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Station ID: 9414764                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/30/2014
Name:       OAKLAND INNER HARBOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY           
            CA
NOAA Chart: 18649                           Latitude:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79500)
USGS Quad:  OAKLAND WEST                    Longitude: 122° 16.9' W (-122.28200)


To reach the bench marks go to the Oakland Fire Department Station 2 on the west
side of the intersection of Clay and Water streets at the west end of Jack
London Square in Oakland, California.  The bench marks are located in the
vicinity, and the tide station was located inside the fire station compound,
approximately 12 m (40 ft) north of the wharf face beneath the fire station
building overhang.


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                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9414764                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/30/2014
Name:       OAKLAND INNER HARBOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY           
            CA
NOAA Chart: 18649                           Latitude:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79500)
USGS Quad:  OAKLAND WEST                    Longitude: 122° 16.9' W (-122.28200)


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                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  PORT 1 1936
                         DESIGNATION:          PORT 1
                         ALIAS:                941 4764 TIDAL 1

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:         8401
AGENCY:                  US Coast and Geodetic Survey
                         (USC&GS)                              IDB PID#:  HT0654
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete sea wall                     OPUS PID#: HT0654
LATITUDE:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79553)          LONGITUDE: 122° 16.8' W (-122.27989)


To reach the primary benchmark from the intersection of Clay and Water Streets
in Oakland, proceed to the SW corner of the intersection.  The primary bench
mark is a brass disk set in concrete in the concrete seawall S of the S corner
of the Oakland Fire Department Station No. 2

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Station ID: 9414764                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/30/2014
Name:       OAKLAND INNER HARBOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY           
            CA
NOAA Chart: 18649                           Latitude:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79500)
USGS Quad:  OAKLAND WEST                    Longitude: 122° 16.9' W (-122.28200)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  PORT 2 1936
                         DESIGNATION:          PORT 2
                         ALIAS:                941 4764 TIDAL 2

MONUMENTATION:           Bench Mark disk                       VM#:         8402
AGENCY:                  US Coast and Geodetic Survey
                         (USC&GS)                              IDB PID#:  HT0655
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete wall                         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   37° 47.8' N (  37.79681)          LONGITUDE: 122° 16.8' W (-122.28053)


To reach the benchmark from the intersection of 1st and Jefferson Streets in
Oakland, proceed to the SW corner of the intersection, to the Pacific Gas &
Electric Company power plant.  The benchmark is a disk set vertically in the E
face of the concrete wall, 1.6 FT S of the NE building corner, and 2.8 FT above
the ground surface.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  4764 A 1994
                         DESIGNATION:          941 4764 A

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        12898
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete bulkhead                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79500)          LONGITUDE: 122° 16.9' W (-122.28200)


The bench mark is a disk set flush in the concrete bulkhead fronting the wooden
deck on the SW corner of the Waterfront Plaza hotel property, the hotel's small
asphalt paved parking lot is adjacent to the cobbled drive leading to the wooden
deck, 15.78 m (51.8 ft) NNW of the center of wooden octogonal stage located on
the wooden deck, 12.19 m (40 ft) south of the centerline of the parking lot,
11.43 m (37.5 ft) SW of a white fire hydrant, and 0.3 m (1 ft) NE of the NW end
of railing surrounding the wooden deck.

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Station ID: 9414764                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/30/2014
Name:       OAKLAND INNER HARBOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY           
            CA
NOAA Chart: 18649                           Latitude:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79500)
USGS Quad:  OAKLAND WEST                    Longitude: 122° 16.9' W (-122.28200)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  4764 B 1994
                         DESIGNATION:          941 4764 B

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        12899
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete traffic island               OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79500)          LONGITUDE: 122° 16.9' W (-122.28200)


The bench mark is a disk set flush in concrete on top of a traffic island
leading to the entrance of the Oakland/Alameda ferry parking lot located at the
corner of the Washington and Embarcedero West Street, 12.04 m (39.5 ft) east of
the centerline of Washington Street, 3.26 m (10.7 ft) west of the parking lot
toll booth, 1.01 m (3.3 ft) south of the north edge of the traffic island, and
0.18 m (0.6 ft) above ground.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  4764 C 1994
                         DESIGNATION:          941 4764 C

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        12900
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Service (NOS)          IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete foundation                   OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79500)          LONGITUDE: 122° 16.9' W (-122.28200)


The bench mark is a disk set flush in concrete foundation of a transformer
located near the NE corner of the PG&E Station C substation, 16.55 m (54.3 ft)
west of the centerline of Jefferson Street, 11.33 m (37.2 ft) south of the
centerline of 2nd Street, 7.13 m (23.4 ft) SE of the center of a grated storm
drain cover, 0.15 m (0.5 ft) north of wood slated cyclone fence surrounding the
substation, and 0.21 m (0.7 ft) above ground.

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Station ID: 9414764                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/30/2014
Name:       OAKLAND INNER HARBOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY           
            CA
NOAA Chart: 18649                           Latitude:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79500)
USGS Quad:  OAKLAND WEST                    Longitude: 122° 16.9' W (-122.28200)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  MRKT EMB
                         DESIGNATION:          MRKT EMB 2009

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        20937
AGENCY:                  US Army Corps of Engineers            IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Set in concrete                       OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   37° 47.9' N (  37.79836)          LONGITUDE: 122° 17.1' W (-122.28425)


To reach the benchmark from the intersection of Market Street and Embaradero W
in Oakland, proceed 18.29 m (60 ft) E from the centerline of Market Street and
30.49 m (100 ft) N from the centerline of Embarcadero W. The station is a brass
disk set in concrete.

