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Posted: 11:00 EST 11/13/2009

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Storm Analysis
This is a Special QuickLook issued for the November 2009 Mid Atlantic Nor'easter.  No further QuickLooks will be issued for this storm unless oceanographic conditions warrant and/or the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC) issues a new advisory for this storm.

Oceanographic and meteorological stations from North Carolina to New York continue to be impacted by the Mid Atlantic Nor'easter, which includes the remnants of IDA

For storm data specific to your area, see the stations below, which are updated automatically.  For the next predicted tide and additional station information, click on the station name hyperlink above each plot.

Water levels may include impacts from hydrological forces, including rainfall runoff.  See below for select Hydrometeorological Prediction Center Advisory information.  For watches and warnings specific to your area, see the National Weather Service.

For additional data, storm products and reports, see the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products & Services and the Storm QuickLook Homepage

Analysts: CFANELLI

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SELECT NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER ADVISORY INFORMATION:

PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 39 FOR REMNANTS OF IDA

1000 AM EST FRI NOV 13 2009
 
...RAINS FADING AWAY ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST... 
 
FLOOD WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL GULF COAST, THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S AND THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES.  HIGH WIND, GALE AND STORM WARNINGS ARE ALSO IN EFFECT ALONG COASTAL REGIONS OF THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES.
 
AT 1000 AM EST THE CENTER OF REMNANTS OF IDA WAS LOCATED 90 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA AND 110 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF MOREHEAD CITY NORTH CAROLINA.

DURING THE DAY TODAY THE SURFACE LOW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD AWAY FROM THE COAST OF THE CAROLINAS. 

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AN INCH OR LESS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE COAST OF THE NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC STATES AND SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND.

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL ADVISORY ISSUED ON REMNANTS OF IDA BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THIS STORM.

ROTH


For the purpose of timely release, data contained within this QuickLook have undergone a "limited" NOS Quality Assurance/Control; however, the data have not yet undergone final verification. All data subject to NOS verification.

 

Beaufort, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.31 ft. Predicted: 0.23 ft. Residual: 1.08 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 09/16/1999, 2.74 ft. above MHHW

Beaufort, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1016.4 mb

Oregon Inlet Marina, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.98 ft. Predicted: 0.21 ft. Residual: 1.77 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 09/16/1999, 4.49 ft. above MHHW

Oregon Inlet Marina, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1015.8 mb

Duck, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 0.79 ft. Predicted: 0.00 ft. Residual: 0.79 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 08/30/1999, 3.23 ft. above MHHW

Duck, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1015.1 mb

Money Point, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 2.02 ft. Predicted: 0.94 ft. Residual: 1.08 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 02/05/1998, 3.99 ft. above MHHW

Money Point, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1016.0 mb

Sewells Point, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.62 ft. Predicted: 0.70 ft. Residual: 0.92 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 08/23/1933, 5.26 ft. above MHHW

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.13 ft. Predicted: 0.26 ft. Residual: 0.87 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 02/05/1998, 3.68 ft. above MHHW

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1015.2 mb

Yorktown USCG Training Center, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.62 ft. Predicted: 0.83 ft. Residual: 0.79 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 10/07/2006, 3.5 ft. above MHHW

Yorktown USCG Training Center, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1015.6 mb

Kiptopeke, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.12 ft. Predicted: 0.51 ft. Residual: 0.61 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 03/08/1962, 4.13 ft. above MHHW

Windmill Point, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.82 ft. Predicted: 1.02 ft. Residual: 0.80 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 02/05/1998, 2.68 ft. above MHHW

Lewisetta, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 2.25 ft. Predicted: 1.24 ft. Residual: 1.01 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 02/05/1998, 2.33 ft. above MHHW

Lewisetta, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1015.8 mb

Bishops Head, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 2.70 ft. Predicted: 1.63 ft. Residual: 1.07 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: n/a

Bishops Head, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1015.3 mb

Solomons Island, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 2 knots Gusts: 3 knots Direction: 321° T

Solomons Island, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Water Temperature: 57.7° F Air Temperature: 53.2° F

Ocean City Inlet, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Wind Speed: 3 knots Gusts: 4 knots Direction: 326° T

Ocean City Inlet, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Water Temperature: 58.1° F Air Temperature: 55.6° F

Washington, DC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Wind Speed: 0 knots Gusts: 1 knots Direction: 183° T

Washington, DC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Water Temperature: n/a Air Temperature: 53.6° F

Annapolis, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1015.7 mb

Lewes, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 7 knots Gusts: 8 knots Direction: 296° T

