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Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA - Station ID: 8638863

Established:Jan 26, 1975
Time Meridian:0° E
Present Installation:Jan 27, 1989
Date Removed:N/A
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:26.8 ft. above MSL
Today's Tides (LST/LDT)
graphical depiction of low tide
1:50 PM
1:48 AMlow -0.2 ft.
7:54 AMhigh 2.7 ft.
1:50 PMlow -0.3 ft.
8:22 PMhigh 3.5 ft.

Sensor Information

SensorSensor IDDCP#Sensor HeightStatus
Acoustic WLA11N/A Enabled
WindC1120.0 ft. above site Elevation Enabled
Air TemperatureD1113.7 ft. above site Elevation Enabled
Water TemperatureE21N/A Enabled
Barometric PressureF1119.2 ft. above MSL Enabled
ConductivityG11N/A Enabled
For questions about disabled sensors, please contact CO-OPS User Services.


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: 10/15/2013
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