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Freshwater Canal Locks, LA - Station ID: 8766072

Established:Aug 03, 2005
Time Meridian:90° W
Present Installation:Aug 04, 2005
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):7.98 ft. Sep 12, 2008
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-2.94 ft. Dec 23, 2007
Mean Range:1.48 ft.
Diurnal Range:2.15 ft.
Latitude29° 33.1' N
Longitude92° 18.3' W
NOAA Chart#:11354
Met Site Elevation:7.0 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
5:43 PM
low
12:38 AMhigh2.5 ft.
6:48 AMlow1.8 ft.
9:38 AMhigh2.0 ft.
5:43 PMlow0.5 ft.

Sensor Information


SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
WindC1124.9 ft. above site Elevation Enabled
Air TemperatureD1120.3 ft. above site Elevation Enabled
Water TemperatureE119.8 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Barometric PressureF1125.2 ft. above MSL Enabled
Pressure WLN11N/A Enabled
For questions about disabled sensors, please contact CO-OPS User Services.

Observations


How to reach: To reach Freshwater Canal Locks from exit 87 (LA-35) on I-10 west, proceed south on LA-35 for 15.1 km (9.4 mi), then turn left and continue west on LA-35 for 0.8 km (0.5 mi), turn left and stay south on LA-35 for 33.8 km (21.0 mi) to LA-82, continue straight on LA-82 for 24.6 km (15.3 mi) to the dirt road LA-3147. Make a slight left and continue south on LA-3147 for 2.9 km (1.8 mi), then turn left at the yield sign and continue on LA-3147 for 15.6 km (9.7 mi) to the entrance of Army Corps of Engineers Freshwater Bayou Locks. The gauge is located south of the locks on a cement section of the pier. The bench marks are located throughout the property and in the park adjacent to the property.

Products available at 8766072 Freshwater Canal Locks, LA

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