Skip Navigation Link weather.gov  
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
Image background of Navigation bar Left
Bookmark and Share Navigation Bar End Cap

  
 
Hydrograph River at a Glance Download
Chesapeake Bay at BISHOPS HEAD Tide Height (ft)Observed: 1.74 ft at 5:06AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.77 ft at 5:12AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.81 ft at 5:18AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.85 ft at 5:24AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.91 ft at 5:36AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.93 ft at 5:42AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.94 ft at 5:48AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.96 ft at 5:54AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.98 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2 ft at 6:06AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.02 ft at 6:12AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:18AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:24AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:36AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.06 ft at 6:42AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:48AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:54AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.09 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.08 ft at 7:06AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:12AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.07 ft at 7:18AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:24AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:36AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.05 ft at 7:42AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.04 ft at 7:48AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.03 ft at 7:54AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:06AM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:12AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.99 ft at 8:18AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.98 ft at 8:24AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.96 ft at 8:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.95 ft at 8:36AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:42AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.92 ft at 8:48AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.9 ft at 8:54AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.88 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.86 ft at 9:06AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.82 ft at 9:12AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 9:18AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.76 ft at 9:24AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 9:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.71 ft at 9:36AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 9:42AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.65 ft at 9:48AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 9:54AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 10:06AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 10:12AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 10:18AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.47 ft at 10:24AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.43 ft at 10:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 10:36AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.37 ft at 10:42AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 10:48AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.26 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.23 ft at 11:06AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.2 ft at 11:12AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.17 ft at 11:18AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.16 ft at 11:24AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.13 ft at 11:30AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.09 ft at 11:36AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 11:42AM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 11:48AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.99 ft at 11:54AM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 12:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.93 ft at 12:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 12:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 12:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 12:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.86 ft at 12:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.85 ft at 12:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.83 ft at 12:48PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 12:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 1:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 1:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 1:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.79 ft at 1:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 1:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.78 ft at 1:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 1:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 1:48PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.8 ft at 1:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.82 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.83 ft at 2:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.84 ft at 2:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.87 ft at 2:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 2:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.91 ft at 2:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.93 ft at 2:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 2:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 0.98 ft at 2:48PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.02 ft at 2:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.04 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 3:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 3:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.15 ft at 3:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.2 ft at 3:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.24 ft at 3:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.29 ft at 3:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 3:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 3:48PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.43 ft at 3:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.47 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 4:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.56 ft at 4:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.63 ft at 4:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 4:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 4:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.82 ft at 4:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.89 ft at 4:48PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.92 ft at 4:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 1.98 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.03 ft at 5:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.07 ft at 5:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.1 ft at 5:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.13 ft at 5:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 5:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 5:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 5:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 5:48PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 5:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.36 ft at 6:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 6:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.43 ft at 6:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.45 ft at 6:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.47 ft at 6:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 6:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 6:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 6:48PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 6:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 7:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 7:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 7:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 7:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.63 ft at 8:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 8:48PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 8:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.61 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 9:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 9:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 9:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.54 ft at 9:48PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.5 ft at 10:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.49 ft at 10:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.47 ft at 10:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.47 ft at 10:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.44 ft at 10:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.41 ft at 10:48PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 10:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:06PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 11:12PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 11:18PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:24PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 11:30PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 11:36PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 11:42PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 11:48PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:54PM May 25, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.19 ft at 12:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 12:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 12:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 12:24AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.16 ft at 12:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.13 ft at 12:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.13 ft at 12:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.13 ft at 12:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.13 ft at 12:54AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.13 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 1:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 1:24AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 1:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 1:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 1:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.09 ft at 2:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 2:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.15 ft at 2:24AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.25 ft at 2:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 2:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 2:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 2:54AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 3:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.27 ft at 3:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 3:24AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 3:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.41 ft at 3:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.44 ft at 3:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 3:54AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.58 ft at 4:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.6 ft at 4:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 4:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 4:24AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.69 ft at 4:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 4:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 4:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.82 ft at 4:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:54AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.86 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.91 ft at 5:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 5:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.94 ft at 5:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.96 ft at 5:24AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.97 ft at 5:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.99 ft at 5:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 5:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 5:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 5:54AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.13 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.15 ft at 6:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.18 ft at 6:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.2 ft at 6:24AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.19 ft at 6:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 6:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.23 ft at 6:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.25 ft at 6:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.27 ft at 6:54AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.27 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.28 ft at 7:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.28 ft at 7:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.28 ft at 7:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.29 ft at 7:24AM May 26, 2019Highest Observation: 3.3 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2019Highest Observation: 3.3 ft at 7:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.28 ft at 7:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:54AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.26 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.24 ft at 8:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.23 ft at 8:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.22 ft at 8:24AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.21 ft at 8:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.18 ft at 8:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.16 ft at 8:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.14 