BlitzGirl wrote:The Sea giveth, and the Sea taketh away. The junk might not end up on the same shore it came from.
Good example: don't leave a boat untied on the beach overnight. It might not be there the next dip.
Equally: if you drive a vehicle onto a "hard" sand beach at low tide, and don't immediately drive it off again, but instead choose to Wait for it [high tide], and -- worse yet -- do so in an area of the beach from where you can't see your car, it might well be there not only the next dip, but the next wip, mip, yip...
k.bookbinder wrote:OK, so it is the sea. And it has risen nearly 2 cue in height? That's more than a drastic rise, that's more like a tsunami, albeit perhaps a slow one.
There are places where the tidal range
can be up to 9.3q.
My mother grew up very near the Bay of Fundy. In those daysH
, she said, the fishermen strung nets perpendicular to the shoreline. At high tide, fish would get tangled in them, and then at low tide, the fishermen would go out with horse-drawn carts -- with high wheel-bases -- to collect them. By the time they returned, as the tide was flowing, the water might be up to the horses' shoulders.
Kazza3 wrote:I don't live near the sea, so correct me if I'm wrong, but it can't really be a tide can it? We've had at least one definite nightfall, so weird moon explanations aside, it can't have been a single tide rising throughout time. And while it could be a separate tide to the earlier one, given the length of time we've experienced in this day compared to the much longer time at the castle, this tide would have to be rising much, much faster.
Or am I being daft?
You're not being daft. If this is Earth, even Cassini Earth, it can't really be a regular tide. And even if (as I suppose, reluctantly) Time takes place in the Randallverse, Cuegan are aware the sea-level rise is abnormal.