Okay for fun, I went up the street to jeweller's and bought a nixon watch. Its a lodown. So I got it set but I really want to figure out how the wave set timer works to synchronize my paddle out. Is this what that functions is for essentially? And does anyone know what the graph that goes from -4 to 12 is for? I assume it's a useful part of the design right? Thanks for help.
The wave timer is for when u see the wave set come in you start the timer and when the next set waves come it thats usually how long of time between set waves. the -4 to 12 is for how many hours befor or after high or low tide.
I got the nixon lowdown its a good watch I only use it when I paddle out before work so I am not late . Plus it looks pretty nice with whatever you wear or at least I think so . Sometimes it might come off rde to whip out a cell phone to check the time . Watches make it look not so noticeable and rude
Last edited by MATT JOHNSON; Sep 21, 2011 at 12:00 AM.
What's the legibility with these watches? I'm not discounting their usefulness, just going by my knowledge that LCD watches can be the least legible in most sunlit conditions. If I did pick a LCD as a surf watch I would likely lean toward a G-Shock.
Honestly I've had my watch for a year+ and never had a problem with that at all. My LCD is still in perfect condition. And if your watch gets messed up (within the Nixon warranty policy) you get a brand new watch for free