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FAKAHATCHEE RIVER ENTRANCE, FL - Station ID: 8724962

Established:Dec 21, 1977
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Dec 21, 1977
Date Removed:1978-06-27
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):N/A
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):N/A
Mean Range:2.41 ft.
Diurnal Range:3.1 ft.
Latitude25° 53.4' N
Longitude81° 28.6' W
NOAA Chart#:11429
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Tide predictions are not available for this station.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from Naples, proceed SE on U.S. 41 to the Remuda Ranch, then proceed by boat south down the Faka Union River to the vicinity of marker 46 in Faka Union Bay, then proceed east to Fakahatchee Bay, then continue east in Fakahatchee Bay to a sand beach on the point of land separating the Fakahatchee River from the East River. The bench marks are north of the sand beach in the vicinity of concrete cisterns. The tide gage and staff were located on a platform 46 m (150 ft) south of the sand beach.

Products available at 8724962 FAKAHATCHEE RIVER ENTRANCE, FL

Revised: 10/15/2013
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