NOAA Tides

The noaa_tides sensor platform uses details from NOAA Tides and Currents to provide information about the prediction for the tides for any location in the United States.


This sensor requires the use of a NOAA station ID. Search NOAA Tide Predictions to find a location. Use the ID from the search results in your configuration. Alternatively, you can determine a station ID from a URL. For example, 8721164 in the following URL:


To use this sensor, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: noaa_tides
    station_id: 8721164

Configuration Variables

station_id string Required

ID of the station you’d like to track from

name string (Optional, default: NOAA Tides.)

User-supplied sensor name.

time_zone list (Optional)

User-selected timezone.


Local Standard Time/Local Daylight Time.


Greenwich Mean Time.


Local Standard Time. The time local to the requested station.


Local Standard/Local Daylight Time. The time local to the requested station.

unit_system string (Optional)

Specify the unit system. Use metric (Celsius, meters, cm/s) or english (fahrenheit, feet, knots) units.


Defaults to metric or imperial based on the Home Assistant configuration.