Texas Gas Platform, Caillou Bay, LA - Station ID: 8763535

Established:Oct 11, 2008
Time Meridian:90° W
Present Installation:Aug 23, 2011
Date Removed:2012-12-18
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):1.78 ft. Jul 07, 2010
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-2.60 ft. Apr 05, 2011
Mean Range:1.32 ft.
Diurnal Range:1.62 ft.
Latitude29° 10.5' N
Longitude90° 58.6' W
NOAA Chart#:11356
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
6:38 PM
1:32 AMhigh 1.1 ft.
7:28 AMlow 0.7 ft.
1:16 PMhigh 1.1 ft.
6:38 PMlow 0.8 ft.

How to reach: To reach this station by truck and boat, drive from the Post Office near the cemetery in Theriot, LA, 17.3 km (10.8 mi) SSW on Bayou Dularge Road (Highway 315), launch the boat at the bait store and proceed south down the channel 13.7 km (8.3 mi) to the first large opening to the south, proceed SSW 6.1 km (3.8 mi) across Lake Caillou to the mouth of a channel heading SW, follow the white 1" PVC channel markers 6.7 km (4.2 mi) to the outlet of the channel on Caillou Bay, proceed WSW 2.0 km (1.3 mi) to the platform which will be visible 4 km away on a clear day. The tide shed was located on the upper platform and the orifices were attached to the concrete pilings supporting the walkway nearest the dock. The bench marks are located on the concrete deck and horizontal support beams of the platform.

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