Extraordinary Tidal Currents near St Kilda

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Recent measurements show that although the vertical tide at St Kilda has a normal diurnal inequality, the diurnal tidal currents are unusually strong. The evidence points to a non-divergent tidally induced continental shelf wave.

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CARTWRIGHT, D. Extraordinary Tidal Currents near St Kilda. Nature 223, 928–932 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1038/223928a0

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