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USGS 01408205 Barnegat Bay at Route 37 bridge near Bay Shore NJ


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During winter months, cold and ice may result in inaccurate real-time tide elevation data. Adjustments or deletions of this data can only be done after detailed analysis.



LOCATION.--Lat 39°56'29", long 74°05'02" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Dover Town, Ocean County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040301, on Route 37 bridge, 1 mi southwest of Mikes Island, 1.1 mi north of Goodluck Point, and 1.5 mi west of Seaside Heights.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Continuous discharge, March 2012 to September 2014. Continuous-record tide station, water years 2016 to current year. 
GAGE.--Tide elevation, precipitation, air temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind speed and direction recorder with telemetry. Datum of gage is at 0.00 ft NAVD of 1988.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--DISCHARGE: Maximum positive discharge (unfiltered), 74,800 ft³/s, Oct 30, 2012; maximum negative discharge (unfiltered), -182,000 ft³/s, Oct 29, 2012. TIDE ELEVATION: Maximum tide elevation, 6.35 ft, Oct 30, 2012; minimum tide elevation, -1.97 ft, Feb 19, 2013.

Peak Flood Chart

Gage Photo

Weather station data are available from this location at this link.

The weather data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once/year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

Available Parameters Period of Record
2018-10-17  2019-08-28


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Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement
*** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for the time period specified,
    although data may be available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.