When the ship goes by the water tries to back fill for the weight. What goes out must come back in. Watch the Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas departs Port Everglades, Florida. As the ship powers through the narrow inlet, it sucks the water out of the tidal areas nearby.

Watch the 2 videos below to see this unbelievable water movement (click on the images to start the video)

Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas departs
A good example of a ship’s displacement

 

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