How to reach:
To reach the tidal bench marks from Oakland, California, take the Webster Street tube under the Oakland Inner Harbor channel to Alameda. Once through the tube turn right onto Atlantic Street and follow it to the gate into Alameda Naval Air Station (NAS). After passing through the gate continue on Atlantic to 5th Street and turn right which will curve to the left to become Avenue F. Follow Avenue F to 3rd Street and turn right, follow 3rd Street to Avenue A, turn left. Follow Avenue A to Perimeter Road, turn right, follow Perimeter Road 1.3 km (0.8 mi) to a driveway to the locked gate on the right into the JP 5 storage area. The NAS Fuel Pier is located behind the JP 5 storage bunker. Call in advance the Dispatch Office (510) 263-3638 to have someone unlock the gate into the storage area and the gate to get onto the Fuel Pier. The bench marks are located along Perimeter Road and in the storage area. The tide gauge and staff were located on the southeast corner of the NAS Fuel Pier.