ft at 8:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.11 ft at 8:54AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.09 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.05 ft at 9:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.03 ft at 9:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 9:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.98 ft at 9:24AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 9:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 9:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.88 ft at 9:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.85 ft at 9:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.82 ft at 9:54AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.77 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.72 ft at 10:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.68 ft at 10:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.65 ft at 10:24AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.62 ft at 10:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.59 ft at 10:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.55 ft at 10:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.48 ft at 10:54AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.43 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 11:06AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.37 ft at 11:12AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 11:18AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.3 ft at 11:24AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 11:30AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.22 ft at 11:36AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:42AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.14 ft at 11:48AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:54AM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.07 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.03 ft at 12:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2 ft at 12:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.97 ft at 12:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.94 ft at 12:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.86 ft at 12:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.83 ft at 12:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:48PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.76 ft at 12:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 1:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.67 ft at 1:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.64 ft at 1:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 1:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.56 ft at 1:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.54 ft at 1:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.51 ft at 1:48PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 1:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.49 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.46 ft at 2:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 2:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.39 ft at 2:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 2:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.37 ft at 2:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 2:48PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.35 ft at 2:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.35 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 3:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 3:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 3:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 3:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 3:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 3:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.35 ft at 3:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 3:48PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 3:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.36 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.38 ft at 4:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.39 ft at 4:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.4 ft at 4:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.42 ft at 4:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.47 ft at 4:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.5 ft at 4:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.53 ft at 4:48PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.56 ft at 4:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.59 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 5:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 5:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.69 ft at 5:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.73 ft at 5:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.79 ft at 5:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.82 ft at 5:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.84 ft at 5:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.87 ft at 5:48PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.88 ft at 5:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.95 ft at 6:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.01 ft at 6:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.03 ft at 6:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.05 ft at 6:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.1 ft at 6:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.1 ft at 6:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.14 ft at 6:48PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 6:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.21 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 7:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 7:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 7:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.32 ft at 7:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.34 ft at 7:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.37 ft at 7:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 7:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.38 ft at 8:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 8:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 8:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.4 ft at 8:48PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.39 ft at 8:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.37 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.33 ft at 9:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.31 ft at 9:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.28 ft at 9:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.26 ft at 9:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.23 ft at 9:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:48PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.17 ft at 9:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.14 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.12 ft at 10:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.11 ft at 10:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.07 ft at 10:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2.02 ft at 10:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 2 ft at 10:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.97 ft at 10:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.94 ft at 10:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.9 ft at 10:48PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.84 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.8 ft at 11:06PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.76 ft at 11:12PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 11:18PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.7 ft at 11:24PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.66 ft at 11:30PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 11:36PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.61 ft at 11:42PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.6 ft at 11:48PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.55 ft at 11:54PM May 26, 2019Observed: 1.48 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:06AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.47 ft at 12:12AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 12:18AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.43 ft at 12:24AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.37 ft at 12:30AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.35 ft at 12:36AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.39 ft at 12:42AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 12:48AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:54AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.34 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.32 ft at 1:06AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.22 ft at 1:12AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.2 ft at 1:18AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.17 ft at 1:24AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.11 ft at 1:30AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.1 ft at 1:36AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:42AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.07 ft at 1:48AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.08 ft at 1:54AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.06 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.03 ft at 2:06AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.98 ft at 2:12AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 2:18AM May 27, 2019Observed: 1.01 ft at 2:24AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 2:30AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 2:36AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 2:42AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 2:48AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 2:54AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.92 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.9 ft at 3:06AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 3:12AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.88 ft at 3:18AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 3:24AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.95 ft at 3:30AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.96 ft at 3:36AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 3:42AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.93 ft at 3:48AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 3:54AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.89 ft at 4:00AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.94 ft at 4:06AM May 27, 2019Observed: 0.97 ft at 4:12AM May 27, 2019Forecast: 2 ft 6:00AM May 27, 2019Forecast: 2.3 ft 7:00AM May 27, 2019Forecast: 2.3 ft 8:00AM May 27, 2019Forecast: 2.3 ft 9:00AM May 27, 2019Forecast: 2.2 ft 10:00AM May 27, 2019Forecast: 2 ft 11:00AM May 27, 2019Forecast: 1.7 ft 12:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 1.3 ft 1:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 1.1 ft 2:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 0.9 ft 3:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 0.9 ft 4:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 1.1 ft 5:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 1.5 ft 6:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 1.8 ft 7:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 2.1 ft 8:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 2.4 ft 9:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 2.4 ft 10:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 2.3 ft 11:00PM May 27, 2019Forecast: 2 ft 12:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.7 ft 1:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.6 ft 2:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.4 ft 3:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.3 ft 4:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.4 ft 5:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.7 ft 6:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 2 ft 7:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 2.3 ft 8:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 2.5 ft 9:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 2.5 ft 10:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 2.5 ft 11:00AM May 28, 2019Forecast: 2.2 ft 12:00PM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.9 ft 1:00PM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.5 ft 2:00PM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.3 ft 3:00PM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.2 ft 4:00PM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.1 ft 5:00PM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.4 ft 6:00PM May 28, 2019Forecast: 1.7 ft 7:00PM May 28, 2019Forecast: 2.1 ft 8:00PM May 28, 2019Forecast: 2.4 ft 9:00PM May 28, 2019Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 10:00PM May 28, 2019Highest Forecast: 2.6 ft 11:00PM May 28, 2019Forecast: 2.4 ft 12:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 2.1 ft 1:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 1.8 ft 2:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 1.5 ft 3:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 1.3 ft 4:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 1.3 ft 5:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 1.3 ft 6:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 1.6 ft 7:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 1.9 ft 8:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 2.2 ft 9:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 2.4 ft 10:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 2.4 ft 11:00AM May 29, 2019Forecast: 2.2 ft 12:00PM May 29, 2019Forecast: 1.9 ft 1:00PM May 29, 2019Forecast: 1.5 ft 2:00PM May 29, 2019NOS - National Ocean ServiceBISM2(plotting HMIRG) Graph Created (5:00AM May 27, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 3:56PM May 26)Latest observed value: 0.97 ft at 4:12 AM EDT 27-May-2019. Flood Stage is 3.2 ft
Printable Image
About this graph
Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (EDT)
XML Data
RSS Files
Datum: Not Available
Metadata
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.

