The tide in many straits and embayments between New York and the Bay of Fundy may be described by theoretical equations based on the interference of a progressive wave entering at one end of the reach with, in the case of straits, a second wave entering at the opposite end or, in the case of embayments, a second wave arising from the reflection of this wave from a barrier at the head of the embayment....
Redfield, Alfred C.. 1978. "The tide in coastal waters." Journal of Marine Research 36, (2). https://elischolar.library.yale.edu/journal_of_marine_research/1430