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To see the animals that live in the intertidal zone, visit the shore when the tides are at their lowest ebb.
Bridgeport is the harbor nearest to the New Haven area. The high tide is 10 minutes before Bridgeport.
During the period of Daylight Time, add 1 hour to all times.
Low water will be about 6 hours and 12 minutes after high water.
When Barometric Pressure is lower than normal, the heights of tides will be higher.
Tides will be higher at high tide and lower at low tide when the moon is full or new.
Ht—(Height Col. 4)
Directions: Use the above information to answer the questions
1. Which dates in September show the lowest tides?
2. During the school year, which date would be the best for a field trip to the shore?
3. On that day, at approximately what time could you see half of a rocky coast shore covered with water?
4. On that same day, at what time should you arrive at a salt marsh to examine the wildlife, soil and the estuary water