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Valdez, AK - Station ID: 9454240

Established:Aug 15 1964
Time Meridian:135° W
Present Installation:
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW): 4.91 ft. (11/11/1981)
Water Level Min (ref MLLW): -5.45 ft. (12/14/2008)
Mean Range: 9.70 ft.
Diurnal Range: 12.15 ft.
Latitude61° 7.5' N
Longitude146° 21.7' W
NOAA Chart#:16708
Met Site Elevation:15.1 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
3:56 PM
high
3:04 AMhigh12.0 ft.
9:34 AMlow-0.8 ft.
3:56 PMhigh11.2 ft.
9:47 PMlow2.1 ft.

Sensor Information


SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
Water LevelA11N/A Enabled
WindsC1128.2 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Air TempD1126.6 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Water TempE116.5 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Air PressureF1121.8 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 Valdez as Richardson Highway turns into Egan Drive, continue west on Egan Drive for two blocks, turn south (left) onto Hazelet Avenue, follow Hazelet to end, turn west (right) and follow signs to ferry terminal. The bench marks were in the general vicinity of the ferry terminal. The tide gauge is located on west end of the pier in a standard 4' X 6' fiberglass tide house.

Products available at 9454240 Valdez, AK

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