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Bench Mark Sheet for 9759394, Mayaguez PR

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Small red map location marker Published bench mark
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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9759394                         PUBLICATION DATE:  02/08/2018
Name:       MAYAGUEZ, PUERTO RICO                             
            PR
NOAA Chart: 25673                           Latitude:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21756)
USGS Quad:  MAYAGUEZ                        Longitude:  67°  9.5' W ( -67.15883)


To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of Puerto Rico Highway 2
and Highway 2 R near the main entrance to the University of Puerto Rico campus
in Mayaguez, go northerly on Highway 2 for 1.29 km (0.8 m) to the intersection 
with Highway 102, then go westerly for 0. 32 km (0.2 mi) on Highway 102 to the
shore of Mayaguez Bay, then go northerly for 0.16 km (0.1 mi) to the Port of
Mayaguez compound and the bench marks.


                         T I D A L   B E N C H   M A R K S


                 PRIMARY BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9394 A 2008
                         DESIGNATION:          975 9394 A

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        18599
AGENCY:                  University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
                         (UPRM)                                IDB PID#:  DK7451
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete pier                         OPUS PID#: DK7451
LATITUDE:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21783)          LONGITUDE:  67°  9.6' W ( -67.15939)


The bench mark is a disk set in the concrete sea wall located in the Port of
Mayag ez compound, just northeasterly of Bullard No. 4, 1.1 m (3.6 ft) NE of the
SW face of the sea wall, 6.3 m (20.7 ft) east of a water hydrant, and 0.4 m (1.3
ft) NW of the NW corner of the concrete pad for Bullard No. 4.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9759394                         PUBLICATION DATE:  02/08/2018
Name:       MAYAGUEZ, PUERTO RICO                             
            PR
NOAA Chart: 25673                           Latitude:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21756)
USGS Quad:  MAYAGUEZ                        Longitude:  67°  9.5' W ( -67.15883)


                         T I D A L   B E N C H   M A R K S


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  NO 1 1975
                         DESIGNATION:          975 9394 TIDAL 1

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        12057
AGENCY:                  National Ocean Survey (NOS)           IDB PID#:  DK7449
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete pier                         OPUS PID#: DK7449
LATITUDE:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21757)          LONGITUDE:  67°  9.5' W ( -67.15886)


The primary bench mark is a disk set in the concrete sea wall located at the
southern end of the Port of Mayag ez compound near its southern gate, just north
of Bullard No. 1 near the SW corner of the sea wall, 2.8 m (9.2 ft) north of the
south face of the sea wall, 2.0 m (6.6 ft) east of the western face of the sea
wall, and 8.1 m (26.6 ft) south of the SW corner of a small concrete building.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9394 B 2008
                         DESIGNATION:          975 9394 B

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        18600
AGENCY:                  University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
                         (UPRM)                                IDB PID#:  DK7452
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete pier                         OPUS PID#: DK7452
LATITUDE:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21806)          LONGITUDE:  67°  9.6' W ( -67.16008)


The bench mark is a disk set in the concrete sea wall located in the Port of
Mayag ez compound, just northeasterly of Bullard No. 8, 8.1 m (59.1 ft) south of
the south corner of the SW wing of an administration building, 1.1 m (3.6 ft) NE
of the SW face of the sea wall, and 0.4 m (1.3 ft) NW of the NW corner of the
concrete pad for Bullard No. 8.

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
                National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9759394                         PUBLICATION DATE:  02/08/2018
Name:       MAYAGUEZ, PUERTO RICO                             
            PR
NOAA Chart: 25673                           Latitude:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21756)
USGS Quad:  MAYAGUEZ                        Longitude:  67°  9.5' W ( -67.15883)


                         T I D A L   B E N C H   M A R K S


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9394 C 2008
                         DESIGNATION:          975 9394 C

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        18601
AGENCY:                  University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
                         (UPRM)                                IDB PID#:  DK7453
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete pier                         OPUS PID#: DK7453
LATITUDE:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21825)          LONGITUDE:  67°  9.6' W ( -67.16061)


The bench mark is a disk set in the concrete sea wall located in the Port of
Mayag ez compound, just northerly of Bullard No. 11, 8.8 m (28.9 ft) south of a
security light pole, 1.1 m (3.6 ft) NE of the SW face of the sea wall, and 0.5 m
(1.6 ft) NW of the NW corner of the concrete pad for Bullard No. 11.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9394 D 2008
                         DESIGNATION:          975 9394 D

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        18602
AGENCY:                  University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
                         (UPRM)                                IDB PID#:  DK7427
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Concrete pier                         OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21844)          LONGITUDE:  67°  9.7' W ( -67.16125)


The bench mark is a disk set in the concrete sea wall located in the Port of
Mayag ez compound, just northerly of Bullard No. 14, 7.4 m (24.3 ft) SW of the
center of an iron surface drainage grate, 1.0 m (3.28 ft) NE of the SW face of
the sea wall,  and 0.4 m (1.3 ft) NW of the NW corner of the concrete pad for
Bullard No. 14.

