How to reach:
To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of Routes 14 and 52 in Ponce, proceed north on Highway 52 for 44.9 km (27.9 mi) to the intersection of Highway 52 and 53, exit onto Highway 53 East (Guyama), follow exit and onto Highway 53 to a $0.25 toll plaza, then continue east on Highway 53 for 9.4 km (5.8 mi) to the third/south exit (#83), and at the bottom of the exit ramp turn right on Highway 7707 South, continue for 3.9 km (2.4 mi) to the only traffic light at the intersection of Highways 7707 and 3, then continue south/straight for 1.8 km (1.1 mi) to a "T" in the dirt road, bear left/east for 0.2 km (0.1 mi), then bear right/south at the next intersection and proceed 0.5 km (0.3 mi) to the Port entrance. Bear left into the Port and continue straight SE for 1.1 km (0.7 mi) to the beach. The bench marks are at the outer end of the rock jetty at the harbor entrance. The tide gage was also located at the end of the jetty.