Oak Island, Atlantic Ocean, NC - Station ID: 8659182

Established:Nov 04, 1977
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:May 14, 1996
Date Removed:1997-06-25
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):2.97 ft. Oct 08, 1996
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-2.73 ft. Dec 05, 1978
Mean Range:4.72 ft.
Diurnal Range:5.27 ft.
Latitude33° 54.1' N
Longitude78° 4.9' W
NOAA Chart#:11537
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
6:32 AM
low
12:33 AMhigh 4.5 ft.
6:32 AMlow 0.5 ft.
12:59 PMhigh 4.2 ft.
6:59 PMlow 1.0 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of State Highways 211 and 87 north of Southport, proceed NW on State Highway 211 for 2.7 km (1.7 mi) to State Highway 133, then turn left and proceed south on State Highway 133 for 6.3 km (3.9 mi) to Live Oak Drive, then turn right and proceed west on Live Oak Drive for 0.6 km (0.4 mi) to Womble Street, then turn left and proceed south on Womble Street for 0.3 km (0.2 mi) to its end at the Yaupon Beach Fishing Pier. The bench marks are along State Highway 133 and Ocean Drive, which parallels the shore. The tide gage and staff were midway out on the Yaupon Beach Fishing Pier.

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