Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Re: Planning a trip up the East River, Timing?
Yam... let's look at tidal currents. in order to arrive the battery at dead low tide..from any point south...one would have to buck a 2 knot current coming down through the narrows and the hudson, If one simply waited an hour two they could ride the horizontal flow of water up through the narrows and all the way up the east river.
I'd rather do 7 knots than 3..
interesting that you bring this up. When I do this route I always leave from Highlands, NJ. I time it so I am at the VN Bridge one hour before low at the Battery.
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