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Why aren't high ocean tides exactly 12 hours apart?


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High ocean tides are not exactly 12 hours apart since during high tides, while the Earth spins, the Moon will move in its orb...


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High ocean tides are not exactly 12 hours apart since during high tides, while the Earth spins, the Moon will move in its orbit. The Moon will appear at its same position overhead in its orbit every 25 hours instead of every twenty-four hours.


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