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New York Harbor at The Battery Tide Height (ft)Observed: 2.81 ft at 10:48PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 2.94 ft at 10:54PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.06 ft at 11:00PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.18 ft at 11:06PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.3 ft at 11:12PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.42 ft at 11:18PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.51 ft at 11:24PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.62 ft at 11:30PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.73 ft at 11:36PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.82 ft at 11:42PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.92 ft at 11:48PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 3.98 ft at 11:54PM Apr 21, 2014Observed: 4.05 ft at 12:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:06AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.23 ft at 12:12AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.31 ft at 12:18AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 12:24AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 12:30AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.56 ft at 12:36AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.64 ft at 12:42AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.7 ft at 12:48AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.79 ft at 12:54AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.83 ft at 1:00AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.91 ft at 1:06AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 4.96 ft at 1:12AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.02 ft at 1:18AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.06 ft at 1:24AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 5.1 ft at 1:30AM Apr 22, 2014Highest Observation: 5.12 ft at 1:36AM Apr 22, 2014Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:06PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:12PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:18PM Apr 23, 2014Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:24PM Apr 23, 2014Forecast: -0.06 ft 11:00AM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 0.22 ft 12:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 1.32 ft 1:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 2.66 ft 2:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 3.8 ft 3:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 4.58 ft 4:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 4.95 ft 5:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 4.82 ft 6:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 4.12 ft 7:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 3.1 ft 8:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 2.1 ft 9:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 1.16 ft 10:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 0.34 ft 11:00PM Apr 24, 2014Forecast: 0.15 ft 12:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 0.9 ft 1:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 2.16 ft 2:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3.38 ft 3:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 4.31 ft 4:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 4.87 ft 5:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 4.94 ft 6:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 4.44 ft 7:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3.43 ft 8:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 2.28 ft 9:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 1.22 ft 10:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 0.27 ft 11:00AM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: -0.25 ft 12:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 0.16 ft 1:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 1.38 ft 2:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 2.79 ft 3:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3.99 ft 4:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 4.85 ft 5:00PM Apr 25, 2014Highest Forecast: 5.26 ft 6:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 5.1 ft 7:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 4.32 ft 8:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 3.19 ft 9:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 2.05 ft 10:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 0.95 ft 11:00PM Apr 25, 2014Forecast: 0.06 ft 12:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: -0.07 ft 1:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 0.76 ft 2:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 2.07 ft 3:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 3.34 ft 4:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 4.34 ft 5:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 4.96 ft 6:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 5.04 ft 7:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 4.47 ft 8:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 3.36 ft 9:00AM Apr 26, 2014Forecast: 2.14 ft 10:00AM Apr 26, 2014NOAA National Ocean ServiceBATN6(plotting HMIRG) Graph Created (10:30AM Apr 24, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 8:00PM Apr 23)Latest observed value: 2.6 ft at 7:24 PM EDT 23-Apr-2014. Flood Stage is 7.2 ft
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Tide forecasts include only the astronomical forecast. Storm surge and wind affects may create conditions very different than this forecast. Please see NYCCFWOKX for storm-related departures.

Reliability of the Forecast: Forecast data shown here are guidance values only. Please refer to your local NWS office.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the New York Harbor at The Battery. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:10
Moderate Flood Stage:8.5
Flood Stage:7.2
Action Stage:7

Historical Crests
(1) 13.88 ft on 10/29/2012
(2) 10.02 ft on 09/12/1960
(3) 9.70 ft on 12/11/1992
(4) 9.51 ft on 08/28/2011
(5) 9.12 ft on 11/25/1950
(6) 8.92 ft on 03/06/1962
(7) 8.73 ft on 10/31/1991
(8) 8.53 ft on 03/29/1984
(9) 8.51 ft on 03/14/2010
(10) 8.36 ft on 03/14/1993
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(1) Tidal Gage at Battery, NY
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Latitude: 40.700000° N, Longitude: 74.013333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7.2 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available 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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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Battery gage data and forecast are in feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW)
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Upton, NY 11973
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