Entrance to Windy Cove, AK - Station ID: 9450251

Established:May 05, 2016
Time Meridian:135° W
Present Installation:May 05, 2016
Date Removed:2016-06-17
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):N/A
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):N/A
Mean Range:10.62 ft.
Diurnal Range:13.03 ft.
Latitude55° 2.1' N
Longitude133° 1.4' W
NOAA Chart#:17408
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Tide predictions are not available for this station.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from Hydaburg, AK, by boat, start at the R 4 buoy south of town. Proceed NW to the flashing red, 4 s 8 light on course 320T for 0.45 NM, then turn North on course 352T for 0.78 NM. From this point NE of Comma Island, proceed West on course 277T for 0.66 NM, then turn South on course 180T for 1.22 NM into South Pass. Turn SW on course 236T for 0.81 NM to the West of Panhandle Island, then back SE on course 140T for 1.01 NM. Exiting South pass, turn SW on course 219T for 0.90 NM, then 260T for 0.69 NM. Proceed into Tlevak Straight on course 235T for 2.54 NM before heading South on course 180T for 5.98 NM. After passing the flashing, 4 s light SE of Reef Point, turn West into Baldy Bay on course 270T for 2.05 NM. Proceed SW towards Windy Cove on course 221T for 0.46 NM, then south on course 180T for 380 yds. Turn East into a small cove, prior to reaching the narrow passage into Windy cove, on course 088T for 200 yds. The tidal bench marks are set in bedrock, located on the far West end of the small island marking the entrance to Windy Cove. The tide gage was installed at 55 02.11 N, 133 01.43 W. underneath tree cover.

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