VAILS BEACH, BLOCK IS. SOUND, RI - Station ID: 8459449

Established:Jul 25, 1987
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Mar 31, 1988
Date Removed:1988-10-25
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):N/A
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):N/A
Mean Range:N/A
Diurnal Range:N/A
Latitude41° 8.9' N
Longitude71° 34.5' W
NOAA Chart#:13217
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Tide predictions are not available for this station.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the Block Island Post Office, proceed west on Ocean Avenue for 1.0 km (0.6 mi), then SW on Beach Avenue for 0.5 km (0.3 mi), then SW on Center Road for 1.4 km (0.9 mi), then south on Lakeside Drive for (1.6 km (1.0 mi), then east on Mohegan Trail for 0.3 km (0.2 mi) to a dirt drive on the right side of the road, then south on the dirt drive for 0.2 km (0.1 mi) to the Simmons property near the edge of the bluffs on the south side of Block Island. The bench marks are located in large boulders on Vail's Beach, accessible by a wooden stairway leading from the Simmons' property down the bluffs to the beach. The orifice for the pressure gage was bottom mounted offshore of the bottom of the stairs.

Products available at 8459449 VAILS BEACH, BLOCK IS. SOUND, RI