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Chesapeake Bay at BISHOPS HEAD Tide Height (ft)Observed: 1.54 ft at 10:36PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.56 ft at 10:42PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:48PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.62 ft at 10:54PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.68 ft at 11:06PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:12PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:18PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:24PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.71 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.73 ft at 11:36PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:42PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:48PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:54PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 1.77 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.71 ft at 12:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.72 ft at 12:12AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.74 ft at 12:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.72 ft at 12:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.66 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.59 ft at 12:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.53 ft at 12:42AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.51 ft at 12:48AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.5 ft at 12:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.49 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.46 ft at 1:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.41 ft at 1:12AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.39 ft at 1:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.43 ft at 1:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.38 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.28 ft at 1:42AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.26 ft at 1:48AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.16 ft at 1:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.14 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.06 ft at 2:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.05 ft at 2:12AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1 ft at 2:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.97 ft at 2:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.95 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.87 ft at 2:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.83 ft at 2:42AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.78 ft at 2:48AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.77 ft at 2:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.68 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.65 ft at 3:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.59 ft at 3:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.61 ft at 3:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.61 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.58 ft at 3:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.55 ft at 3:42AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.5 ft at 3:48AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.43 ft at 3:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.35 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.32 ft at 4:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.31 ft at 4:12AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.28 ft at 4:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.25 ft at 4:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.18 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.16 ft at 4:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.09 ft at 4:42AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.09 ft at 4:48AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.04 ft at 4:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.01 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0 ft at 5:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0 ft at 5:12AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.01 ft at 5:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.04 ft at 5:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.01 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.03 ft at 5:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.01 ft at 5:42AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.02 ft at 5:48AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.01 ft at 5:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.05 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.07 ft at 6:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.1 ft at 6:12AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.16 ft at 6:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.17 ft at 6:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.16 ft at 6:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.21 ft at 6:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.2 ft at 6:42AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.24 ft at 6:48AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.23 ft at 6:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.2 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.24 ft at 7:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.19 ft at 7:12AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.21 ft at 7:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.2 ft at 7:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.2 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.21 ft at 7:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.17 ft at 7:42AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.16 ft at 7:48AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.13 ft at 7:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.07 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.08 ft at 8:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.07 ft at 8:12AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.1 ft at 8:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.11 ft at 8:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.1 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.12 ft at 8:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.04 ft at 8:42AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.02 ft at 8:48AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.02 ft at 8:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.06 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.1 ft at 9:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.11 ft at 9:12AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.09 ft at 9:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.07 ft at 9:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.14 ft at 9:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.11 ft at 9:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.01 ft at 9:42AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.06 ft at 9:48AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.07 ft at 9:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.13 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.09 ft at 10:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.1 ft at 10:12AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.09 ft at 10:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.04 ft at 10:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.02 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.04 ft at 10:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.05 ft at 10:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.04 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.1 ft at 11:06AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.02 ft at 11:12AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.02 ft at 11:18AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.05 ft at 11:24AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.03 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.01 ft at 11:36AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.06 ft at 11:42AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.09 ft at 11:48AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.09 ft at 11:54AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.12 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.12 ft at 12:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.14 ft at 12:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.1 ft at 12:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.12 ft at 12:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.15 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.17 ft at 12:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.2 ft at 12:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.19 ft at 12:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.16 ft at 12:54PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.16 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.17 ft at 1:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.15 ft at 1:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.19 ft at 1:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.21 ft at 1:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.21 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.2 ft at 1:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.18 ft at 1:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.19 ft at 1:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.19 ft at 1:54PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.22 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.18 ft at 2:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.2 ft at 2:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.22 ft at 2:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.2 ft at 2:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.17 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.17 ft at 2:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.17 ft at 2:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.17 ft at 2:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.14 ft at 2:54PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.11 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.13 ft at 3:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.13 ft at 3:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.09 ft at 3:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.1 ft at 3:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.07 ft at 3:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.05 ft at 3:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.02 ft at 3:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.03 ft at 3:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0 ft at 3:54PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.05 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.06 ft at 4:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.04 ft at 4:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.1 ft at 4:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.1 ft at 4:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.13 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.15 ft at 4:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.15 ft at 4:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.16 ft at 4:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.15 ft at 4:54PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.2 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.23 ft at 5:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.23 ft at 5:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.27 