USGS 01484235 CEDAR CREEK NEAR SLAUGHTER BEACH, DE
38°56'06.1", long 75°19'25.3", Sussex County, DE,
Hydrologic Unit 02040207, on right bank at downstream side of
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
maximum only), June 2017 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft above
North American Vertical Datum of 1988.From June 1965 to September 1991,
datum of gage -0.51 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929,
0.78 ft higher than present datum.
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,
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 through the
Delaware Geological Survey.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Dover office.
Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement
Most recent instantaneous value: 1.63 09-27-2022 22:06 EDT