Lewes, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Water Temperature: 55.6° F Air Temperature: 56.6° F

Brandywine Shoal Light, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 9 knots Gusts: 12 knots Direction: 331° T

Brandywine Shoal Light, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Water Temperature: 55.0° F Air Temperature: 56.8° F

Delaware City, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/13/2009 23:54 (EST)
Wind Speed: n/a Gusts: n/a Direction: n/a

Delaware City, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Water Temperature: 54.0° F Air Temperature: 59.0° F

Cape May, NJ - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 1 knots Gusts: 2 knots Direction: 191° T

Cape May, NJ - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Water Temperature: 57.6° F Air Temperature: 55.6° F

Ship John Shoal, NJ - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1014.5 mb

Newbold, PA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 1 knots Gusts: 1 knots Direction: 298° T

Sandy Hook, NJ - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 6 knots Gusts: 7 knots Direction: 300° T

Bergen Point West Reach, NY - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Wind Speed: 2 knots Gusts: 2 knots Direction: 298° T

Beaufort, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Wind Speed: 3 knots Gusts: 3 knots Direction: 336° T

Beaufort, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Water Temperature: 63.0° F Air Temperature: 57.7° F

Oregon Inlet Marina, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 3 knots Gusts: 3 knots Direction: 284° T

Oregon Inlet Marina, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Water Temperature: 60.6° F Air Temperature: 57.9° F

Duck, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 5 knots Gusts: 7 knots Direction: 300° T

Duck, NC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Water Temperature: 58.3° F Air Temperature: 58.8° F

Money Point, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 0 knots Gusts: 0 knots Direction: 001° T

Money Point, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Water Temperature: 59.8° F Air Temperature: 54.9° F

Sewells Point, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1015.9 mb

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Wind Speed: 6 knots Gusts: 7 knots Direction: 248° T

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Water Temperature: 59.9° F Air Temperature: 57.9° F

Yorktown USCG Training Center, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 5 knots Gusts: 5 knots Direction: 298° T

Yorktown USCG Training Center, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Water Temperature: 56.9° F Air Temperature: 53.8° F

Kiptopeke, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Wind Speed: 4 knots Gusts: 4 knots Direction: 340° T

Rappahannock Light, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 8 knots Gusts: 9 knots Direction: 304° T

Lewisetta, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 0 knots Gusts: 0 knots Direction: 345° T

Lewisetta, VA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Water Temperature: 54.7° F Air Temperature: 52.8° F

Bishops Head, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 8 knots Gusts: 9 knots Direction: 308° T

Solomons Island, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 2.13 ft. Predicted: 1.11 ft. Residual: 1.02 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 08/13/1955, 2.8 ft. above MHHW

Solomons Island, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1015.8 mb

Ocean City Inlet, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.00 ft. Predicted: 0.01 ft. Residual: 0.99 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 02/05/1998, 3.6 ft. above MHHW

Ocean City Inlet, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1015.2 mb

Washington, DC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.74 ft. Predicted: 0.78 ft. Residual: 0.96 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 10/17/1942, 7.88 ft. above MHHW

Washington, DC - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:36 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1016.0 mb

Annapolis, MD - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.31 ft. Predicted: 0.37 ft. Residual: 0.94 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 08/23/1933, 4.74 ft. above MHHW

Lewes, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.29 ft. Predicted: 0.61 ft. Residual: 0.68 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 03/06/1962, 4.57 ft. above MHHW

Lewes, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1014.7 mb

Brandywine Shoal Light, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.57 ft. Predicted: 1.15 ft. Residual: 0.42 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: n/a

Brandywine Shoal Light, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1014.7 mb

Delaware City, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 4.95 ft. Predicted: 4.59 ft. Residual: 0.36 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 01/03/2003, 2.07 ft. above MHHW

Delaware City, DE - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1014.7 mb

Cape May, NJ - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.25 ft. Predicted: 0.72 ft. Residual: 0.53 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 09/27/1985, 3.36 ft. above MHHW

Cape May, NJ - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Barometric Pressure: 1014.5 mb

Ship John Shoal, NJ - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Wind Speed: 10 knots Gusts: 10 knots Direction: 299° T

Newbold, PA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 6.55 ft. Predicted: 5.59 ft. Residual: 0.96 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: n/a

Sandy Hook, NJ - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 0.79 ft. Predicted: 0.14 ft. Residual: 0.65 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 09/12/1960, 4.86 ft. above MHHW

Bergen Point West Reach, NY - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 11/15/2009 23:42 (EST)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.12 ft. Predicted: 0.75 ft. Residual: 0.37 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 03/29/1984, 3.45 ft. above MHHW