BRETON ISLAND, LA - Station ID: 8760595

Established:Mar 17, 1980
Time Meridian:90° W
Present Installation:Nov 01, 1980
Date Removed:1982-01-18
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):N/A
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):N/A
Mean Range:1.37 ft.
Diurnal Range:1.37 ft.
Latitude29° 29.6' N
Longitude89° 10.4' W
NOAA Chart#:11363
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
8:18 AM
12:51 AMhigh 1.2 ft.
8:18 AMlow 0.8 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from Venice, proceed by boat across the Mississippi River, then NE on Baptiste Collette Bayou for 13 km (8 mi) to the end of the channel markers, then NE across Breton Sound for 18 km (11 mi) to the Kerr-McGee oil facility on Breton Island. The bench marks are on the grounds of the oil facility and in the marsh to the north. The tide gage and staff were on the west side and NW corner, respectively, of the T-shaped wooden dock.

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