[Tagging] natural=bay on areas

Christoph Hormann osm at imagico.de
Tue Mar 28 13:19:00 UTC 2017

On Tuesday 28 March 2017, Andrew Harvey wrote:
> >
> > A waterbody where plant and animal life matches or is close to that
> > of the sea rather to that of a river or lake.
> I think it's a grey area, it's not completely like a river, nor that
> of the sea. But in this case, I'm not sure, what information do you
> have that confirms this?

My initial assessment was based on an intuitive look on the water 
balance of the bay - which can be backed up with numbers from here:


If you do the math you see that the freshwater inflow is insignificant 
compared to the tidal water exchange.

Christoph Hormann

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