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BLUFF POINT, WADMALAW RIVER, SC - Station ID: 8666699

Established:Jan 17, 1977
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Sep 15, 1982
Date Removed:1983-03-23
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):1.73 ft. Jun 01, 1977
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-3.17 ft. Jan 09, 1978
Mean Range:6.13 ft.
Diurnal Range:6.7 ft.
Latitude32° 38.8' N
Longitude80° 15.4' W
NOAA Chart#:11522
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST)
graphical depiction of low tide
11:13 PM
high
4:10 AMlow 0.7 ft.
11:05 AMhigh 6.6 ft.
5:00 PMlow 0.8 ft.
11:13 PMhigh 5.6 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the Johns Island post office proceed SW along State Highway 700 (Maybank Highway) for 9.3 km (5.8 mi) to County Road S-10-316 (Bear Bluff Road), then turn right and continue NW along County Road S-10-316 for 14.2 km (8.8 mi) to the end of the pavement to the entrance of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Orangeburg National Fish Hatchery, Bears Bluff Station, then continue SW for 0.3 km (0.2 mi) along a sand road that runs parallel with a chain link fence, and then proceed 0.2 km (0.1 mi) north through a chain link gate to the office. The bench marks are along a sand road that follows the river. The tide gauge and staff were at the end of the pier on the Wadmalaw River.

Products available at 8666699 BLUFF POINT, WADMALAW RIVER, SC

Revised: 10/15/2013
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