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Lewes, DE - Station ID: 8557380

Established:Jan 14 1919
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW): 4.57 ft. (03/06/1962)
Water Level Min (ref MLLW): -4.21 ft. (01/10/1978)
Mean Range: 4.08 ft.
Diurnal Range: 4.65 ft.
Latitude38° 46.9' N
Longitude75° 7.2' W
NOAA Chart#:12216
Met Site Elevation:8.5 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
4:15 AM
4:15 AMlow0.2 ft.
10:22 AMhigh3.9 ft.
4:10 PMlow0.3 ft.
10:34 PMhigh4.7 ft.

Sensor Information

SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
Water LevelA11N/A Enabled
WindsC1131.3 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Air TempD1126.2 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Water TempE115.7 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Air PressureF1112.1 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 Post Office in Lewes, proceed SE on Front Street for 0.2 km (0.1 mi), then 0.8 km (0.5 mi) NE on Savannah Road to Henlopen Drive. Continue on Henlopen Drive for 1.3 km (0.8 mi) to the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal. The bench marks are within a 1.6 km (1 mi) radius of the ferry terminal and the tide house is located on the west side of Ferry Slip No. 2.

Products available at 8557380 Lewes, DE

Revised: 10/15/2013
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