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Delaware City, DE - Station ID: 8551762

Established:Oct 8 2001
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Oct 4 2001
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW): 3.73 ft. (10/30/2012)
Water Level Min (ref MLLW): -3.34 ft. (03/06/2007)
Mean Range: 5.44 ft.
Diurnal Range: 6.00 ft.
Latitude39° 34.9' N
Longitude75° 35.3' W
NOAA Chart#:12311
Met Site Elevation:7.5 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
3:50 AM
3:50 AMhigh5.3 ft.
10:37 AMlow0.5 ft.
4:18 PMhigh5.9 ft.
11:36 PMlow0.9 ft.

Sensor Information

SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
Water LevelA11N/A Enabled
WindsC1123.5 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Air TempD1112.4 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Water TempE116.9 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Air PressureF1115.7 ft. above MSL Enabled
For questions about disabled sensors, please contact CO-OPS User Services.


How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of Highway 13 and Route 9 in New Castle, turn east on Route 9 and follow to Delaware City. At the light in Delaware City and Clinton Street turn left (north) and proceed through town to the end of the street and the river. Turn left and then right to the gate of the Motiva Fuel docks. Proceed through the gate and to the station on the right on the first dock. The station is halfway down the dock on the catwalk. The bench marks are in the vicinity of the pier and the road.

Products available at 8551762 Delaware City, DE

Revised: 10/15/2013
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Web site owner: Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services