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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):7.976 Sep 12, 2008
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-2.942 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
1:42 AM
1:42 AMlow0.6 ft.
9:29 AMhigh2.0 ft.
4:48 PMlow1.3 ft.
7:20 PMhigh1.4 ft.

Sensor Information

SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
B12N/A Enabled
WindC1157.0 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Air TemperatureD1154.4 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Water TemperatureE119.8 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Barometric PressureF1125.2 ft. above MSL Enabled
For questions about disabled sensors, please contact CO-OPS User Services.


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
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Web site owner: Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services