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Tide question...max flood,ebb

Is there a general rule about just when during the flood or ebb the max current happens?

For example, this afternoon I'd like to catch max flood, low tide is 3:38 pm. When could I expect the current to reach its full potential, 1 hr past slack, 2 hrs past slack???

The NOAA site doesn't seem to cover this info.

Thanks, Ben Staley