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Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA - Station ID: 8638863

Established:Jan 26, 1975
Time Meridian:0° E
Present Installation:Feb 28, 2013
Date Removed:2017-09-28
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):4.65 ft. Nov 12, 2009
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-2.93 ft. Jan 11, 1978
Mean Range:2.55 ft.
Diurnal Range:2.9 ft.
Latitude36° 58' N
Longitude76° 6.8' W
NOAA Chart#:12254
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
3:12 AM
high
3:12 AMhigh 2.3 ft.
9:33 AMlow 0.5 ft.
3:49 PMhigh 2.3 ft.
10:04 PMlow 0.6 ft.

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.

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Revised: 08/08/2018
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