FORT HAMER, FL - Station ID: 8726277

Established:Mar 24, 1977
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Mar 24, 1977
Date Removed:1979-04-16
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):N/A
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):N/A
Mean Range:N/A
Diurnal Range:N/A
Latitude27° 31.5' N
Longitude82° 25.8' W
NOAA Chart#:11412
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Tide predictions are not available for this station.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks at Fort Hamer on the Manatee River from the Ellenton Post Office, proceed 4.5 km (2.8 mi) NE along U.S. Highway 301 to the intersection with Old Tampa Road, a dirt road, then turn right and proceed east on Old Tampa Road for 5.6 km (3.5 mi) to the intersection with Fort Hamer Road, another dirt road, then turn right and proceed south on Fort Hamer Road for 2.7 km (1.7 mi) to the Manatee River. The bench marks are near the dirt roads and fences around the parking lot. The tide gage and staff were 15.24 m (50.0 ft) west of the centerline of a concrete boat ramp, and 9.81 m (32.2 ft) SW of the NW shoreline of the Manatee River on a wooden dock with concrete pilings.

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