Astronomical tide

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Definition of Astronomical tide:
The tidal levels and character which would result from gravitational effects, e.g. of the Earth, Sun and Moon, without any atmospheric influences.[1].
This is the common definition for Astronomical tide, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.

See also

  1. Ocean and shelf tides
  2. Tide
  3. Highest astronomical tide (HAT)
  4. Lowest astronomical tide (LAT)