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The barge holds four weeks’ worth of seawater; every two weeks—during spring tides, which occur at the new and full moons—the Osbornes top up.
The spring tides come in over the seagrass and, when the water retreats, leave salt to crystallize.
In general, tidal bores are at their strongest during spring tides, slightly more extreme tides that occur during full and new moons.
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SPRINGTIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spring tide for English Language Learners
: a tide in which the sea rises and falls more than usual
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