MENDICANT ISLAND, BARATARIA BAY, - Station ID: 8761742

Established:Jul 19, 1985
Time Meridian:90° W
Present Installation:Jul 19, 1985
Date Removed:1986-09-04
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):3.31 ft. Oct 28, 1985
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-2.10 ft. Jan 27, 1986
Mean Range:0.98 ft.
Diurnal Range:1 ft.
Latitude29° 19.1' N
Longitude89° 58.8' W
NOAA Chart#:11364
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST)
graphical depiction of low tide
7:37 AM
low
7:37 AMlow -0.1 ft.
8:32 PMhigh 0.9 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from Rigaud Marina at the east end of Grand Isle, proceed by boat north along Barataria Bay Waterway for 7.6 km (4.7 mi) to Mendicant Island, then turn right at Channel Marker #13 into the first dredged channel east of the waterway, and proceed to Texaco, Inc., Unit 4, Well #2 platform. The bench marks are on a section of marsh SW of the platform and along the west bank of an unnamed bayou. The tide gage and staff were located in the vicinity of the well head on the west end of the catwalk.

Products available at 8761742 MENDICANT ISLAND, BARATARIA BAY,