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    Re: wind effected by tide?
    From: Barry Hudson
    Date: 2000 Feb 14, 8:20 AM

    Hi all,
    It has to do with change of surface temperature of the area involved and to
    a significant extent atmospheric pressure these components make wind. Tidal
    action creates these changes.
    Barrie Hudson
    
    Russell Sher wrote:
    
    > The other day I was sailing into a bay on our West Coast of South Africa -a
    > few hours from Cape Town. Someone asked the port control for the wind speed
    > reading. After this was given, I though that I heard something about the
    > wind speed would probably increase because of the expected state of the
    > tide. (I can't quite remember whether it was high or low) -
    > Is there any truth in saying that the state of the tide affects the
    > prevailing wind speed?
    >
    > Regards
    > Russell
    

       
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