Wachapreague, VA - Station ID: 8631044

Established:Jun 28, 1978
Time Meridian:0° E
Present Installation:Jul 31, 1990
Date Removed:N/A
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):4.42 ft. Feb 05, 1998
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-2.82 ft. Mar 16, 1980
Mean Range:4.02 ft.
Diurnal Range:4.51 ft.
Latitude37° 36.5' N
Longitude75° 41.1' W
NOAA Chart#:12210
Met Site Elevation:4.9 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
2:08 AM
2:08 AMhigh 3.8 ft.
8:19 AMlow 0.7 ft.
2:53 PMhigh 4.5 ft.
9:11 PMlow 0.9 ft.

Sensor Information

SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
WindC1123.0 ft. above site Elevation Enabled
Air TemperatureD1117.9 ft. above site Elevation Enabled
Water TemperatureE112.1 ft. below MLLW Enabled
Barometric PressureF1112.9 ft. above MSL Enabled
Tsunami WLU11N/A Enabled
Microwave WLY11N/A Enabled
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How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of US Highway 13 and State Route 180 in Keller, Virginia proceed east on State Route 180 for 7.1 km (4.4 mi) to a T intersection with Atlantic Avenue (County Road 1701). Continue north on Atlantic Avenue for 0.6 km (0.4 mi) to the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences (VIMS), Eastern Shore Laboratory. The bench marks are located on the VIMS property. The tide gauge is located behind the new VIMS building.

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