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Sewells Point, VA - Station ID: 8638610

Established:Jul 01, 1927
Time Meridian:0° E
Present Installation:Dec 11, 1995
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):5.26 ft. Aug 23, 1933
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-3.58 ft. Jan 31, 1966
Mean Range:2.43 ft.
Diurnal Range:2.76 ft.
Latitude36° 56.8' N
Longitude76° 19.8' W
NOAA Chart#:12245
Met Site Elevation:11.8 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
1:23 AM
12:35 AMhigh 3.0 ft.
6:59 AMlow 0.1 ft.
12:57 PMhigh 2.4 ft.
7:00 PMlow 0.2 ft.

Sensor Information

SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
Acoustic WLA11N/A Enabled
Water TemperatureE21N/A Enabled
Barometric PressureF1113.4 ft. above MSL Enabled
ConductivityG11N/A Enabled
Tsunami WLU11N/A Enabled
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How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the Field Operations Division (FOD) office in Chesapeake, VA. proceed to Interstate 64 west towards Norfolk and take I-564 to the Naval Base and Tausigg Blvd. Take Tausigg Blvd. to Gate 2 and follow Decatur Avenue around to Pier 6. Tide gauge is located near the south end of Pier 6, and the bench marks are in the vicinity of Pier 6 and Piersey Street.

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Revised: 08/08/2018
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