Weather & Tides in Poole Harbour
Checking the weather forecast for wind and visibility is essential to ensure an enjoyable ride. Aside to that, knowing the tide times allows us to know when we can launch & recover our PWC (jetski).
How to calculate tidal heights?
Chart Datum (C.D.)
Review a chart to find the chart datum at the slipway / location you will be visiting.
+ 1 hour for BST ?
If the tide table shows predictions in UTC then + 1 hour to the tide times shown if its currently British Summer Time.
C.D. + Tide = ?
Chart Datum + Tidal Info = 'Actual' Tide height.
E.G. 0.2m + 1.1m = 1.3m at 11:51