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Patuxent River at Solomons Island Tide Height (ft)Observed: 0.16 ft at 1:54AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.19 ft at 2:00AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.22 ft at 2:06AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.25 ft at 2:12AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.28 ft at 2:18AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.3 ft at 2:24AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.32 ft at 2:30AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.35 ft at 2:36AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.37 ft at 2:42AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.4 ft at 2:48AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.42 ft at 2:54AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.45 ft at 3:00AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.48 ft at 3:06AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.5 ft at 3:12AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.52 ft at 3:18AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.55 ft at 3:24AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.57 ft at 3:30AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.59 ft at 3:36AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.61 ft at 3:42AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.63 ft at 3:48AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.65 ft at 3:54AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.67 ft at 4:00AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.68 ft at 4:06AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.69 ft at 4:12AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.71 ft at 4:18AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.71 ft at 4:24AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.73 ft at 4:30AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.73 ft at 4:36AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.74 ft at 4:42AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.74 ft at 4:48AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.75 ft at 4:54AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:00AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:06AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:12AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:18AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:24AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.75 ft at 5:30AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.74 ft at 5:36AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.74 ft at 5:42AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.73 ft at 5:48AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.72 ft at 5:54AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.7 ft at 6:00AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.69 ft at 6:06AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.68 ft at 6:12AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.67 ft at 6:18AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.66 ft at 6:24AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:30AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.62 ft at 6:36AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.6 ft at 6:42AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.58 ft at 6:48AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.56 ft at 6:54AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.54 ft at 7:00AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.52 ft at 7:06AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.49 ft at 7:12AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.47 ft at 7:18AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.42 ft at 7:24AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.4 ft at 7:30AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.38 ft at 7:36AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.35 ft at 7:42AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.33 ft at 7:48AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.31 ft at 7:54AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.29 ft at 8:00AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.26 ft at 8:06AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.23 ft at 8:12AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.21 ft at 8:18AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.18 ft at 8:24AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.16 ft at 8:30AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.14 ft at 8:36AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.11 ft at 8:42AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.1 ft at 8:48AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.07 ft at 8:54AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.05 ft at 9:00AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0.02 ft at 9:06AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: 0 ft at 9:12AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: -0.03 ft at 9:18AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: -0.06 ft at 9:24AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: -0.07 ft at 9:30AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: -0.1 ft at 9:36AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: -0.1 ft at 9:42AM Feb 23, 2015Observed: -0.12 ft at 9:48AM Feb 23, 2015Highest Observation: 1.14 ft at 8:42AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.13 ft at 9:00AM Feb 26, 2015Highest Observation: 1.14 ft at 9:06AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.13 ft at 9:12AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.11 ft at 9:18AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.11 ft at 9:24AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.09 ft at 9:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.08 ft at 9:36AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.07 ft at 9:42AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.07 ft at 9:48AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.06 ft at 9:54AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.05 ft at 10:00AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.05 ft at 10:06AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.07 ft at 10:12AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.07 ft at 10:18AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.07 ft at 10:24AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.07 ft at 10:30AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.07 ft at 10:36AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.07 ft at 10:42AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.07 ft at 10:48AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 1.07 ft at 10:54AM Feb 26, 2015Observed: 0.81 ft at 2:36PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.79 ft at 2:42PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.76 ft at 2:48PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.74 ft at 2:54PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.72 ft at 3:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.71 ft at 3:06PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.69 ft at 3:12PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.68 ft at 3:18PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.65 ft at 3:24PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.64 ft at 3:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.63 ft at 3:36PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.62 ft at 3:42PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.61 ft at 3:48PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.59 ft at 3:54PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.58 ft at 4:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.57 ft at 4:06PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.55 ft at 4:12PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.55 ft at 4:18PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.54 ft at 4:24PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.54 ft at 4:42PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.54 ft at 4:48PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.54 ft at 4:54PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.55 ft at 5:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.55 ft at 5:06PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.56 ft at 5:12PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.57 ft at 5:18PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.57 ft at 5:24PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.57 ft at 5:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.58 ft at 5:36PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.58 ft at 5:42PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.6 ft at 5:48PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.6 ft at 5:54PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.61 ft at 6:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.62 ft at 6:06PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.62 ft at 6:12PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.63 ft at 6:18PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.65 ft at 6:24PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.66 ft at 6:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.67 ft at 6:36PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.67 ft at 6:42PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.69 ft at 6:54PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.7 ft at 7:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.72 ft at 7:06PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.73 ft at 7:12PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.73 ft at 7:18PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.74 ft at 7:24PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.75 ft at 7:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.76 ft at 7:36PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.78 ft at 7:42PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.79 ft at 7:48PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.8 ft at 7:54PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.81 ft at 8:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.81 ft at 8:06PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.82 ft at 8:12PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.82 ft at 8:18PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.83 ft at 8:24PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.82 ft at 8:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.82 ft at 8:36PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.82 ft at 8:42PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.83 ft at 9:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.83 ft at 9:06PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.84 ft at 9:12PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.84 ft at 9:18PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.84 ft at 9:24PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.85 ft at 9:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.85 ft at 9:36PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.85 ft at 9:42PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.83 ft at 9:48PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.82 ft at 9:54PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.81 ft at 10:00PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.79 ft at 10:06PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.78 ft at 10:12PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.77 ft at 10:18PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.76 ft at 10:24PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.76 ft at 10:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.75 ft at 10:36PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.74 ft at 10:42PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.74 ft at 10:48PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.69 ft at 11:06PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.67 ft at 11:12PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.65 ft at 11:18PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.64 ft at 11:24PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.62 ft at 11:30PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.61 ft at 11:36PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.59 ft at 11:42PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.56 ft at 11:48PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.54 ft at 11:54PM Feb 27, 2015Observed: 0.52 ft at 12:00AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 0.51 ft at 12:06AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 0.48 ft at 12:12AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 0.46 ft at 12:18AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 0.43 ft at 12:24AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 0.4 ft at 12:30AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 0.35 ft at 12:36AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 0.32 ft at 12:42AM Feb 28, 2015Observed: 0.23 ft at 1:06AM Feb 28, 2015National Ocean ServiceSLIM2(plotting HMIRG) Graph Created (1:52AM Feb 28, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.23 ft at 1:06 AM EST 28-Feb-2015. Flood Stage is 2.8 ft
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NOTE: Gauge reading affected by ocean tides.

NOTE: Gauge reading may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Patuxent River at Solomons Island. Only observed stages are available for this point.

Vertical Datum references a tidal datum...for more information see Tides and Currents .

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 5
Moderate Flood Stage: 4
Flood Stage: 2.8
Action Stage: 2.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
Currently none available.

Recent Crests
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3.1 Parking lots near Charles Street in Solomons begin to flood.
2.8 Charles Street and Williams Street in Solomons Island begin to flood.
2.5 Under certain conditions, water may begin to pool near storm drains between 2.5 and 2.7 feet on the Solomons Island gauge, but impacts are minimal.
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Latitude: 38.320000° N, Longitude: 76.450000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 2.8 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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Elevation
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NAVD88 -0.85 Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL -0.76 Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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