Vaca Key, Florida Bay, FL - Station ID: 8723970

Established:Dec 04, 1970
Time Meridian:0° E
Present Installation:Nov 03, 1994
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):5.79 ft. Oct 24, 2005
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-1.05 ft. Feb 04, 1971
Mean Range:0.71 ft.
Diurnal Range:0.97 ft.
Latitude24° 42.7' N
Longitude81° 6.4' W
NOAA Chart#:11453
Met Site Elevation:10.6 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
4:11 PM
12:56 AMhigh 1.3 ft.
7:07 AMlow 0.5 ft.
4:11 PMhigh 1.2 ft.
6:59 PMlow 1.0 ft.

Sensor Information

SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
WindC1121.3 ft. above site Elevation Enabled
Air TemperatureD118.5 ft. above site Elevation Enabled
Water TemperatureE113.4 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Barometric PressureF1110.5 ft. above MSL Enabled
Tsunami WLU11N/A Enabled
Microwave WLY11N/A Enabled
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How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the Post Office in Marathon, go WSW on U.S. Highway 1 for 2.9 km (1.8 mi) to the U.S. Coast Guard Station Marathon. The bench marks are in the area of the Coast Guard Station, Faro Blanco Resort, and nearby Buccaneer Resort. The tide gage and staff are on a platform at the NW corner of the Coast Guard boat basin.

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