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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9759394                         PUBLICATION DATE:  02/08/2018
Name:       MAYAGUEZ, PUERTO RICO                             
            PR
NOAA Chart: 25673                           Latitude:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21756)
USGS Quad:  MAYAGUEZ                        Longitude:  67°  9.5' W ( -67.15883)


                         T I D A L   B E N C H   M A R K S


                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  MHPR 1 1971
                         DESIGNATION:          MHPR 1 1971

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        19847
AGENCY:                  US Army Corp of Engineers             IDB PID#:  DK7450
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  Conrete pier                          OPUS PID#: DK7450
LATITUDE:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21772)          LONGITUDE:  67°  9.5' W ( -67.15897)


Mark is a standard Corps Of Engineers bronze disk grouted into concrete pier
flush with the surface, located 27.4 m (90 ft) westerly of port entrance gate,
0.8 m (2.6 ft) northeast of face of concrete bulkhead, 0.65 m (2.1 ft) north of
the second bollard, and .5 m (1.5 ft) north of concrete pedestal for boat lift
on top.



                         BENCH MARK STAMPING:  9394 G 2010
                         DESIGNATION:          975 9394 G

MONUMENTATION:           Tidal Station disk                    VM#:        20343
AGENCY:                  Puerto Rico Seismic Network           IDB PID#:        
SETTING CLASSIFICATION:  concrete sidewalk                     OPUS PID:        
LATITUDE:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21875)          LONGITUDE:  67°  9.6' W ( -67.15947)


The mark is located 35.60 m (116.8 ft) SE of the centerline of the Mayaguez Port
entrance gate #2, 8.70 m (28.5 ft) E of the centerline of the road leading to
the Mayaguez Port, and 3.57 m (11.7 ft) NE of the fire hydrant. The bench mark
is flush with the sidewalk.

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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9759394                         PUBLICATION DATE:  02/08/2018
Name:       MAYAGUEZ, PUERTO RICO                             
            PR
NOAA Chart: 25673                           Latitude:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21756)
USGS Quad:  MAYAGUEZ                        Longitude:  67°  9.5' W ( -67.15883)


                            T I D A L   D A T U M S 


Tidal datums at MAYAGUEZ, PUERTO RICO based on:

     LENGTH OF SERIES:      10 MONTHS
     TIME PERIOD:           May 2015 - February 2016
     TIDAL EPOCH:           1983-2001
     CONTROL TIDE STATION:  9755371 SAN JUAN, LA PUNTILLA, SAN JUAN BAY


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

     HIGHEST OBSERVED WATER LEVEL (09/20/2017)         =  0.765
     MEAN HIGHER HIGH WATER                     MHHW   =  0.421
     MEAN HIGH WATER                            MHW    =  0.359
     Puerto Rico Vertical Datum of 2002         PRVD02 =  0.200
     MEAN TIDE LEVEL                            MTL    =  0.198
     MEAN SEA LEVEL                             MSL    =  0.193
     MEAN LOW WATER                             MLW    =  0.037
     MEAN LOWER LOW WATER                       MLLW   =  0.000
     LOWEST  OBSERVED WATER LEVEL (01/12/2017)         = -0.065



Bench Mark Elevation Information                In METERS above:

     Stamping or Designation                    MLLW        MHW

     9394 A 2008                                 1.652    1.293
     NO 1 1975                                   1.640    1.281
     9394 B 2008                                 1.669    1.310
     9394 C 2008                                 1.665    1.306
     9394 D 2008                                 1.673    1.314
     MHPR 1 1971                                 1.636    1.277
     9394 G 2010                                 2.055    1.696


Foot Notes:

Bench marks 9394 D 2008 and 9394 G 2010 are based on one differential leveling
connection and do not meet the quality control standards of the NOS. Therefore,
caution should be used when deriving elevations for these marks

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
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                            National Ocean Service
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Station ID: 9759394                         PUBLICATION DATE:  02/08/2018
Name:       MAYAGUEZ, PUERTO RICO                             
            PR
NOAA Chart: 25673                           Latitude:   18° 13.1' N (  18.21756)
USGS Quad:  MAYAGUEZ                        Longitude:  67°  9.5' W ( -67.15883)


                             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 any other fixed island datum.

This tide station location has a defined island datum (PRVD02).  Island datums
are specific fixed geodetic datums whose elevation relationship 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 PRVD02 elevation is shown on the Elevations of Tidal Datums Table Referred
to MLLW only when two or more of the bench marks listed have PRVD02 elevations.
The PRVD02 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, PRVD02 bench mark elevations computed indirectly from the tidal
datums elevation table may differ slightly from PRVD02 elevations listed for
each bench mark in the NGS database.

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