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oceans

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The periodic rise and fall of the ocean's surface cause by the gravitational force between Earth and the Moon and between Earth and the Sun. Tide
Occurs when Earth, the Moon, and the Sun form a right angle; has the lowest tidal range. Neap Tide
The average level of the ocean's surface at any given time. Sea level
A wave that forms when an ocean disturbance suddenly moves a large volume of water. Tsunami
Occurs when Earth, the Moon, and the Sun form a straight line; has the largest tidal range. Spring tide
The difference in water level between a high tide and a low tide. Tidal range
The highest part of a wave. Crest
The lowest part of a wave. Trough
The vertical distance between the crest and the trough. Wave height
The horizontal distance from crest to crest or trough to trough. Wave length
The currents formed by wind blowing over the surface of water. Surface Waves
A wave that forms when an ocean disturbance suddenly moves a large volume of water. Tsunami
The average level of the ocean's surface at any given time. Sea level
The periodic rise and fall of the ocean's surface caused by the gravitational force between Earth and the Moon and Earth and the Sun. Tides
The difference in water level between a high tide and a low tide. Tidal range
A tide that has the largest tidal range. Spring tide
A tide that has the lowest tidal range. Neap tide
The trough of a wave is the what part? Lowest
The crest of the wave is the what part of the wave? Highest
The average level of the ocean's surface at any given time. Sea level
Tides are the periodic rise and fall of the ocean's surface caused by the what force between Earth and the moon and between Earth and the Sun? Gravitational
The tidal range is the difference in water level between what and low tides? High tides
A neap tide is a tide that has the lowest what and that occurs when Earth, the moon, and the sun form a right angle? Tidal range
The tidal range is the difference in water level between what two things? High tides and low tides
A spring tide is a tide that has the larges tidal range and occurs when Earth, the moon, and the sun form a what? Straight line
Created by: trackjor2176