Working in and around water has specific challenges, so we took precautions, including the use of biodegradeable oils in heavy plant and machinery to protect marine life as well as planning and programming specific works around the local tide table
There used to be a notice board and a tide table
was pinned to it until it was pulled off the wall and never replaced.
"Something for all of us to be aware of is that technology can really help when locating your position but a tide table
can also be very useful too."
It's all a matter of timing, and possessing the ability to read and understand a tide table
. There are plenty of tide apps for iPhones and other operating systems floating around on the web.
So be sure to check your local tide table
before you venture out!
, Pakistan Tide Tables-2005, Hydrography Departmen, Pakistan Navy, Karachi, (2005).
Other measures implemented over the past 12 months include the removal of redundant signs, updating the island's tide table
displays and modifications to smart phone apps and information on the council's website.
We also paid a visit to Holy Island which was briefer than intended because we misread the tide table
and had to make a speedy return across the causeway to avoid spending the night on the island!
"I don't know if they will be allowed to carry on with their journey, but if they are my advice would be for them to buy some proper charts and a tide table
The tide table
shows that the highest water is due just after midnight.
Thus, to calibrate the beam energy and keep improving measurement precision, it now pays to have an almanac or tide table