MARTELLO CASTLE, LAKE BORGNE, LA - Station ID: 8761529

Established:Nov 23, 1982
Time Meridian:90° W
Present Installation:Dec 06, 2006
Date Removed:2007-06-06
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):N/A
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):N/A
Mean Range:1.2 ft.
Diurnal Range:1.38 ft.
Latitude29° 56.7' N
Longitude89° 50.1' W
NOAA Chart#:11369
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST)
graphical depiction of low tide
5:09 AM
4:22 AMhigh 1.5 ft.
3:02 PMlow 0.0 ft.

How to reach: By boat from the boat launch on Marina Road north of the town of Chalmette, proceed 1.8 km (1.1 mi) NNE to a more well defined canal, continue 2.4 km (1.5 mi) NE through the locks into the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet canal (MRGO), turn right and proceed 9.5 km (5.9 mi) SE to the entrance to Lake Borgne, then turn left and proceed 0.6 km (0.4 mi) to the remains of Martello Castle in Lake Borgne. The tide house was located on a wooden platform on the east side of the castle remains. The bench marks are located on the castle remains, the marsh arm south of the castle, and on the hurricane protection levee on the SW bank of the MRGO.

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