Real-time tide tracking with a twist. The dial shows the hours to the next tide while the mechanically animated display shows the sea level changing in sync with the actual tide.
This mechanically animated tide clock is an accurate nautical instrument with a whimsical twist. Measuring 11 x 6.5 x 2 inches, (28cm x 16.5 x 5) these unique tide clocks run all year on a single AA battery.
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Most tide clocks work by using a 12 hour 25 minute cycle. Generally in the UK and Ireland they vary in accuracy between plus or minus 30 minutes over a 30-day period. Therefore it is necessary to reset them using local tide tables every month or so.