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|Name=XTide
 
|Name=XTide
 
|Short description=Tide clock and tide predictor
 
|Short description=Tide clock and tide predictor
|Full description=XTide provides tide and current predictions in a variety of formats. It can generate graphs, text listings, and calendars, or put a tide clock on your desktop. Xtide works through three separate programs: the X Windows interface (xtide), the non-interactive or command line interface (tide), and the web interface (xttpd). XTide uses the same algorithm to predict tides as the National Ocean Service in the U.S. It is much more accurate than a simple tide clock from a novelty store. However, to predict tides accurately you also need special data for every location for which you want to predict tides. XTide reads this data from harmonics files that you must get from Bob Kenney's web site, http://bel-marduk.unh.edu/xtide/files.html. XTide's predictions are only as good as the available harmonics data. Due to issues of data availability and of compatibility with non-U.S. tide systems, predictions for U.S. locations tend to be much better than for locations outside of the U.S.
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|Full description=XTide provides tide and current predictions in a variety of formats. It can generate graphs, text listings, and calendars, or put a tide clock on your desktop. Xtide works through three separate programs: the X Windows interface (xtide), the non-interactive or command line interface (tide), and the web interface (xttpd). XTide uses the same algorithm to predict tides as the National Ocean Service in the U.S. It is much more accurate than a simple tide clock from a novelty store. However, to predict tides accurately you also need special data for every location for which you want to predict tides. XTide reads this data from harmonics files that you must get from Bob Kenney's web site, http://flaterco.com/xtide/files.html. XTide's predictions are only as good as the available harmonics data. Due to issues of data availability and of compatibility with non-U.S. tide systems, predictions for U.S. locations tend to be much better than for locations outside of the U.S.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.flaterco.com/xtide/
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
 
|Component programs=xtide,xttpd,tide
 
|Component programs=xtide,xttpd,tide
|Homepage URL=http://www.flaterco.com/xtide/index.html
 
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=C++
 
|Computer languages=C++
 
|Documentation note=User FAQ available in HTML format from http://www.flaterco.com/xtide/faq.html; User guide included and available in HTML format from http://www.flaterco.com/xtide/xtide.html#contents
 
|Documentation note=User FAQ available in HTML format from http://www.flaterco.com/xtide/faq.html; User guide included and available in HTML format from http://www.flaterco.com/xtide/xtide.html#contents
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
|Related projects=Harmonics
 
 
|Keywords=Xtide,tides,tide,tide clock,tide predictor,xttpd,harmonics,science,geography
 
|Keywords=Xtide,tides,tide,tide clock,tide predictor,xttpd,harmonics,science,geography
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=2.6.4
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|Version date=2003-11-16
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=ftp://ftp.flaterco.com/xtide/xtide-2.6.4.tar.gz
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|Version comment=2.6.4 stable released 2003-11-16
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2004-04-02
 
|Last review date=2004-04-02
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=2.6.4
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|Is GNU=No
|Version date=2003-11-16
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|License verified date=2002-03-06
|Version status=stable
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|Version download=ftp://ftp.flaterco.com/xtide/xtide-2.6.4.tar.gz
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2002-03-06
 
|License verified date=2002-03-06
|Version comment=2.6.4 stable released 2003-11-16
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=David Flater
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=David Flater
 
 
|Email=software@flaterco.com
 
|Email=software@flaterco.com
|Resource URL=
 
 
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|Role=Contributor
 
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Revision as of 13:03, 2 November 2012

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XTide

http://www.flaterco.com/xtide/
Tide clock and tide predictor

XTide provides tide and current predictions in a variety of formats. It can generate graphs, text listings, and calendars, or put a tide clock on your desktop. Xtide works through three separate programs: the X Windows interface (xtide), the non-interactive or command line interface (tide), and the web interface (xttpd). XTide uses the same algorithm to predict tides as the National Ocean Service in the U.S. It is much more accurate than a simple tide clock from a novelty store. However, to predict tides accurately you also need special data for every location for which you want to predict tides. XTide reads this data from harmonics files that you must get from Bob Kenney's web site, http://flaterco.com/xtide/files.html. XTide's predictions are only as good as the available harmonics data. Due to issues of data availability and of compatibility with non-U.S. tide systems, predictions for U.S. locations tend to be much better than for locations outside of the U.S.

Documentation

User FAQ available in HTML format from http://www.flaterco.com/xtide/faq.html; User guide included and available in HTML format from http://www.flaterco.com/xtide/xtide.html#contents


Download

Download version 2.15.1 (stable)
released on 22 February 2016

Categories




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey6 March 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
David Flater Maintainer
See Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:software@flaterco.com


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to uselibXpm 4.3 or later (a.k.a. xpm-3.4)
Required to uselibpng 0.96 or later
Required to uselibz 1.0.4 or later (a.k.a. zlib-1.0.4)
Weak prerequisiteWorld Vector Shoreline Data (http://www.flaterco.com/xtide/files.html; Xtide 2.5 or later
Weak prerequisite
  • note* that this is a 41 meg file)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 January 2017.



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