|High tide at 3 am means :
The reward was that we were far out on the Wadden at sunrise.
Breaking waves indicate the places where sandbanks are about to emerge.
Simonszand is an island between Schiermonnikoog and Rottumerplaat. At low tide its diameter is 5 km while at high tide the diameter can be as small as 40 m. The tidal table said : "spring tide" so we made sure that our tent was at the highest point.
experiences that careful interpretation of the tide table and the sea map is important.
We brought the wheels with us, so after a few kilometers we could paddle again.
tide at 1 am.
Engelsmanplaat at low tide a few kilometers wide, reduces its dry surface to a place just sufficient for our tents.
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