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Is there someone who knows how to calculate the height of high tide, using the basic physics of the solar system I learnt at school?



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Hans,

This is a question for an oceanographer with expertise in ocean dynamics. However, I do know that the depth of the water and surface area is important in determining the tidal height as high tide approaches. Sea-bottom characteristics have to be taken into account.

David Cook
Meteorologist at Argonne Nat. Lab.



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