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What causes high tide and low tide?

August 9, 20132 min
The moon's gravitational pull is strong enough to affect the oceans on Earth, resulting in low and high tides. Discover exactly how high and low tides work in this podcast from more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit