Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!

Page Loading - Please Wait...

Click to hideNews Bulletins
Click to hide state-specific text

! We're replacing this page with a Next Generation Monitoring Location Page.
We're modernizing Water Data for the Nation delivery. Find out what this means for you. This page will be discontinued Jan.1, 2023.



Click to hidestation-specific text
C lick for larger image LOCATION.--Lat 38°56'06.1", long 75°19'25.3", Sussex County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040207, on right bank at downstream side of bridge
on State Highway 36, 1.8 mi northwest of Slaughter Beach and 0.9 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--Not determined.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1965 to September 1991 (annual maximums only), June 2017 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior data, at datum 0.78 ft. higher.
REMARKS.--This is a tidal station. Discharge is not determined at this location. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.-- Maximum elevation, 6.46 ft. at datum then in use, March 29, 1984; minimum elevation, unknown.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Storm of October 31, 1991 reached a stage of 5.66 ft. at datum then in use. Storm of Jan. 4, 1992
reached a stage of 6.61 ft. at datum then in use.
COOPERATION.-- Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware Department of Transportation, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Dover office.

Available Parameters Available Period
2017-06-20  2021-10-16


  -- or --



Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement

Estuary or ocean water surface elevation above NAVD 1988, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.84 10-16-2021   16:06 EDT
Graph of  Estuary or ocean water surface elevation above NAVD 1988, feet

Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Estuary or ocean water surface elevation above NAVD 1988, feet"


Create presentation-quality / stand-alone graph.   Subscribe to WaterAlert      

See this graph on the Monitoring Location Pages