Matapeake, MD - Station ID: 8572770

Established:Jul 13, 1972
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Jul 13, 1972
Date Removed:1984-08-24
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):3.03 ft. Sep 15, 1979
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-3.61 ft. Apr 05, 1975
Mean Range:1.02 ft.
Diurnal Range:1.49 ft.
Latitude38° 57.4' N
Longitude76° 21.3' W
NOAA Chart#:12270
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
2:24 PM
2:49 AMlow 0.4 ft.
8:22 AMhigh 1.2 ft.
2:24 PMlow 0.1 ft.
9:16 PMhigh 1.7 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of U.S. Highway 50 and State Highway 8 on Kent Island, proceed south on State Highway 8 for 3.9 km (2.4 mi) to the access road for Chesapeake Bay Model, Matapeake Marine Terminal, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police facilities, turn right and go west for 0.6 km (0.4 mi) to the police facilities area. The bench marks are located on the police facilities grounds, at the intersection of State Highway 8 and the access road, and at the entrance gate to Matapeake Marine Terminal. The tide gage and staff were located on the police facilities central pier.

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