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Old 09-03-2013
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Re: Planning a trip up the East River, Timing?

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Originally Posted by Yamsailor View Post
I would look at the Tidal Current Tables as one is looking at the horizontal movement of water. So if you hit the Battery at 11:15, effectively it will not make a big difference. The Tidal Current Tables are what is more important.
Yam, Here's an illustration of the east river @ low water at the battery.

http://www.offshoreblue.com/assets/i...ents/er-lw.jpg

and 1 hour after low water:

http://www.offshoreblue.com/assets/i...ts/er-lw+1.jpg

2 hours after:

http://www.offshoreblue.com/assets/i...ts/er-lw+2.jpg

Notice which way the arrows point at two hours. That's why the typical recommendation ( not just mine) is to arrive 2 hours after low water.
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Last edited by Tempest; 09-03-2013 at 09:49 PM.
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