Established:Jun 29, 1985
Time Meridian:90° W
Present Installation:Jun 29, 1985
Date Removed:1991-01-02
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):2.79 ft. Oct 29, 1985
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-3.43 ft. Dec 23, 1989
Mean Range:0.32 ft.
Diurnal Range:0.32 ft.
Latitude29° 40' N
Longitude90° 6.7' W
NOAA Chart#:11352
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
7:34 AM
7:14 AMlow 0.1 ft.
7:16 PMhigh 0.3 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from Lapalco Boulevard in Gretna, proceed south on State Highway 3134 to the intersection with State Highway 45, then turn right and proceed south on State Highway 45 to Lower Lafitte, then turn right on 3rd Street and proceed west to M.D. Hughes Wharf behind Lower Lafitte Playground. The bench marks are in the vicinity of the playround and along the surrounding roads. The tide gage and staff are located at the NW corner of the M.D. Hughes Wharf.

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