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Fripps Inlet, SC - Station ID: 8668498

Established:Nov 10, 1977
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Jan 28, 2008
Date Removed:2008-03-13
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):2.30 ft. Jun 15, 2007
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-3.27 ft. Jan 29, 1979
Mean Range:6.1 ft.
Diurnal Range:6.69 ft.
Latitude32° 20.4' N
Longitude80° 27.9' W
NOAA Chart#:11513
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
5:30 AM
low
5:30 AMlow 0.6 ft.
11:36 AMhigh 5.4 ft.
5:31 PMlow 0.9 ft.
11:56 PMhigh 5.8 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the west side of the Richard V. Wood Memorial Bridge in Beaufort, proceed south and east on State Highway 21 for 48 km (30 mi) to the bridge over Fripps Inlet. The bench marks are located on the north end of the bridge and extend along State Route 7-439. The tide gage and staff were located midway on the east side of the bridge near two groups of pilings.

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Revised: 08/08/2018
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