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Sewells Point, VA - Station ID: 8638610

Established:Jul 01, 1927
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Dec 11, 1995
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):5.261 Aug 23, 1933
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-3.579 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
5:05 PM
4:40 AMhigh2.4 ft.
11:02 AMlow0.4 ft.
5:05 PMhigh2.2 ft.
11:11 PMlow0.3 ft.

Sensor Information

SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
B12N/A Enabled
Water TemperatureE214.4 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Barometric PressureF1113.4 ft. above MSL Enabled
G11N/A Enabled
For questions about disabled sensors, please contact CO-OPS User Services.


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.

Products available at 8638610 Sewells Point, VA

Revised: 10/15/2013
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