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?Low Tide?

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On June 12 the tide was REALLY low. I mean you could see the barnacles and junk that grow on the pylons of the pier. This was at lynnhaven pier, does anyone know why it was so low. I've been at the pier at dead low tide several times and it has never been that low. if anyone knows anything about it I appreciate the info.
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It has to do with the moon phase. On a full moon and a new moon (which is no visible moon), the tides run higher and lower than usual, and they also run harder. If the wind is blowing during this time that can exagerate the tides even more. The full moon just passed so this is probobally what you were seeing.
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