the periodic rise and fall of the water level in the oceans and other large bodies of water
the difference in levels of ocean water at high tide and low tide
a tide of increased range that occurs two times a month, at the new and full moons
a tide of minimum range that occurs during the first and third quarters of the moon
a movement of ocean water that follows a regular pattern
a horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind and that occurs at of near the ocean's surface
the apparent curving of the path of a moving object from an otherwise straight path due to the Earth's rotation
a streamline movement of ocean water far below the surface
the movement of deep, cold, and nutrient-rich water to the surface
a change in the water temperature in the Pacific Ocean that produces a warm current
a change in the eastern Pacific Ocean in which the surface water temperature becomes unusually cool
a subsurface current that is near shore and that pulls objects parallel to the shoreline
a water current that travels near and parallel to the shoreline
the bubbles in the crest of a breaking wave
one of a group of long ocean waves that have steadily traveled a great distance from their point of generation
a giant ocean wave that forms after a volcanic eruption, submarine earthquake, or landslide
a local rise in sea level near the shore that is caused by strong winds from a storm, such as those from a hurricane
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