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QHow does the moon affect the ocean tides on Earth?

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#1ChicAnswered at 2013-01-06 11:16:36
They make most of them . The orbit of the Moon is also responsible for the fortnightly cycle of intense
#2doodlesAnswered at 2013-01-17 09:00:48
If I remember correctly , it is because the moon is big enough to have agravitational pull . Torwards water is pulled slightly . Go here : http://www.this-magic-sea.com/TIDE.HTM < / a> and look at table 2 . That is quite noticeable .
#3DominiqueAnswered at 2013-01-20 17:04:28
a word GRAVITY
#4rabcAnswered at 2013-04-25 16:10:47
The gravity of the moon pulls the waves inward, toward the moon.
#5Mark GAnswered at 2013-07-23 08:28:39
The water on the side of the earth nearest of the moon is attracted by the moon more than the earth itself, which is slightly further from the moon than the water is. So the water piles up a little on that side.

At the same time, the water on the side of the earth furthest from the moon is attracted by the moon a little less than the earth itself. The earth is in fact deviated a little in its orbit by the moons pull. So the water piles up on that side too.
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