tide table


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tide table

[′tīd ‚tā·bəl]
(oceanography)
A table giving daily predictions, usually a year in advance, of the times and heights of the tide for a number of reference stations.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They will flash warnings and information to drivers about to use the causeway to get onto or off the island - including reminders to check the tide tables for safe crossing times.
A quick response barcode has also been developed and is provided at various locations around the island and on the approach to the causeway so that visitors can access the tide table information quickly.
Telling time in Japan 140 years ago was like reading a tide table today.
He explained: "Basically you have a tide table both in height and times, and occasionally through freaks of weather you get a tidal surge, whichmeans youend up with a higher tide than expected.
Check the tide table before you go out, and keep an eye on the rising water, so that you don't get cut off.
"I checked the tide table and discovered that high tide wasn't until 11.30am on that day and my eyes nearly popped out of my head.
Can't a warning red light circuit be installed aligned to the tide table to stop all the distress and danger created through ignorance?
A free tide table for any of 44 locations on the Oregon Coast can be created at www.saltwatertides.com.
Tidal times change from day to day as well as from bay to bay, so check a tide table.