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Matagorda Bay Entrance Channel, TX - Station ID: 8773767

Established:Sep 18, 2014
Time Meridian:0° E
Present Installation:Jun 15, 2016
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):2.15 ft. Oct 08, 2017
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-1.38 ft. Jan 12, 2018
Mean Range:1.09 ft.
Diurnal Range:1.23 ft.
Latitude28° 25.6' N
Longitude96° 19.8' W
NOAA Chart#:11319
Met Site Elevation:N/A
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
11:58 PM
11:50 AMhigh 1.1 ft.
11:58 PMlow 0.2 ft.

Sensor Information

SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
WindC1114.3 ft. above site Elevation Enabled
Air TemperatureD118.8 ft. above site Elevation Enabled
Water TemperatureE111.4 ft. below MLLW Disabled - Apr 2 2019 6:10PM, RESTART
Barometric PressureF11N/A Enabled
Tsunami WLU11N/A Disabled - Jul 17 2019 10:46PM, RESTART
Microwave WLY12N/A Enabled
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How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the boat launch facilities at the end of Byers Drive in Port O'Connor TX, proceed by boat east down the canal out of Port O'Connor 9.7 km (5.0 miles) and then proceed SE in the Matagorda Ship Channel for 4.2 km (2.6 miles). The bench marks are located on the shore to the SW and parallel along a dirt road heading NW on Matagorda Island. The tide gauge is located on a single pile instrumentation platform just west of the shipping channel in the pass.

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Revised: 08/08/2018
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