NOTE: Please click here for Coastal Flooding Thresholds definitions.

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 .

Return to Area Map
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) 4.30 ft on 09/11/2018
(5) 4.29 ft on 05/12/2008
Show More Historic Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 3.54 ft on 04/20/2019 (P)
(2) 3.24 ft on 02/18/2019
(3) 3.80 ft on 01/20/2019
(4) 3.40 ft on 01/05/2019
(5) 3.65 ft on 12/21/2018
Show More Recent Crests

(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
Show More Low Water Records
Zoom Level:11
KML Image
Gauge LocationGauge Map Marker
Disclaimer
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos Collapse
If you notice any errors in the below information, please contact our Webmaster
Photos
(1) Bishop Head Tidal Gage looking southwest
About This Location Collapse

Latitude: 38.220000° N, Longitude: 76.038333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 3.2 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
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
Other Not Available Not Available  
Additional Information Collapse

Hydromet Outlook
24 Hour Hydrometerological Outlook Link to Graphic
Hydro Forecast Discussion
Hydrologist's Forecast Discussion
Significant Flood Outlook
Significant River Flood Outlook Link to Graphic
Flash Flood Guidance
Flash Flood Guidance Link to Graphic

Additional Water and Weather Topics from the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Center (MARFC):
MARFC Home Page, Current Hazards, Current Conditions James River, Current Conditions Appomattox River,
Water Resources, Observed precipitation, Radar, Tropical Weather, Climate,
Flood History, About the MARFC,
Contact Us


Resources Collapse
Hydrologic Resources Additional Resources
Collaborative Agencies Collapse
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
NWS Information
National Weather Service
Wakefield Weather Forecast Office
10009 General Mahone Hwy
Wakefield, VA 23888
(757) 899-4200
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 4-Mar-2019 11:30 PM
Disclaimer
Credits
Glossary
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities