occur when the sun and the moon are on opposite sides of the earth meaning they are pulling at the Earth causing extremely low tides .

High Tide: The furthest point that the tide reaches up the beach.

Low Tide: The lowest point that the tide reaches up the beach.

Common Tidal Questions

What Causes the tides?

The tides are caused by the moon and the sun tugging at the Earth

When do Tides Occur?

The tides occur twice a day