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Valdez, AK - Station ID: 9454240

Established:Aug 15, 1964
Time Meridian:135° W
Present Installation:Jul 20, 1989
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):23.799 ft. Nov 11, 1981
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):1.299 ft. Dec 14, 2008
Mean Range:9.7 ft.
Diurnal Range:12.15 ft.
Latitude61° 7.5' N
Longitude146° 21.8' W
NOAA Chart#:16708
Met Site Elevation:15.1 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST)
graphical depiction of low tide
7:53 AM
low
2:20 AMhigh11.7 ft.
7:53 AMlow2.9 ft.
1:44 PMhigh14.2 ft.
8:36 PMlow-1.9 ft.

Sensor Information


SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
A11N/A Enabled
WindC1128.2 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Air TemperatureD1126.6 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Water TemperatureE116.5 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Barometric 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.

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Revised: 10/15/2013
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