Wares Wharf, VA - Station ID: 8635985

Established:Jan 12, 1971
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Mar 05, 2008
Date Removed:2009-07-28
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):2.24 ft. Sep 26, 2008
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-2.05 ft. Feb 06, 2007
Mean Range:1.8 ft.
Diurnal Range:2.06 ft.
Latitude37° 52.4' N
Longitude76° 47' W
NOAA Chart#:12237
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
8:13 AM
low
1:49 AMhigh 2.2 ft.
8:13 AMlow 0.4 ft.
2:01 PMhigh 2.3 ft.
8:53 PMlow 0.4 ft.

How to reach: To reach the tidal bench marks from the junction of highways 360 and 17, just SSW of the bridge over the Rappahannock River in Tappahannock, go 3.9 km (2.4 mi) southeasterly on combined highways 17 and 360 to a fork where highway 360 bears right, keep left and continue southeasterly on highway 17 for 6.1 km (3.8 mi) to a crossroad (County 611) at Dunnsville and a Texaco station in the NE side of highway 17, turn left and go northeasterly on County 611 (Wares Wharf Road) for 2.3 km (1.4 mi) to a point where Wares Wharf Road makes a right turn, and County 616 (River Stretch Road) continues straight ahead, bear right and follow Wares Wharf Road northeasterly for 1.6 km (1.0 mi) to John Wares house on the left, about 0.3 km (0.2 mi) SE of a sweeping right turn in Wares Wharf Road. The tide station is on the dock in the back yard of the house, a split level brick house with two dormers facing the road. The tidal bench marks are located in the vicinity.

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