Established:Apr 30, 1976
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Apr 30, 1976
Date Removed:1977-06-13
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):1.46 ft. Nov 21, 1976
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-2.55 ft. Dec 21, 1976
Mean Range:4.69 ft.
Diurnal Range:5.24 ft.
Latitude33° 20' N
Longitude79° 11.6' W
NOAA Chart#:11532
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
7:02 PM
12:44 AMhigh 4.5 ft.
6:31 AMlow 0.8 ft.
1:12 PMhigh 4.7 ft.
7:02 PMlow 1.1 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the east end of U.S. Highway 17 bridge over Waccamaw River, proceed east on U.S. Highway 17 for 1.9 km (1.2 mi) to the entrance to Hobcaw Barony, then turn and proceed south on the entrance road for about 24 m (80 ft) to an electric gate and telephone (dial 11 to obtain permission to enter), then continue south along a gravel road for 0.56 km (0.35 mi) to a three way junction, then proceed east for 0.6 km (0.4 mi) to a Y-junction, then proceed SE for 2.9 km (1.8 mi) to the entrance to a marine laboratory, continue south for 1.8 km (1.1 mi) to a T-junction and 3.1 km (1.9 mi) southerly and northerly to a lookout tower and a cinder block building on Goat Island. The bench marks are at the boat landing ramp and dock and at the lookout tower. The tide gage and staff were on the inside of the right angle dock.

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