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high period
(English) The period during which water depth is highest during a given tidal cycle. This occurs as the terminus of flood tide, prior to the beginning of ebb tide. (See also: tide, flood tide, ebb tide)
haute mer
(French) Période pendant laquelle l'eau est à son plus haut niveau au cours d'un cycle de marée donné. Elle marque la fin de la marée montante, avant le début de la marée de reflux. (See also: tide, flood tide, ebb tide)

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