Why are Carribean tides so small?

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Why are Carribean tides so small?
« on: 19/04/2016 17:21:22 »
Why are Carribean tides so small?
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« Reply #1 on: 19/05/2016 20:45:15 »
You don't need to go as far as the Carribean there is a null point in the middle of the North Sea where there is no vertical tidal movement. This can be seen in one of the tidal charts of the North Sea available from Admirality Chart Agents or on-line. The times of high tides 'rotate' about this point.