steel time and tide clock
sailing to sand castles, we all need to know what the tide is
to the moon's daily cycle, the combination time and tide clock
gives you an innovative and convenient guide to tides, whilst
also providing conventional time keeping.
quartz driven tide hand will rotate every 12 hours and 25 minutes
around the solid stainless steel fascia, giving you the state
of the tide at a glance. This design also provides an idication
of how many hours remain until high or low water.
black conventional clock hands work quite independently from
the tide hand and can be adjusted using the small fly wheel
on the back of the movement. The tide hand can be adjusted using
the larger wheel, again found on the back of the movement.
to complement most homes the tide clocks simple, clean, quality
appearance appeals to all tide time users not just one specific
sport or pastime.
How does a tide clock work?
are caused mainly by the moons gravitational pull on the ocean.
The time it takes the moon to reappear at the same place in
the sky each day is 24 hours and 50 minutes.
Most areas in the world have two high tides and two low tides
a day, so the tide clock has been specially designed to rotate
twice each lunar day (every 12 hours and 25 minutes) giving
you a quick and easy indication of high and low water.
The quartz tide clock will always stay synchronized with the
are other influences on sea levels that effect exact tide times
and the user should take these into account:
on / off shore winds
Changing volume of river flows
The suns own gravitational pull, when lined up with the moon