Fortnight

Science / Tides and Currents / Fortnight: The time elasped between the new and full moons. Half a synodical month or 14.765,294 days. See synodical month.

MF

Science / Tides and Currents / MF: Lunar fortnightly constituent. This constituent expresses the effect of departure from a sinusoidal declinational motion. Speed = 2s = 1.098,033,1° per solar hour. MORE

MSF

Science / Tides and Currents / MSF: Lunisolar synodic fortnightly constituent. Speed = 2s – 2h = 1.0 15,895,8° per solar hour. MORE

Lunisolar Tides

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunisolar Tides: Harmonic tidal constituents K1, and K2, which are derived partly from the development of the lunar tide and partly from the solar tide, the constituent speeds being the same in both cases. Also, the l MORE

Spring Tides

Science / Marine Biology / Spring Tides: Fortnightly tides occurring when the vertical tidal range is maximal MORE

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