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    Re: Theoretical Question - Height of Eye from Shore
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2007 Nov 18, 01:44 -0500

    > OK. And if the incoming tide was arriving or departing "� la vitesse d'un
    > cheval au galop " (at the speed of a galloping horse) as it is said to do at,
    > for example, Mont St Michel, then that would complicate such calculations even
    > more ...
    
    As stated a while back, I am preoccupied dealing with and aged mother.  I am
    speed reading so may have missed the point.  What does known elevation on
    land vs tide vs dip have to do with anything?  Place your feet at the
    waterline and determine your own height of eye.  No waves, you have the
    figure to use for dip calculations.
    
    Swells or seas?  Basics. Small craft, shoot from the top of a swell.  Large
    ship, average peak to trough (adding in height of eye from waterline of
    course).  For extra credit, what if your feet are planted on the beach and
    there are seas or swells?
    
    Bill
    
    
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