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Colonial Beach, Potomac River, VA - Station ID: 8635150

Established:Jan 07, 1972
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Oct 16, 2007
Date Removed:2010-08-17
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):3.27 ft. Sep 06, 1996
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-3.91 ft. Apr 04, 1975
Mean Range:1.63 ft.
Diurnal Range:1.94 ft.
Latitude38° 15.1' N
Longitude76° 57.6' W
NOAA Chart#:12286
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
12:10 AM
5:39 AMhigh 2.1 ft.
12:07 PMlow 0.4 ft.
6:06 PMhigh 1.8 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of State Highway 205 and Colonial Avenue in Colonial Beach, proceed east on Colonial Avenue for 1.0 km (0.6 mi) to Washington Avenue, then south on Washington Avenue for 0.5 km (0.3 mi) to Hawthorn Street, and then east on Hawthorn Street to the Colonial Beach Municipal Pier. The bench marks are around town in the vicinity of the pier. The tide gage and staff are at the east end of the pier.

Products available at 8635150 Colonial Beach, Potomac River, VA

Revised: 08/08/2018
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