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    Re: Historical tides
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2019 Feb 17, 22:55 +0000

    Thank you very much!
    ( It is a different Cartwright, but still I am interested in this paper).
    From: NavList@fer3.com [NavList@fer3.com] on behalf of Paul Hughes [NoReply_Hughes@fer3.com]
    Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2019 5:01 PM
    To: eremenko---.edu
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Historical tides
    W. H. Munk & D. E. Cartwright, 'Tidal spectroscopy and prediction' 
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, A259 (1966) 
    p.533-81. Walter and David gained a fellowship each for their combined work 
    on the black-box response method. David died about five years ago. Easier 
    going might be one of the more recent monographs by D. T. Pugh. For a 
    realistic approximation only four components are usually needed: M2, S2, M1 & 
    O2. Easiest of all may well be to just match a prediction in the Admiralty 
    Tide Tables for any recent year for your port, with a similar lunar condition 
    of phase and declination for about that time of year needed. NOAA's website 
    run by Fred Espinac provides good proleptic lunar data, as does any early 
    nineteenth century simple almanac provide contemporary data.
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