Tide Predictions

aerial of park reefs

Time - to determine the time of high or low tide at the locations in this table, look at the “time differences” columns in which the hours and minutes to be added or subtracted from the time of high or low tide at the Miami Harbor entrance. A plus sign (+) indicates that the tide at the location occurs later than at the Miami Harbor entrance and the difference should be added; a minus sign (-) indicates that it is earlier and should be subtracted.

Height - the height of the tide is obtained by means of the height ratios (indicated by an asterisk *). To obtain the height of tide at the location, multiply the height of tide at the Miami Harbor entrance by the ratio listed.

 
Location Differences based on tide predictions for
Miami Harbor entrance
Time Differences Height Differences
High
Water
(hr min)
Low
Water
(hr min)
High
Water
(ratio)
Low
Water
(ratio)
Soldier Key +0 53 +1 20 * 0.74 * 0.75
Fowey Rocks +0 01 +0 03 * 0.97 * 0.94
Ragged Keys, Biscayne Bay +1 07 +1 25 * 0.66 * 0.66
Boca Chita Key, Biscayne Bay +1 24 +1 43 * 0.63 * 0.63
Sands Key, northwest point,
Biscayne Bay
+1 48 +2 30 * 0.58 * 0.56
Coon Point, Elliott Key, Biscayne Bay +2 18 +3 00 * 0.57 * 0.57
Elliott Key Harbor, Elliott Key,
Biscayne Bay
+2 19 +3 04 * 0.59 * 0.56
Turkey Point, Biscayne Bay +2 33 +3 25 * 0.65 * 0.65
Convoy Point (Park Headquarters)
+2 33
+3 25
* 0.65
* 0.65
Billys Point, Elliott Key,
Biscayne Bay
+2 31 +3 24 * 0.58 * 0.56
Sea Grape Point, Elliott Key -0 02 -0 01 * 0.92 * 0.92
Christmas Point, Elliott Key +0 36 +0 41 * 0.73 * 0.73
Adams Key, south end,
Biscayne Bay
+1 24 +1 12 * 0.61 * 0.61
Totten Key, west side,
Biscayne Bay
+2 42 +3 25 * 0.50 * 0.50
East Arsenicker, Card Sound +2 49 +3 13 * 0.36 * 0.36

Last updated: July 24, 2017

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