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TIDES provides saltwater tide tables and graphical tide charts to 1000's of US sites. Full calendar months by default with years of tide charts & tables prebuilt for past and future reference.

West Coast / Pacific: Alaska, British Columbia, California, Oregon, Hawaii, Washington

Gulf Coast: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas

East Coast: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington D.C.

MISC Tides: England, Germany, Netherlands, Newfoundland, Northern Ireland, Nova Scotia, Pacific Islands, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Wales

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On the tide chart pages there are calendars covering each month graphically and also by the standard tide chart text. You can view the tide chart data on the calendar view for a particular day just by hovering your mouse over that day. Click on the day if you want a detailed view.

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It's always a good idea to understand what predicted tide charts provide, and what they don't. Tide predictions work off of tital force constants between the sun, the moon & the earth's rotation, with corrections based off physical tide stations data. Weather variables (wind, pressure, etc) are not included. This site in no way provides it's tide charts with any guarantee. Take that into account before putting your life at risk.

Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of gravitational forces exerted by the Moon, Sun, and rotation of the Earth.

The times and amplitude of tides at a locale are influenced by the alignment of the Sun and Moon, by the pattern of tides in the deep ocean, by the amphidromic systems of the oceans, and the shape of the coastline and near-shore bathymetry. Some shorelines experience a semi-diurnal tide - two nearly equal high and low tides each day. Other locations experience a diurnaltide - only one high and low tide each day. A "mixed tide"; two uneven tides a day, or one high and one low, is also possible.

Tides vary on timescales ranging from hours to years due to a number of factors. To make accurate records, tide gauges at fixed stations measure the water level over time. Gauges ignore variations caused by waves with periods shorter than minutes. These data are compared to the reference (or datum) level usually called mean sea level.

While tides are usually the largest source of short-term sea-level fluctuations, sea levels are also subject to forces such as wind and barometric pressure changes, resulting in storm surges, especially in shallow seas and near coasts.

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