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New York Harbor at The Battery Tide Height (ft)Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:36AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.21 ft at 2:42AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:48AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.48 ft at 2:54AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 3:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.77 ft at 3:06AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.92 ft at 3:12AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.07 ft at 3:18AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:24AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.53 ft at 3:36AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.64 ft at 3:42AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.76 ft at 3:48AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.9 ft at 3:54AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.06 ft at 4:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.19 ft at 4:06AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.32 ft at 4:12AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.45 ft at 4:18AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.57 ft at 4:24AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.7 ft at 4:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.81 ft at 4:36AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.9 ft at 4:42AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.99 ft at 4:48AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.08 ft at 4:54AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.15 ft at 5:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:06AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.29 ft at 5:12AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.35 ft at 5:18AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.41 ft at 5:24AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.5 ft at 5:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.55 ft at 5:36AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.57 ft at 5:42AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.63 ft at 5:48AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.69 ft at 5:54AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.79 ft at 6:06AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.85 ft at 6:12AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:18AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.88 ft at 6:24AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.84 ft at 6:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.86 ft at 6:36AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.91 ft at 6:42AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.91 ft at 6:48AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:54AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:06AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:12AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.82 ft at 7:18AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.73 ft at 7:24AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.68 ft at 7:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.61 ft at 7:36AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:42AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.45 ft at 7:48AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.32 ft at 7:54AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.18 ft at 8:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.1 ft at 8:06AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.96 ft at 8:12AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.83 ft at 8:18AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.69 ft at 8:24AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.61 ft at 8:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.49 ft at 8:36AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.41 ft at 8:42AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.28 ft at 8:48AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.15 ft at 8:54AM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.91 ft at 9:06AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.77 ft at 9:12AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.62 ft at 9:18AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.46 ft at 9:24AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.27 ft at 9:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.12 ft at 9:36AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.96 ft at 9:42AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.83 ft at 9:48AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:54AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.53 ft at 10:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:06AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.3 ft at 10:12AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.2 ft at 10:18AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.1 ft at 10:24AM May 04, 2016Observed: 2 ft at 10:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.92 ft at 10:36AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.86 ft at 10:42AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:48AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.75 ft at 10:54AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.64 ft at 11:00AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.52 ft at 11:06AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.46 ft at 11:12AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.38 ft at 11:18AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.3 ft at 11:24AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.22 ft at 11:30AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.16 ft at 11:36AM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.08 ft at 11:42AM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.95 ft at 11:48AM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.86 ft at 11:54AM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.73 ft at 12:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.66 ft at 12:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.59 ft at 12:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.53 ft at 12:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.43 ft at 12:24PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.39 ft at 12:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.35 ft at 12:36PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.31 ft at 12:42PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.28 ft at 12:48PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.27 ft at 12:54PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.27 ft at 1:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.25 ft at 1:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.26 ft at 1:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.28 ft at 1:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.3 ft at 1:24PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.35 ft at 1:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.4 ft at 1:36PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.49 ft at 1:42PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.54 ft at 1:48PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.64 ft at 1:54PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.75 ft at 2:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 0.88 ft at 2:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.02 ft at 2:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.15 ft at 2:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.3 ft at 2:24PM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.47 ft at 2:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.63 ft at 2:36PM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.81 ft at 2:42PM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.97 ft at 2:48PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:54PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.34 ft at 3:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.5 ft at 3:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.7 ft at 3:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.87 ft at 3:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.06 ft at 3:24PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.25 ft at 3:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.43 ft at 3:36PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.61 ft at 3:42PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.78 ft at 3:48PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:54PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.13 ft at 4:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.29 ft at 4:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.45 ft at 4:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.62 ft at 4:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.82 ft at 4:24PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.94 ft at 4:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.64 ft at 5:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.84 ft at 5:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.88 ft at 5:24PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.94 ft at 5:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.05 ft at 5:36PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.13 ft at 5:42PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.18 ft at 5:48PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.26 ft at 5:54PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.37 ft at 6:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.42 ft at 6:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.49 ft at 6:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.52 ft at 6:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.58 ft at 6:24PM May 04, 2016Highest Observation: 6.62 ft at 6:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.57 ft at 6:36PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.57 ft at 6:42PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.59 ft at 6:48PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.56 ft at 6:54PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.58 ft at 7:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.6 ft at 7:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.58 ft at 7:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.56 ft at 7:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.55 ft at 7:24PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.55 ft at 7:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.52 ft at 7:36PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.5 ft at 7:42PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.45 ft at 7:48PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.28 ft at 8:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.17 ft at 8:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 6.08 ft at 8:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.98 ft at 8:24PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.93 ft at 8:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:36PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.75 ft at 8:42PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.68 ft at 8:48PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.59 ft at 8:54PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.48 ft at 9:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.38 ft at 9:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.28 ft at 9:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.15 ft at 9:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 5.08 ft at 9:24PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.96 ft at 9:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.85 ft at 9:36PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.74 ft at 9:42PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.6 ft at 9:48PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.42 ft at 9:54PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.25 ft at 10:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 4.08 ft at 10:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.92 ft at 10:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.77 ft at 10:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.65 ft at 10:24PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.49 ft at 10:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.36 ft at 10:36PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.21 ft at 10:42PM May 04, 2016Observed: 3.09 ft at 10:48PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.97 ft at 10:54PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:00PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 11:06PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:12PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.48 ft at 11:18PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.38 ft at 11:24PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:30PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.17 ft at 11:36PM May 04, 2016Observed: 2.06 ft at 11:42PM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:48PM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.87 ft at 11:54PM May 04, 2016Observed: 1.77 ft at 12:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:06AM May 05, 2016Observed: 1.55 ft at 12:12AM May 05, 2016Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:18AM May 05, 2016Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:24AM May 05, 2016Observed: 1.22 ft at 12:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 1.14 ft at 12:36AM May 05, 2016Observed: 1.07 ft at 12:42AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.98 ft at 12:48AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.91 ft at 12:54AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.81 ft at 1:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.73 ft at 1:06AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.67 ft at 1:12AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.62 ft at 1:18AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.58 ft at 1:24AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.53 ft at 1:30AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.5 ft at 1:36AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.49 ft at 1:42AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.48 ft at 1:48AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.49 ft at 1:54AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.51 ft at 2:00AM May 05, 2016Observed: 0.55 ft at 2:06AM May 05, 2016NOAA National Ocean ServiceBATN6(plotting HMIRG) Graph Created (2:30AM May 5, 2016)ObservedLatest observed value: 0.55 ft at 2:06 AM EDT 5-May-2016. Flood Stage is 7.2 ft
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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
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic 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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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.88 ft on 10/29/2012
(2) 9.51 ft on 08/28/2011
(3) 8.51 ft on 03/14/2010
(4) 8.29 ft on 03/20/1996
(5) 8.36 ft on 03/14/1993
(6) 9.70 ft on 12/11/1992
(7) 8.73 ft on 10/31/1991
(8) 8.23 ft on 09/27/1985
(9) 8.53 ft on 03/29/1984
(10) 8.12 ft on 01/23/1966
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

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Latitude: 40.700000° N, Longitude: 74.013333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 7.2 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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Elevation
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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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