Freeport, TX - Station ID: 8772440

Established:Apr 08, 1954
Time Meridian:90° W
Present Installation:Jul 19, 2004
Date Removed:2008-03-19
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):4.95 ft. Jul 15, 2003
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-4.25 ft. Feb 25, 1965
Mean Range:1.35 ft.
Diurnal Range:1.76 ft.
Latitude28° 56.9' N
Longitude95° 18.5' W
NOAA Chart#:11321
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
8:30 PM
3:27 AMhigh 2.0 ft.
9:36 AMlow 1.4 ft.
1:03 PMhigh 1.6 ft.
8:30 PMlow 0.5 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of Gulf and Velasco Boulevards in Freeport, proceed east on Gulf Boulevard (becomes County Road 229) for 3.2 km (2.0 mi) to the Dow Chemical Company gate where permission to enter and an escort must be obtained, continue on County Road 229 for 1.0 km (0.6 mi) to the west levee road of the Dow Barge Canal, go SE and south on the levee road for 1.0 km (0.6 mi) to the skimmer gate. The bench marks are located on the west side of the canal between the levee and the shoreline. The tide gage is located on the east side of the skimmer gate.

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