Object Class: Tide - time series


Acronym: T_TIMS (P,A)

Code: 142

Set Attribute_A: NOBJNM; OBJNAM; T_ACWL; *T_HWLW; T_TINT; T_TSVL; *TIMEND; *TIMSTA; STATUS;

Set Attribute_B: INFORM; NINFOM; NTXTDS; SCAMAX; SCAMIN; TXTDSC;

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

Tide - the periodic rise and fall of the surface of the sea, due principally to the gravitational interactio n between moon, sun and earth. (adopted from IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 5429)

Tidal heights over time may be approximated by a series of height values given at regular time intervals, starting from a specified moment in time.

References:

INT 1: not specified;

M-4: not specified;

Remarks:

The object 'tide - time series' encodes tidal heights at equal time intervals and times and heights of high waters and low waters.

Distinction: tide - harmonic prediction; tide - non-harmonic prediction;