CONTENT KEY,GULF OF MEXICO, FL - Station ID: 8724307

Established:Dec 18, 1970
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Dec 18, 1970
Date Removed:1975-03-28
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):1.24 ft. Oct 25, 1971
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-1.11 ft. Feb 05, 1974
Mean Range:2.79 ft.
Diurnal Range:3.47 ft.
Latitude24° 47.4' N
Longitude81° 29' W
NOAA Chart#:11448
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST)
graphical depiction of low tide
9:04 AM
low
1:12 AMhigh 4.7 ft.
9:04 AMlow 0.0 ft.
2:51 PMhigh 3.1 ft.
8:21 PMlow 1.4 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the west end of the U.S. Highway 1 bridge over Niles Channel on the east side of Summerland Key, proceed by boat north and then NW on Niles Channel for 8.9 km (5.5 mi) to Channel Marker #64, then head north across the shallows for 7.2 km (4.5 mi) to the NE tip of the easternmost key on the west side of Content Passage. The bench marks are located on the NE tip of the key. The tide gage and staff were located on a platform offshore.

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