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Sailaway - Questionnaire - Tides and currents

  Tides and currents  
 
  A tide with coefficient 95 is  
 
  high water
  mean neaps
  a spring tide
 

  The times of the tides are always  
 
  local time
  always indicated in GMT
  specified on the tide tables
 

  What does "Mortes Eaux" mean in French ?  
 
  It means Low Water.
  It means neaps.
  It means Spring tide.
  It means High Water.
 

  A "standard" port is always bigger than a "secondary" port.  
 
  Most of the time.
  Never.
  Whether the port is big or not has nothing to do with it.
  Always.
 

  The degrees used to indicate a tidal stream give information as to...  
 
  where the current is going to.
  where the current is coming from.
 

  What kind of tides do we have on May 12 2001 ?  
 
  Spring
  Neaps
  Mean tide
 

  What kind of tides do we have on Feb. 9 2001 ?  
 
 
 

  What is the height of the water in Zeebrugge at 130H on May 17 ?  
 
  5,50m
  3,55m
  4,25m
  4,05m
 

  What would the water height be on a spot in Dunkerque harbour where the indicated sounding is 1m - underligned - on May 7th at 1335H ?  
 
  7,0m
  5,0m
  6,0m
  4,80m
 

  My sailing vessel has a draught of 2,0m and I need to pass an area where the sounding indicated in Gravelines is 0,3m, underligned. Today it is May 25, 2001 and it is 1100H.  
 
  I have to wait until 1130H.
  I go over it without problem.
  I have to wait until 1230H.