Originally Posted by drb1025
Does the rise and fall of the tide have more of an impact on the swing "circle" than latitude? For example, I am anchored with 75 feet of chain out in an area with a 10 foot tide. The swing area will be bigger at low tide and smaller at high tide, resulting in a swing pattern that won't be round.
Likely already answered but it won't make a big difference. If I recall, it is a simple matter of the Pythagorean theorem, a^2 + b^2 = c^2.