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Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA - Station ID: 8638863

Established:Jan 26 1975
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Jan 27 1989
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW): 4.66 ft. (11/12/2009)
Water Level Min (ref MLLW): -2.94 ft. (01/11/1978)
Mean Range: 2.55 ft.
Diurnal Range: 2.90 ft.
Latitude36° 58' N
Longitude76° 6.8' W
NOAA Chart#:12254
Met Site Elevation:26.8 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
5:48 PM
5:17 AMhigh2.3 ft.
11:11 AMlow0.5 ft.
5:48 PMhigh2.8 ft.

Sensor Information

SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
Water LevelA11N/A Enabled
WindsC1120.0 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Air TempD1113.7 ft. above site elevation Enabled
Water TempE1110.6 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Air PressureF1119.2 ft. above MSL Enabled
ConductivityG11N/A Disabled - Aug 14 2014 5:11PM, Suspect Data - Data failed to meet QC standards - under review
For questions about disabled sensors, please contact CO-OPS User Services.


How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the toll booth on the south end of Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel (CBBT) in Virginia Beach, proceed north on U.S. Highway 13 for 4.8 km (3.0 mi) to the south entrance of the Thimble Shoal Tunnel. The bench marks are located on the fishing pier and the around the tunnel entrance. The tide station is located in a steel room below the deck of the fishing pier and 90 m (295 ft) west of the inshore end of the pier.

Products available at 8638863 Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA

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