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Old 28 April 2013, 06:44   #1
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Android apps vs iphone apps

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I have just ditched my iphone for a galaxy s4 and have been looking at tide apps, but it seems that nothing compares to the tideplanner iphone app!

Do any of you have any suggestions of android apps that are on a par with it?
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Old 28 April 2013, 08:51   #2
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I cant really compare with the iPhone app as I have never had one, but try the Meteo Consult free app for Android. It is used by many official bodies in France but covers the UK as well. Magic Seaweed is also worth a look. It is aimed at surfing but provides detailed info that is useful for boating including tides, weather,swell etc.
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I use Tide Prediction on android. Gives tidal times / heights, but does not do tidal streams. I also have the navionics charts app which as well as having good detail charts also has tide times and streams. Navionics costs about 30 if I remember correctly.
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Seconded Navionics, it has excellent charts and the tides seems to work nicely.
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Seconded Navionics, it has excellent charts and the tides seems to work nicely.
Thanks, i went to install navionics, however apparently my device isnt compatible.. probably because its too new doh!

Tried and tested a few so far, but nothing like the iphone Tides planner!
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What features does the iPhone app have that the android ones are missing?
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What features does the iPhone app have that the android ones are missing?
So I attached a screenshot it draws the tidal curve, you can then set a minimum depth required and see the times that you have that depth on any given date

I know I could do it with a paper tidal curve but that's the old fashioned painful way (I.e you can't check out next Sundays tide from a train!)
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So I attached a screenshot it draws the tidal curve, you can then set a minimum depth required and see the times that you have that depth on any given date

I know I could do it with a paper tidal curve but that's the old fashioned painful way (I.e you can't check out next Sundays tide from a train!)
Navionics does that as well.
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Navionics does that as well.
Apparently my galaxy s4 isnt comptable with navionics so I cant download it from google play store (:
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Apparently my galaxy s4 isnt comptable with navionics so I cant download it from google play store (:
It would be a risk but it might not mean it is incompatible, but rather just not listed yet? Try getting in touch with Navionics or just take the risk and download it anyway!
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