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022: Galveston Pier 21
Galveston Bay, Texas
29° 18' 35" N   94° 47' 29" W
PIER21
87714501
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Water Level Observation Network (NWLON)
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Tidal Datums - NOAA updated 2013148+1515 by jrizzo
Annual Summary - Monthly Mean Summary

Station Information

Location: Galveston Bay, Texas
 
CBI 022
Latitude: 29.3100000
Longitude: -94.7916660
NOAA 8771450
NOAA Chart: 11323
USGS Quad: Galveston, TX

LEVELING POINT OF AQUATRAK CAL TUBE. TO REACH THE TIDE STATION FROM THE POST OFFICE ON THE WEST SIDE OF ROSENBERG AVENUE (25TH STREET) BETWEEN WINNIE STREET (AVENUE G) ON THE SOUTH AND CHURCH STREET (AVENUE F) ON THE NORTH, PROCEED NORTH ON ROSENBERG AVENUE FOR 0.40 KM (0.25 MI) TO THE INTERSECTION OF STRAND (AVENUE B) AND ROSENBERG AVENUE, TURN RIGHT ON STRAND AND PROCEED EAST FOR 0.3 KM (0.20 MI) TO 22ND STREET (KEMPNER AVENUE), THEN TURN LEFT AND PROCEED NORTH FOR 0.2 KM (0.10 MI) TO FISHERMANS WHARF RESTAURANT. THE BENCH MARKS ARE ON THE SEAWALL BEHIND FISHERMANS WHARF RESTAURANT, AT THE FOOT OF 16TH STREET, ON 20TH STREET, AND ON AVENUE B. THE TIDE GAGE AND STAFF ARE ON THE NORTH END OF THE DOCK FOR MOORING THE HISTORICAL SHIP ELLISA.

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Elevations

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Bench Mark Descriptions

BENCH MARK STAMPING: 1450 A 1989
MONUMENTATION: Benchmark Disk
AGENCY:
THE BENCH MARK IS SET FLUSH IN THE CONCRETE APRON AT THE NW CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF HARBORSIDE DRIVE AND 20TH STREET, 22.40 M (73.5 FT) SE OF THE SOUTHEASTERNMOST LIGHT POLE IN THE PARKING LOT OF PIER 21, 4.70 M (15.4 FT) NORTH OF THE NORTH CURB OF HARBORSIDE DRIVE, 4.40 M (14.4 FT) WEST OF THE WEST CURB OF 20TH STREET, AND 0.21 M (0.7 FT) ABOVE THE SIDEWALK.

BENCH MARK STAMPING: 1450 B 2002
MONUMENTATION:
AGENCY:
THE BENCH MARK IS LOCATED IN PIER 21 BLOCK NEAR HARBORSIDE DRIVE 38.1 M (125.00 FT) EAST OF THE ENE CORNER OF NO.28 BUILDING (HARBOR HOUSE HOTEL) 32.5 M (106.6 FT) SW OF A UTILITY POLE MARKED "TP 15330", 5.7 M (18.7 FT) SE OF THE CENTERLINE OF RAILROAD TRACKS RUNNING PARALLEL WITH THROUGH STREET AND 0.6 M (2.0 FT) NE FROM A CORNER IN A CURB ENCLOSING A PAID PARKING LOT. THE MARK IS A STAINLESS STEEL ROD DRIVEN 14.6 M (47.9 FT) AND ENCASED IN A 6 INCH PVC PIPE WITH CONCRETE KICKBLOCK AND A 5 INCH STAMPED ALUMINUM ACCESS COVER.

BENCH MARK STAMPING: NO 32 1913
MONUMENTATION: Tide Station Disk
AGENCY:
The bench mark is a disk set in the top and along the east edge of the west granite base of a pillar at the entrance of 2324 The Strand Street (Avenue B),at the Sealy Building at the NE corner of the intersection of The Strand and 24th Street, 29.47 m (96.7 ft) east of the centerline of 24th Street, 12.19 m (40.0 ft) north of the centerline of The Strand Street, 11.58 m (38.0 ft) west of the SE corner of the building, 3.20 m (10.5 ft) west of the easterly most column, and 0.46 m (1.5 ft) above the sidewalk.

BENCH MARK STAMPING: 1450 C 2002
MONUMENTATION:
AGENCY:
THE BENCHMARK IS LOCATED NEAR THE ENTRANCE TO THE "TEXAS SEAPORT MUSEUM" 26.2 M (86.0 FT) SW FROM A UTILITY POLE MARKED "81HJ 25T+316024", 21.7 M (71.2 FT) EAST OF A RAILROAD TRACK SWITCH, 11.0 M (36.1 FT) NW OF A UTILITY POLE MARKED "2TR 40T" IN THE BRICKED MEDIAN BETWEEN TROLLEY TRACKS AND RAILROAD TRACKS, 10.6 M (34.8 FT) SOUTH OF A UTILITY POLE MARKED "277480" AND 1.32 M (4.33 FT) WEST OF WEST SIDE OF A MEDIAN CURB. THE MARK IS A STAINLESS STEEL ROD DRIVEN 15.24 M (50.00 FT) AND ENCASED IN A 6 INCH PVC PIPE WITH CONCRETE KICKBLOCK AND A 5 INCH STAMPED ALUMINUM ACCESS COVER.

BENCH MARK STAMPING: 7.151 1932
MONUMENTATION: Survey Disk
AGENCY:
THE PRIMARY BENCH MARK IS A DISK SET IN THE SIDEWALK NEAR THE NE CORNER OF THE HENDLEY BUILDING AT THE CORNER OF THE STRAND STREET (AVENUE B)AND 20TH STREET, 12.00 M (39.37 FT) WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF 20TH STREET, 4.00 M (13.12 FT) SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ALLEY THAT RUNS BEHIND THE HENDLEY BUILDING, AND 0.10 M (0.33 FT) SE OF THE NE CORNER OF THE HENDLEY BUILDING.

BENCH MARK STAMPING: NO 42 1943
MONUMENTATION: Benchmark Disk
AGENCY:
THE BENCH MARK IS SET IN THE TOP OF THE CENTER OF A SEA WALL BEHIND THE FISHERMANS WHARF RESTAURANT AT THE NORTH END OF 22ND STREET AND THE WEST END OF PIER 21, 9.36 M (30.7 FT) WSW OF THE SW FACE OF THE WALK RAMP TO THE TEXAS STATE MUSEUM, 7.50 M (24.6 FT) NNE OF THE SECOND SINGLE CLEAT ON THE SEA WALL EDGE, AND 0.21 M (0.7 FT) SE OF THE EDGE OF SEA WALL.