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    What does a double low water do to slack?

    I've been looking at diving the M2 - everyone says 3-4 hours after HW Portland is the time for slack or 4 hours before HW.

    However, does the double low water round Portland do anything? This weekend there us a low at 10:32, high at 12:21 and low at 14:00 all between the two main HW's of 5:15 and 17:50.

    The tide height variation around the double low is about 0.2m... surely there must be some slack water in there?

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    Sorry nfi, M2 is usually a white stick dive.
    I`ve usually struggled to see the hull from the conning tower; although I did once dive it, when you could see the whole wreck from 15m!
    We were reading the side of the boat from 6m back up.

    Never had a problem with slack, so the skippers knew what was going on.

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    Look at the tidal diamonds near the wreck. If you use an application such as Navionics ‘Boating’ there’s a couple close to the wreck which show the tide flow and direction.

    But the skippers know when is best. It’s what you pay them for.


 

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