Golf Island, AK - Station ID: 9451421

Established:Jun 16, 1942
Time Meridian:135° W
Present Installation:May 09, 2003
Date Removed:2003-06-27
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):N/A
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):N/A
Mean Range:7.53 ft.
Diurnal Range:9.7 ft.
Latitude56° 47.2' N
Longitude135° 23.6' W
NOAA Chart#:17320
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
12:27 AM
6:06 AMhigh 7.7 ft.
11:21 AMlow 4.0 ft.
5:18 PMhigh 9.2 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks via boat from Sitka, Alaska, turn left after the Sitka Breakwater. Proceed until passing Batterly Island by about 0.46 km (0.25 nm). Then come left to a course of about 197 T (171 magnetic). Continue on course for about 18.5 km (10 nm) until Peisar Island is abeam to port. Then change course as needed to transit Biorka Channel located between Biorka Island ad Ataku Island. Ease left around Necker Islands passing Golovni, and Urilof Islands. Continue left until John Rock is abeam to port. The southern edge of Golf Island bears about 078 T (052 magnetic) at a range of 4.6 km (2.5 nm) from the southern edge of John Rock. The bench marks are located in a small cove SE of the Jackknife Islands on the western side of Golf Island, Alaska, at approximately 56 47' 10.46" N, 135 23' 40.29" W. The tide gauge was installed on the beach.

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