The vertical line on the chart below indicates the current tide status. The valleys and peaks are the upcoming high and low tide extremes. Between high and low tide is SLACK TIDE, when Reversing Falls Rapids briefly becomes placid ! To see whirlpools … come at the low tide extreme. To see Reversing Falls Rapids in reverse … come at the high tide extreme. The pull of the Moon and the shape of the Bay of Fundy are the largest contributing factors to the famous Reversing Falls Rapids tides. Full moons, especially a harvest moon can produce swings in the water level of 9 meters or 28 feet.
This data has been produced by or for Reversing Falls Skywalk Inc. and includes data and services provided by the Canadian Hydrographic Service of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The incorporation of data sourced from the Canadian Hydrographic Service of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans within this product does NOT constitute an endorsement by the Canadian Hydrographic Service or the Department of Fisheries and Oceans of this data.
Oceanss tides at the Reversing Falls Rapids make a complete cycle every 12 hours and 20 minutes.