ft at 5:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.29 ft at 5:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.27 ft at 5:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.29 ft at 5:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.3 ft at 5:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.32 ft at 5:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.35 ft at 5:54PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.37 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.38 ft at 6:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.39 ft at 6:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.4 ft at 6:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.4 ft at 6:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.37 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.4 ft at 6:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.39 ft at 6:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.41 ft at 6:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.4 ft at 6:54PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.4 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.39 ft at 7:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.39 ft at 7:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.36 ft at 7:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.37 ft at 7:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.34 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.32 ft at 7:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.29 ft at 7:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.27 ft at 7:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.22 ft at 8:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.18 ft at 8:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.14 ft at 8:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.11 ft at 8:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.08 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: -0.01 ft at 8:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.01 ft at 8:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.03 ft at 8:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.08 ft at 8:54PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.13 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.16 ft at 9:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.17 ft at 9:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.22 ft at 9:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.27 ft at 9:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.31 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.34 ft at 9:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.4 ft at 9:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.43 ft at 9:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.45 ft at 9:54PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.49 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.56 ft at 10:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.61 ft at 10:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.62 ft at 10:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.66 ft at 10:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.7 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.72 ft at 10:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.75 ft at 10:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.82 ft at 10:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.86 ft at 10:54PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.86 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.89 ft at 11:06PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.91 ft at 11:12PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.93 ft at 11:18PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.92 ft at 11:24PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.95 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.96 ft at 11:36PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 0.98 ft at 11:42PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1 ft at 11:48PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.03 ft at 11:54PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 1.01 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.03 ft at 12:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.04 ft at 12:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.06 ft at 12:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.05 ft at 12:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.06 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.05 ft at 12:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.06 ft at 12:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.05 ft at 12:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.05 ft at 12:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.04 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.04 ft at 1:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.04 ft at 1:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.03 ft at 1:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.02 ft at 1:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.02 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.01 ft at 1:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1 ft at 1:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.98 ft at 1:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.97 ft at 1:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.95 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.93 ft at 2:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.91 ft at 2:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.91 ft at 2:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.89 ft at 2:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.87 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.85 ft at 2:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.83 ft at 2:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.81 ft at 2:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.78 ft at 2:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.75 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.72 ft at 3:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.7 ft at 3:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.68 ft at 3:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.66 ft at 3:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.64 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.62 ft at 3:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.59 ft at 3:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.57 ft at 3:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.54 ft at 3:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.52 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.5 ft at 4:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.48 ft at 4:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.44 ft at 4:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.42 ft at 4:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.4 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.38 ft at 4:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.36 ft at 4:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.33 ft at 4:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.32 ft at 4:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.3 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.27 ft at 5:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.26 ft at 5:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.25 ft at 5:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.23 ft at 5:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.22 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.21 ft at 5:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.21 ft at 5:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.18 ft at 5:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.17 ft at 5:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.15 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.16 ft at 6:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.15 ft at 6:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.17 ft at 6:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.18 ft at 6:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.18 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.19 ft at 6:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.21 ft at 6:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.22 ft at 6:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.23 ft at 6:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.23 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.25 ft at 7:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.27 ft at 7:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.3 ft at 7:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.32 ft at 7:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.34 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.37 ft at 7:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.41 ft at 7:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.45 ft at 7:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.51 ft at 7:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.54 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.59 ft at 8:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.64 ft at 8:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.68 ft at 8:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.73 ft at 8:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.78 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.83 ft at 8:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.89 ft at 8:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.94 ft at 8:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1 ft at 8:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.06 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.11 ft at 9:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.16 ft at 9:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.22 ft at 9:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.27 ft at 9:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.33 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.39 ft at 9:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.44 ft at 9:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.5 ft at 9:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.55 ft at 9:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.66 ft at 10:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.7 ft at 10:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.75 ft at 10:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.83 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.91 ft at 10:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.96 ft at 10:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.99 ft at 10:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.01 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:06AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.07 ft at 11:12AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.09 ft at 11:18AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.11 ft at 11:24AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.13 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.15 ft at 11:36AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:42AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.17 ft at 11:48AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:54AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2018Highest Observation: 2.19 ft at 12:06PM Oct 22, 2018Highest Observation: 2.19 ft at 12:12PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:18PM Oct 22, 2018Highest