Smith Shoal Light, FL - Station ID: 8724671

Established:May 20, 2010
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Aug 30, 2011
Date Removed:2011-11-22
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):N/A
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):N/A
Mean Range:2.63 ft.
Diurnal Range:3.44 ft.
Latitude24° 43.1' N
Longitude81° 55.3' W
NOAA Chart#:11442
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
9:14 AM
high
3:13 AMlow 1.6 ft.
9:14 AMhigh 3.4 ft.
3:38 PMlow 0.8 ft.
10:09 PMhigh 3.4 ft.

How to reach: To reach the bench marks from Key West Bight by boat, proceed west 0.8 km (0.4 nm) through the Key West Bight Channel to the Key West Harbor Range, then turn right and proceed NNE 1.0 km (0.5 nm) to navigation aid "29", then proceed north 8.4 km (4.5 nm) following the navigation aids through Calda Channel channel to navigation aid "1", then proceed NW 13.9 km (7.5 nm) to Smith Shoal Light. The bench marks are filed marks on structural members of the lower and upper platforms. The tide gauges are located on the top platform 14 m (46 ft) above the water and the orifice pipes are attached to the ladder on the SE side of the lower platform.

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