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Shell Beach, LA - Station ID: 8761305

Established:Nov 07, 1979
Time Meridian:90° W
Present Installation:Jul 14, 2008
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):12.858 ft. Aug 29, 2012
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):28.645 ft. Aug 25, 2008
Mean Range:1.33 ft.
Diurnal Range:1.43 ft.
Latitude29° 52.1' N
Longitude89° 40.4' W
NOAA Chart#:11371
Met Site Elevation:0.0 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
2:51 AM
high
2:51 AMhigh1.2 ft.
10:54 AMlow0.3 ft.

Sensor Information


SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
A11N/A Enabled
WindC1112.0 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Air TemperatureD119.8 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Water TemperatureE116.7 ft. above MLLW Enabled
Barometric PressureF1129.0 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 the boat launch facilities near the north end of State Highway 46 in Shell Beach, proceed by boat north on Bayou Yscloskey and across the Gulf Outlet Canal for 1.8 km (1.0 nm) to the ruins at Old Shell Beach. The bench marks are located at the ruins to the east of Bayou Yscloskey, and along the old road parallel to Bayou Yscloskey. The tide gage and staff were located on a 7m x 4 m (22 ft x 14 ft) concrete platform at the mouth of the bayou.

Products available at 8761305 Shell Beach, LA

Revised: 10/15/2013
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