To set your choice of location or
START button to enter your desired
beach break, press MODE button;
offset. Press LIGHT/SET button to
press START button to select
return to TIME 1 mode.
location or beach break of choice.
816 SHARK TIDE™
Pressing the START button will reset
•CURRENT TIME (HR., MIN., &
the seconds digits to 0. If seconds
are 30 or greater, one will be added
to the minutes digits.
At any time, while in TIME 1 mode,
Press MODE button; if you have
press START button; current tide
To set hours digits, press MODE
•INDICATES PRESENT TIME, TIDE
selected the Caribbean, Mexico,
conditions will appear on the top
button; hours digits will flash. To
HEIGHT AND DIRECTION
West USA, or East USA, then DST
half of the display.
advance hours digits, press START
ON or DST OFF will appear on the
button; to retard hours digits press
•MOVEABLE CURSOR INDICATES
display. DST is an abbreviation for
STOP/RESET button; hold for
HOURLY TIDE AND DIRECTION
daylight savings time. Note: All of
HOW TO SET AND OPERATE
FOR PRESENT DAY
the western and eastern coastal
states in USA observe DST,
•FUTURE TIDE MODE INDICATES
however, neither Hawaii nor Japan
Press MODE button until "TIDE"
TIDE HEIGHT AND DIRECTION
observe Daylight Savings Time.
appears. Current date will be
FOR 15 YEARS
Note: The DST feature only needs
displayed on the lower half, current
to be activated once by pressing
daily tide will be displayed on the
•CHOOSE FROM FIFTEEN PRE-
START button; it will adjust
automatically thereafter. However,
you will still need to adjust the time
•CHOOSE FROM 128 PRE-
of day at daylight savings time
changes. The DST flag will appear
WITHIN THE FIFTEEN ZONES
on the display when the DST feature
is in the "ON" position.
•PROGRAM YOUR LOCAL BEACH
To set minutes digits, press MODE
BREAK IF NOT INCLUDED
Press MODE button; "USER OPT"
button; minutes digits will flash. To
AMONG THE 128 PRE-
will appear on the display. If your
advance minutes digits, press
favorite location or beach break is
START button; to retard minutes
not one of the pre-programmed
digits, press STOP/RESET button;
•MULTIPLE COUNTDOWN TIMERS
locations, you may wish to add it.
hold for rapid advnce.
To do this, you will need to know
•CHRONOGRAPH WITH SPLIT
the time difference between the high
Press START button; and cursor will
tide at your favorite beach and the
scroll across tide graph, indicating
high tide (for the same day) at
high, low, rising and falling tide
•FOUR DAILY OR ONE TIME
conditions for any hour of the current
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the closest pre-programmed beach.
•DUAL TIME AND OPTIONAL 24-
This time difference information is
You may also set tide zone, location,
usually illustrated on tide calendars
DST, or user option from this mode
or local tide charts, and is indicated
by pressing and holding LIGHT/SET
•WATER-RESISTANT TO 300 FEET
for example as (+ or -) 10, 20 or 30
button for two seconds. Then follow
minutes between two beach
the sequence as outlined in "HOW
•NIGHT VISION™ ELECTRO-
locations. For example, suppose
TO SET TIME 1, DATE, 24-HOUR
your favorite beach break is Malibu,
FORMAT, AND BEACH
Continuing through the time and
which is not pre-programmed in the
date setting mode, the setting
watch, and your local tide calendar
sequence is seconds, hours,
indicates that Malibu tides are (+10)
minutes, year, month, date, and
minutes, compared to Los Angeles
12/24- hour mode.
tides. After entering Malibu as your
favorite beach, you would enter
(+10) as your offset.
To program your location or beach
break, press START button. Press
START button again to enter the
first letter, then press MODE button
to advance to the second letter. If
you advance any letter too far,
simply press STOP/RESET button
to back up. You may enter a total of
up to twelve letters.
The above graph shows how to read
the tide graph.
After 12/24-hour mode is selected,
press MODE button; "SET TIDE?"
will appear. Press MODE button,
HOW TO SET AND OPERATE
and one of the six zone options will
appear: Caribbean, East USA,
Hawaii, Japan, Mexico, or West
In this mode you may enter any
USA. Press START button to select
future date for the next 15 years, to
your choice of zone.
HOW TO SET TIME 1, DATE, 24-
access future tide information for
HOUR FORMAT, AND BEACH
any selected location or beach
break. If you desire future tide
information for a location other than
From TIME 1 mode, press and hold
your previously selected beach, you
the LIGHT/SET button for
will need to go back to either TIME
approximately two seconds; the
After entering the last letter of the
1 mode or TIDE mode, and enter
seconds digits will flash.
name of your beach, press MODE
that new location.
button continuously, until the words
"NO OFFSET" appear. Press
Press MODE button until "FUTURE