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Station ID: 9414764                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/30/2014
Name:       OAKLAND INNER HARBOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY           
            CA
NOAA Chart: 18649                           Latitude:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79500)
USGS Quad:  OAKLAND WEST                    Longitude: 122° 16.9' W (-122.28200)


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                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  V 1197
                         DESIGNATION:          V 1197 1969

MONUMENTATION:           Survey disk                           VM#:        20939
AGENCY:                  US Army Corps of Engineers            IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  In top of curb                        OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   37° 47.6' N (  37.79281)          LONGITUDE: 122° 16.2' W (-122.26978)


To reach the benchmark from the intersection of Madison Street and the S Pacific
Railroad tracks in Oakland, proceed 6.4 m (21 FT) NW to the NW concrete curb of
Madison Street.  The benchmark is located in top of the curb, 21.64 m (71 FT) NE
of the Ne rail of the main track, 0.3 m (1 FT) W of the W corner of the steel
grate for a catch basin, and about level with the track.

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Station ID: 9414764                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/30/2014
Name:       OAKLAND INNER HARBOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY           
            CA
NOAA Chart: 18649                           Latitude:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79500)
USGS Quad:  OAKLAND WEST                    Longitude: 122° 16.9' W (-122.28200)


                            T I D A L   D A T U M S 


Tidal datums at OAKLAND INNER HARBOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY based on:

     LENGTH OF SERIES:      3 MONTHS
     TIME PERIOD:           February 2011 - April 2011
     TIDAL EPOCH:           1983-2001
     CONTROL TIDE STATION:  9414750 ALAMEDA, SAN FRANCISCO BAY


Elevations of tidal datums referred to Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW), in METERS:

     MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER                     MHHW   =  1.942
     MEAN HIGH WATER                            MHW    =  1.754
     MEAN TIDE LEVEL                            MTL    =  1.045
     MEAN SEA LEVEL                             MSL    =  1.014
     MEAN LOW WATER                             MLW    =  0.337
     North American Vertical Datum              NAVD88 =  0.038
     MEAN LOWER LOW WATER                       MLLW   =  0.000

North American Vertical Datum (NAVD88)

Bench Mark Elevation Information                In METERS above:

     Stamping or Designation                    MLLW        MHW

     PORT 1 1936                                 2.900    1.146
     PORT 2 1936                                 4.002    2.248
     4764 A 1994                                 3.141    1.387
     4764 B 1994                                 3.852    2.098
     4764 C 1994                                 3.900    2.146
     MRKT EMB                                    2.833    1.079
     V 1197                                      3.420    1.666


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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9414764                         PUBLICATION DATE:  06/30/2014
Name:       OAKLAND INNER HARBOR, SAN FRANCISCO BAY           
            CA
NOAA Chart: 18649                           Latitude:   37° 47.7' N (  37.79500)
USGS Quad:  OAKLAND WEST                    Longitude: 122° 16.9' W (-122.28200)


                             D E F I N I T I O N S


Mean Sea Level (MSL) is a tidal datum determined over a 19-year National Tidal
Datum Epoch.  It pertains to local mean sea level and should not be confused
with the fixed datums of North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88).

NAVD88 is a fixed datum derived from a simultaneous, least squares, minimum
constraint adjustment of Canadian/Mexican/United States leveling observations.
Local mean sea level observed at Father Point/Rimouski, Canada was held fixed as
the single initial constraint.  NAVD88 replaces NGVD29 as the national
standard geodetic reference for heights.  Bench mark elevations relative to
NAVD88 are available from NGS through the World Wide Web at 
National Geodetic Survey.

NGVD29 is a fixed datum adopted as a national standard geodetic reference for
heights but is now considered superseded.  NGVD29 is sometimes referred to as
Sea Level Datum of 1929 or as Mean Sea Level on some early issues of Geological
Survey Topographic Quads.  NGVD29 was originally derived from a general
adjustment of the first-order leveling networks of the U.S. and Canada after
holding mean sea level observed at 26 long term tide stations as fixed.
Numerous local and wide-spread adjustments have been made since establishment in
1929.  Bench mark elevations relative to NGVD29 are available from the National
Geodetic Survey (NGS) data base via the World Wide Web at 
National Geodetic Survey.

NAVD88 and NGVD29 are fixed geodetic datums whose elevation relationships to
local MSL and other tidal datums may not be consistent from one location to
another.

The Vertical Mark Number (VM#) and PID# shown on the bench mark sheet are unique
identifiers for bench marks in the tidal and geodetic databases, respectively.
Each bench mark in either database has a single, unique VM# and/or PID# assigned.
Where both VM# and PID# are indicated, both tidal and geodetic elevations are
available for the bench mark listed. The NGS's Integrated Data Base (IDB PID)
provides geodetic datum based on traditionally leveled and bluebooked ties to
the National Spatial Reference System(NSRS) https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/datasheets/.
The NGS Online Positioning User Service (OPUS PID) provides geodetic datum based
on GPS position & tie it to the NSRS https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/OPUS/.

The NAVD88 elevation is shown on the Elevations of Tidal Datums Table Referred
to MLLW only when two or more of the bench marks listed have NAVD88 elevations.
The NAVD88 elevation relationship shown in the table is derived from an average
of several bench mark elevations relative to tide station datum.  As a result of
this averaging, NAVD88 bench mark elevations computed indirectly from the tidal
datums elevation table may differ slightly from NAVD88 elevations listed for
each bench mark in the NGS database.

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