Observation: 2.19 ft at 12:24PM Oct 22, 2018Highest Observation: 2.19 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2018Highest Observation: 2.19 ft at 12:36PM Oct 22, 2018Highest Observation: 2.19 ft at 12:42PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:48PM Oct 22, 2018Highest Observation: 2.19 ft at 12:54PM Oct 22, 2018Highest Observation: 2.19 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:06PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:12PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.17 ft at 1:18PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:24PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.15 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.14 ft at 1:36PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.13 ft at 1:42PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.12 ft at 1:48PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:54PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.1 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.08 ft at 2:06PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:12PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.04 ft at 2:18PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.02 ft at 2:24PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 2.01 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.98 ft at 2:36PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.95 ft at 2:42PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.91 ft at 2:48PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.88 ft at 2:54PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.86 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.83 ft at 3:06PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.8 ft at 3:12PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.77 ft at 3:18PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.74 ft at 3:24PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.69 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.66 ft at 3:36PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.63 ft at 3:42PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.6 ft at 3:48PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.58 ft at 3:54PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.55 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.5 ft at 4:06PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.47 ft at 4:12PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:18PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.41 ft at 4:24PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.39 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.35 ft at 4:36PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.33 ft at 4:42PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.29 ft at 4:48PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.26 ft at 4:54PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.23 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.2 ft at 5:06PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.15 ft at 5:12PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.12 ft at 5:18PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.09 ft at 5:24PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.07 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.04 ft at 5:36PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.02 ft at 5:42PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1 ft at 5:48PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.97 ft at 5:54PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.94 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.93 ft at 6:06PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.92 ft at 6:12PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.9 ft at 6:18PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.9 ft at 6:24PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.89 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.87 ft at 6:36PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.87 ft at 6:42PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.87 ft at 6:48PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.86 ft at 6:54PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.85 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.85 ft at 7:06PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.86 ft at 7:12PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.87 ft at 7:18PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.87 ft at 7:24PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.87 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.89 ft at 7:36PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.88 ft at 7:42PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.9 ft at 7:48PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.95 ft at 8:06PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 0.98 ft at 8:12PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.01 ft at 8:18PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.04 ft at 8:24PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.06 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.09 ft at 8:36PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.12 ft at 8:42PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.16 ft at 8:48PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.2 ft at 8:54PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.25 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.3 ft at 9:06PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.35 ft at 9:12PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.39 ft at 9:18PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.43 ft at 9:24PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.49 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.54 ft at 9:36PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.58 ft at 9:42PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:48PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:54PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.74 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 1.79 ft at 10:06PM Oct 22, 2018Forecast: 2 ft 11:00PM Oct 22, 2018Forecast: 2.5 ft 12:00AM Oct 23, 2018Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 1:00AM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 2.4 ft 2:00AM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 1.8 ft 3:00AM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 1.4 ft 4:00AM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 1 ft 5:00AM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 0.6 ft 6:00AM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 0.5 ft 7:00AM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 0.2 ft 8:00AM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 0.5 ft 9:00AM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 1 ft 10:00AM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 1.5 ft 11:00AM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 2 ft 12:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 2.2 ft 1:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 2.1 ft 2:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 1.7 ft 3:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 1.4 ft 4:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 0.9 ft 5:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 0.5 ft 6:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 0.1 ft 7:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 0 ft 8:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 0.1 ft 9:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 0.5 ft 10:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 0.9 ft 11:00PM Oct 23, 2018Forecast: 1.4 ft 12:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 1.6 ft 1:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 1.3 ft 3:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 0.9 ft 4:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 0.4 ft 5:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 0 ft 6:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: -0.3 ft 7:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: -0.4 ft 8:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: -0.3 ft 9:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 0 ft 10:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 0.6 ft 11:00AM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 1.1 ft 12:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 1.5 ft 1:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 1.5 ft 3:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 1.1 ft 4:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 0.7 ft 5:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 0.3 ft 6:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: -0.1 ft 7:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: -0.3 ft 8:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: -0.4 ft 9:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: -0.2 ft 10:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 0.2 ft 11:00PM Oct 24, 2018Forecast: 0.7 ft 12:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: 1.2 ft 1:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: 1.4 ft 2:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: 1.3 ft 3:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: 1 ft 4:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: 0.6 ft 5:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: 0.2 ft 6:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: -0.2 ft 7:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: -0.4 ft 8:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: -0.5 ft 9:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: -0.2 ft 10:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: 0.3 ft 11:00AM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: 0.9 ft 12:00PM Oct 25, 2018Forecast: 1.5 ft 1:00PM Oct 25, 2018NOS - National Ocean ServiceBISM2(plotting HMIRG) Graph Created (10:30PM Oct 22, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 2:11PM Oct 22)Latest observed value: 1.79 ft at 10:06 PM EDT 22-Oct-2018. Flood Stage is 3.2 ft
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NOTE: Tide Forecasts are a total water level forecast referenced to mean lower low water.  Please refer to Coastal Flood Advisories and Warnings for official water level forecasts during periods of coastal flooding.  During tropical cyclones, please refer here for additional storm surge information.

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NOTE: Forecasts for the Chesapeake Bay at BISHOPS HEAD are issued routinely year-round.

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

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 4.2
Moderate Flood Stage: 3.7
Flood Stage: 3.2
Action Stage: 3
Low Stage (in feet): -1

Historic Crests
(1) 4.50 ft on 03/07/2018
(2) 4.34 ft on 10/30/2012
(3) 4.32 ft on 04/16/2011
(4) 4.29 ft on 05/12/2008
(5) 4.27 ft on 02/09/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.50 ft on 03/07/2018
(2) 3.71 ft on 11/09/2017
(3) 3.45 ft on 11/06/2017
(4) 3.90 ft on 09/20/2017
(5) 3.51 ft on 08/30/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -1.78 ft on 01/03/2008
(2) -1.70 ft on 02/26/2012
(3) -1.48 ft on 02/24/2009
(4) -1.47 ft on 03/06/2007
(5) -1.43 ft on 01/21/2007
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Latitude: 38.220000° N, Longitude: 76.038333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NAVD88 -1.25 2.0 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 -0.50 2.75 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL -1.01 2.24 Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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