Thursday, July 8, 2021

101 Interesting Facts About Canada ~ The Highest Tides in the World Occur in the Bay of Fundy


Standing on the ocean floor at Hopewell Rocks 2019

The highest tides in the world can be found in Canada's Bay of Fundy at Burntcoat Head in Nova Scotia. Fundy's tides are the highest in the world because of an unusual combination of factors: resonance and the shape of the bay. The water in the Bay of Fundy has a natural resonance or rocking motion called seiche.

For more information about the Bay of Fundy, click on Bay of Fundy FAQs.

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