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How much electricity does Tidey tide clock use?

Tidey uses low-energy LED lights, the estimated electricity cost is approximately 1.5 pence a day, at the default brightness setting. For comparison – a 10 Watt lightbulb costs 12.5 pence a day to run. (Calculated using the UK Price Cap, October 2022, electricity rate of 52.00 pence per kWh.)

Does Tidey require WiFi?

Yes WiFi is required to display the Tide position and direction, and to keep the software up-to-date. A WiFi connection also allows you to change the beach as often as you like.

What is Tidey?

Tidey is a network connected tide clock, it displays the live tide position and direction for your chosen beach – from a list of thousands.