Riou Bay, AK - Station ID: 9453456

Established:Jun 30, 1976
Time Meridian:135° W
Present Installation:Aug 24, 2000
Date Removed:2000-09-12
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):N/A
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):N/A
Mean Range:N/A
Diurnal Range:N/A
Latitude59° 53.1' N
Longitude141° 27.4' W
NOAA Chart#:16741
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
11:51 PM
high
5:19 AMlow 1.6 ft.
11:44 AMhigh 9.3 ft.
5:53 PMlow 2.4 ft.
11:51 PMhigh 8.7 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from Yakutat, proceed 110 km (60 nm) through the Gulf of Alaska, when abeam of Point Riou spit, proceed 10.1 km (5.5 nm) NE through the entrance of Icy Bay, when abeam of the east tip of the sand spit extending from Point Riou, proceed 2.1 km (1.15 nm) SE to a beach located 0.9 km (0.5 nm) SE from the southern boundary of the Moraine reef. The tidal bench marks were located along the beach and the tide gauge was located along rock outcrop.

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