tide station

tide station

[′tīd ‚stā·shən]
(oceanography)
A place where observations of the tides are obtained.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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On October 3, officials from DEC and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve, and dedicated a new Tide Station at Turkey Point to monitor tide and water level data on the river.
“NesTides ability to display tide predictions and actual tidal flow graphs allow me to extend fishing trips by following different tide station tide charts and moving with the tide flow.
Port-en-Bessin, a small fishing village just east of Omaha Beach, is a subordinate tide station to Le Havre 60 kilometers to the east-northeast.
This offers easy to read daily, weekly and monthly graphs from every tide station in Florida.
The TIDES application will have additional tide stations from which to perform calculations.
For many years, tsunami warning systems relied only on tide stations which employ a tide gauge to measure wave heights, and a transmitter to send the data to satellites.
This datum is based on the value of mean sea level prior to 1910 as determined from a period of observations at tide stations at Halifax and Yarmouth, N.S., and Pointe au-Pere, Quebec, on the east coast, and Prince Rupert, Vancouver, and Victoria, British Columbia, on the west coast.
* Tide information: USA Tides Free uses your present position to offer local tide stations for your review, Data can be displayed in list format or graphically.
You will also find detailed contour lines to provide depth information, high-definition shoreline detail, local obstacles and hazards, and when applicable tide stations and predictions.
A search function lets you find tide stations, marina and even waterfront restaurants, and search your own waypoints and routes.