Another phenomenon that occurs in the Bay of Fundy is a tidal bore. The definition of a “tidal bore” is = a large wave caused by the funneling of a flood tide as it enters a long, narrow, shallow inlet. Or per Wikipedia – “A phenomenon in which the leading edge of the incoming tide forms a wave of water that travels up a river or narrow bay against the direction of the river or bay’s current.”
This we really wanted to see. Truro has a tidal bore twice a day and we gathered with many others to experience this. This is what we saw, notice the little ripple on the middle of the shore, look hard.
Needless to say we were underwhelmed. But it is a real thing I have seen video of people surfing and they have outfitters that offer rafting or tubing on the bores, just not the day we went…
This picture also shows a ripple, but not a wave.
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