How to reach:
To reach the tidal bench marks from the foot of the Municipal Pier in St. Petersburg, proceed south on 2nd Street for 1.3 km (0.8 mi) to the dead end intersection with 8th Avenue SE. Then go east on 8th Avenue SE for 0.5 km (0.3 mi) to the U.S. Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg entrance gate. Continue ahead to the end of the road which terminates at the boat launch ramp. The bench marks are located in the vicinity of the Coast Guard Station. The tide station is on an elevated platform at the end of a 18 m (60 ft) walkway, about 76 m (250 ft) south of the boat launch ramp.