Atmospheric circulation and the Coriolis effect create global wind patterns including the trade winds and westerlies.
NOAA 2016 tide tables are now available. NOAA tide tables have been in production for 150 years and are used by both commercial and recreational mariners for safe navigation.
NOAA's National Ocean Service
N/MB6, SSMC4, Room 9149
1305 East-West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Revised: June 01, 2015 | You are here: http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/tutorial_currents/media/supp_cur04c.html