Our friend Guillaume Bolo, the first in France to have offered for many years a sophisticated web interface with the predictions of SHOM - marée.info - is also the developer of the excellent application marée info for iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch. Copied but never equaled by SHOM itself, which eventually drop the case, it will offer us a great change soon… Read more …
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Marée.info expanded its offering
You know all the good things about this excellent application. Unfortunately, many users did not understand that the "Free" download was for the sole purpose of testing the application before subscribing to data.. This misunderstanding has caused discontent and the developer has considered.
Since the last update access to all tide stations is free for the current day : Read more …
Marée info : SHOM tides prediction on iPhone [Update]
Thousands of users for many years know the excellent website marée.info which provides the times and heights of tides SHOM for all the coastal resorts of the Channel and the Atlantic. Boaters, professional fishermen, beach fishermen, kite surfers and other relevant users visit daily the information pages of this website.
The author, Guillaume Bolo, has taken on the task of creating an iPhone app (compatible iPad) with the contents of its website, but with the particularity to provide, for a small subscription fee (*), tides for an entire year. The data are tidal predictions from SHOM, reproduced with permission by contract. Thus their reliability leaves no doubt, although SHOM does not control the content before publishing. Read more …
Are the tidal predictions reliable ?
All navigation software offer predictions of tides, more or less long range, covering the world's coastlines. Where come these predictions from ? How are they established ? What is their reliability ? These are all questions that any conscientious yachtman is entitled to ask.
View the currents on electronic charts ?
I voluntarily under this article as a query. Many users, all countries included, wish visualization common in applications Richard Ray. Indeed, there is no display function of the currents in GPSNavX, MacENC and iNavX. It is a deliberate choice by the developer because there are many data sources and all hydrographic services are unwilling to provide their files in digital format. In addition, users are likely to take their data displayed on maps as sure and certain, with consequences that could engage the responsibility of the editor and legal risks, especially in the USA, too great for the developer. Read more …
World tides with iPad
AyeTides XL, tides prediction application of Hahn Software LLC, is available from the 2 nd August on AppStore. Extrapolation from AyeTides version for iPhone, AyeTides XL offers a completely renewed user interface to take advantage of the iPad screen size and the framing.
With nearly 10.000 tides and currents stations around the world, whose 165 stations in France, the app presents times and heights of tide level based on the US public software XTide (*) using data and harmonic tidal predictions from the National Ocean Service (NOAA) . Many corrections were made in order to obtain predictions with on average less than 3% discrepancies with the predictions of official bodies, as for the SHOM France.