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Name: Laura
Status: Other
Age: 40s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: February 9, 2004


Question:
Why does Panama City, FL only have one high tide and one low tide but the Atlantic and our neighbors, Port St. Joe, has 2 highs and 2 lows.



Replies:
Laura,

There are two high and two low tides everywhere.

See the web site
http://tbone.biol.sc.edu/tide/sites_usgulf.htm
and scroll down to the Panama City link. Click on that to find the times of the next few days worth of tides.

David R. Cook
Atmospheric Research Section
Environmental Research Division
Argonne National Laboratory



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