I am also sorry about this but...
I think all the calculation regarding height limit should be made based on
high tides; it is easier to know if a ship would be able to pass on high
tide or not, when its the "sentsitive" time to let it pass, with it is
----- Original Message -----
To: "Lloyd Wood" <L(_dot_)Wood(_at_)eim(_dot_)surrey(_dot_)ac(_dot_)uk>
Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2001 1:44 P
Subject: RE: Carrier Class Gateway
There's some discussion of Panama requirements in 'The New New
Not just a lock, but there's a bridge to worry about; passing under
at low tide is your height limit.
i would imagine the problem would be at high, not low, tide.
oops. mea culpa.
Sorry to add yet another post to a pointless thread but...
Lloyd was right the first time. Height limit would be based on low tide.
For ships that are near the height limit, waiting a mean time of 6 hours
for the next low tide is not a big deal.