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New Brunswick: ‘Super bore’ attracts thousands to Petitcodiac River – Tidal phenomenon expected to boost tourism in Moncton area

A wave of sea water rushes up the Petitcodiac twice a day, being pushed by the tide. But Monday’s moon was 13 per cent closer than usual, meaning the gravitational forces on the tides were stronger, making for a bigger bore than usual. [email protected]