NOAA Web Site Link Tides and Currents Home Page Transparent placeholder image

Nikiski, AK - Station ID: 9455760

Established:May 21, 1971
Time Meridian:135° W
Present Installation:May 22, 1995
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):10.668 ft. Dec 26, 1976
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):0.282 ft. Dec 14, 2008
Mean Range:17.72 ft.
Diurnal Range:20.58 ft.
Latitude60° 41' N
Longitude151° 23.9' W
NOAA Chart#:16660
Met Site Elevation:25.8 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
12:16 AM
low
12:16 AMlow-1.7 ft.
6:17 AMhigh21.6 ft.
12:23 PMlow2.9 ft.
5:56 PMhigh22.8 ft.

Sensor Information


SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
WindC1140.6 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Air TemperatureD1111.0 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Water TemperatureE112 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Barometric PressureF1129.8 ft. above MSL Enabled
N11N/A Enabled
For questions about disabled sensors, please contact CO-OPS User Services.

Observations


How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the town of Soldotna, take Route 1 north to Kenai, continue north past Kenai approximately 16 km (10 mi) until an area of numerous oil refineries is reached, and proceed past the Phillips 66 refinery to the Tesoro pipeline wharf located behind the Trading Bay Enterprises and Machine Company. The bench marks are located in the general vicinity along the road leading to the pier from the main gate. The tide gauges are located inside a pumping control hut at the south inside corner of the wharf T section.

Products available at 9455760 Nikiski, AK

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