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Nantucket Island, MA - Station ID: 8449130

Established:Oct 04, 1963
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Sep 18, 1990
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):3.313 ft. Oct 30, 1991
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):0.86 ft. Feb 12, 1981
Mean Range:3.04 ft.
Diurnal Range:3.57 ft.
Latitude41° 17.1' N
Longitude70° 5.8' W
NOAA Chart#:13241
Met Site Elevation:7.1 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
7:39 AM
high
12:58 AMlow0.0 ft.
7:39 AMhigh3.3 ft.
1:19 PMlow0.3 ft.
7:57 PMhigh3.6 ft.

Sensor Information


SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
A11N/A Enabled
WindC1128.0 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Air TemperatureD1110.3 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Water TemperatureE112.3 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Barometric PressureF1113.1 ft. above MSL Enabled
For questions about disabled sensors, please contact CO-OPS User Services.

Observations


How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from mainland it is necessary to take a ferry boat either from Woods Hole or Hyannis. Reservations are required for vehicles during the summer months. Nantucket is also serviced by air from the airports in Hyannis and Boston. The tide gage and staff are in the town of Nantucket at the ferry terminal. The bench marks are within a 2 km (1 mi) radius of the tide station.

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Revised: 10/15/2013
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