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Charleston, SC - Station ID: 8665530

Established:Sep 13, 1899
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Apr 25, 1990
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):6.759 Sep 21, 1989
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-4.089 Mar 13, 1993
Mean Range:5.22 ft.
Diurnal Range:5.76 ft.
Latitude32° 46.9' N
Longitude79° 55.5' W
NOAA Chart#:11524
Met Site Elevation:2.8 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
1:18 PM
1:08 AMlow-0.1 ft.
6:58 AMhigh5.8 ft.
1:18 PMlow-0.4 ft.
7:41 PMhigh6.7 ft.

Sensor Information

SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
A11N/A Enabled
WindC1128.2 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Air TemperatureD1116.1 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Water TemperatureE117 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Barometric PressureF1112.7 ft. above MSL Enabled
For questions about disabled sensors, please contact CO-OPS User Services.


How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of East Bay Street and the crosstown highway at the south foot of the northbound Cooper River Bridge, proceed SE on East Bay Street for 2.6 km (1.6 mi). Turn left onto Market Street for 0.2 km (0.1 mi) to Concord Street. Turn right and travel 0.08 km (0.05 mi) to the drive of South Carolina Port Authority. Turn left and follow the drive to a dock. The bench marks are in the vicinity of U.S. Custom House, along East Bay Street, and along Broad Street. The tide gage and staff are on the south end of the dock.

Products available at 8665530 Charleston, SC

Revised: 10/15/2013
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Web site owner: Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services