ORTON POINT, CAPE FEAR RIVER, NC - Station ID: 8658501

Established:Jan 16, 1976
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Jan 16, 1976
Date Removed:1976-06-10
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):N/A
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):N/A
Mean Range:4.17 ft.
Diurnal Range:4.62 ft.
Latitude34° 3.4' N
Longitude77° 56.4' W
NOAA Chart#:11537
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST)
graphical depiction of low tide
3:01 AM
2:22 AMlow 0.1 ft.
8:35 AMhigh 4.6 ft.
3:05 PMlow 0.3 ft.
8:51 PMhigh 4.2 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from Southport, proceed by boat north on the Cape Fear River for about 19.8 km (12.3 statue mi) to the forward range marker at the north end of Upper Midnight Channel Range (also near the SW end of Lower Liliput Range). The bench marks are located on a dirt levee separating the salt marsh from the rice fields of Orton Planatation, west and NW of the range marker. The tide gage and staff were located at the NW corner of the forward range marker.

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