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					Tide Predictions
   Astronomical data and local measurements

   Measurements made for at least 19 years, to
    allow for the 18.6-year declinational period of
    the Moon

   Harmonic analysis
       Used to separate the tide record into components
        or partial tides that combine to form the actual tide
       Can then isolate the effect of local geography
           Local Effect
Tide Tables
Tide Tables
Tide Current Tables
Tide Current Tables
Tidal Energy

   Two systems to extract energy from tides:
       Single-action power cycle
       Ebb only
Annapolis River, NS
Tidal Energy

   Two systems to extract energy from tides:
       Double-action power cycle
       Ebb & flood
Rance River Estuary, France
The Future of Tidal Power

				
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