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Water-Year Summary for Site 01484670

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Available Parameters
00065 Gage height(Tid.,Tid.) [NGVD29, Discontinued]  
62620 Elevation, ocean/est, NAVD88(Tid.,Tid.)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 38°41'24.7", long 75°04'42.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Sussex County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040303, on northeast shore of Rehoboth Bay, south of Head of Bay Cove, at Dewey Beach, and at west end of Rodney Avenue, and on end of pier at Pier Point Marina.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not determined.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1985 to September 1997, November 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to October 1, 2014, at datum 0.78 ft higher (0.00 ft above NGVD29). Prior to May 21, 2019, at site 2,300 feet northwest at datums noted.
  • Water Year 2021: Records fair.
  • Water Year 2020: Records fair. Gage affected by high wind and wave action, missing data due to recorder malfunction.
  • Water Year 2019: Records good, except those for the period October 1 to May 21, which are poor.
  • Water Years 2014-2018: Records good, missing data due to equipment malfunction.
  • Water Year 2013 and prior years’ accuracy statements can be found in Annual Water Data Reports.

  • This is a tidal station. Discharge is not determined at this location. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Storm of March 1962 reached a stage of 7.0 ft, NGVD29 (6.2 ft, NAVD88), from floodmark.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 5.34 ft, NGVD29 (4.56 ft, NAVD88), Oct. 29, 2012; minimum elevation, unknown.