High Water Mark Historical

High Water Mark Historical (HM1XKD)

Location: Biloxi, MS 39530 Harrison County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 23.609', W 88° 53.162'

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City of Biloxi, Mississippi

—Katrina Memorial, 710 Beach Boulevard —

This plaque is dedicated to bring awareness to the surge and high water levels from Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Camille. Both storms brought about great devastation and loss of life to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf coast on August 29, 2005 at 10:00 am. The storm surge level at this location was 22 feet above mean sea level, with reported waves reaching 34.1 feet. There was approximately 125 billion dollars of damage to the coast, leaving 236 people dead and 67 missing. Hurricane Camille made landfall on August 17, 1969 at about 11:30 pm. The storm surge level at this location was 19.5 feet. There was approximately 1.5 billion dollars of damage to the coast leaving 131 dead and 41 missing.

High Water Marks: Katrina Red Marker, Camille Blue Marker and the Base Flood Elevation Black Marker (BFE 18ft)

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Year Placed2015
Placed ByThe City of Biloxi
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 318802 N 3363896
Decimal Degrees30.39348333, -88.88603333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 23.609', W 88° 53.162'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 23' 36.54" N, 88° 53' 9.72" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)228
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 107-111 Main St, Biloxi MS 39530, US
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