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St. George Creek at Straits Point Tide Height (ft)Observed: 1.33 ft at 11:00PM May 15, 2018Observed: 1.79 ft at 12:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 2.56 ft at 1:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 2.79 ft at 2:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 2.63 ft at 3:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 2.62 ft at 4:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 2.31 ft at 5:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 1.8 ft at 6:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 1.25 ft at 7:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 0.91 ft at 8:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 0.68 ft at 9:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 0.64 ft at 10:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 0.79 ft at 11:00AM May 16, 2018Observed: 1.22 ft at 12:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 1.72 ft at 1:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 2.05 ft at 2:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 2.22 ft at 3:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 2.19 ft at 4:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 2.04 ft at 5:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 1.73 ft at 6:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 1.3 ft at 7:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 0.9 ft at 8:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 0.64 ft at 9:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 0.62 ft at 10:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 0.94 ft at 11:00PM May 16, 2018Observed: 1.41 ft at 12:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 1.88 ft at 1:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 2.53 ft at 3:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 2.61 ft at 4:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 2.47 ft at 5:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 2.11 ft at 6:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 1.66 ft at 7:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 1.25 ft at 8:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 0.96 ft at 9:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 0.8 ft at 10:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 0.85 ft at 11:00AM May 17, 2018Observed: 1.15 ft at 12:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 1.68 ft at 1:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 2.13 ft at 2:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 2.41 ft at 3:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 2.55 ft at 4:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 2.48 ft at 5:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 2.2 ft at 6:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 1.82 ft at 7:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 1.41 ft at 8:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 1.06 ft at 9:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 0.88 ft at 10:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 0.92 ft at 11:00PM May 17, 2018Observed: 1.31 ft at 12:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 1.84 ft at 1:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.31 ft at 2:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.65 ft at 3:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.84 ft at 4:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.92 ft at 5:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.72 ft at 6:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.05 ft at 8:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 1.64 ft at 9:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 1.37 ft at 10:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 1.23 ft at 11:00AM May 18, 2018Observed: 1.32 ft at 12:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 1.58 ft at 1:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 1.99 ft at 2:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.42 ft at 3:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.74 ft at 4:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.82 ft at 5:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.69 ft at 6:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 2.03 ft at 8:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 1.69 ft at 9:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 1.36 ft at 10:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 1.16 ft at 11:00PM May 18, 2018Observed: 1.21 ft at 12:00AM May 19, 2018Observed: 1.5 ft at 1:00AM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.03 ft at 2:00AM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.51 ft at 3:00AM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.83 ft at 4:00AM May 19, 2018Highest Observation: 3 ft at 5:00AM May 19, 2018Highest Observation: 3 ft at 6:00AM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.84 ft at 7:00AM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.51 ft at 8:00AM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.13 ft at 9:00AM May 19, 2018Observed: 1.8 ft at 10:00AM May 19, 2018Observed: 1.51 ft at 11:00AM May 19, 2018Observed: 1.41 ft at 12:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 1.5 ft at 1:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 1.84 ft at 2:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.23 ft at 3:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.57 ft at 4:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.81 ft at 5:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.88 ft at 6:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.84 ft at 7:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.57 ft at 8:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 2.2 ft at 9:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 1.5 ft at 11:00PM May 19, 2018Observed: 1.29 ft at 12:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 1.29 ft at 1:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 1.59 ft at 2:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 2.04 ft at 3:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 2.71 ft at 5:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 2.85 ft at 6:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 2.85 ft at 7:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 2.64 ft at 8:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 2.29 ft at 9:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 1.53 ft at 11:00AM May 20, 2018Observed: 1.27 ft at 12:00PM May 20, 2018Observed: 1.1 ft at 1:00PM May 20, 2018Observed: 1.13 ft at 2:00PM May 20, 2018Observed: 1.38 ft at 3:00PM May 20, 2018Observed: 1.77 ft at 4:00PM May 20, 2018Observed: 2.06 ft at 5:00PM May 20, 2018Observed: 2.22 ft at 6:00PM May 20, 2018Observed: 2.27 ft at 7:00PM May 20, 2018Observed: 2.15 ft at 8:00PM May 20, 2018Observed: 1.87 ft at 9:00PM May 20, 2018Observed: 1.54 ft at 10:00PM May 20, 2018Forecast: 1.1 ft 11:00PM May 20, 2018Forecast: 0.9 ft 12:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 0.7 ft 1:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 0.7 ft 2:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 0.7 ft 3:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1 ft 4:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.4 ft 5:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.7 ft 6:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.7 ft 7:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.7 ft 8:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.5 ft 9:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.1 ft 10:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 0.8 ft 11:00AM May 21, 2018Forecast: 0.5 ft 12:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 0.2 ft 1:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 0.1 ft 2:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 0.2 ft 3:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 0.4 ft 4:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 0.7 ft 5:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.1 ft 6:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.3 ft 7:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.5 ft 8:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.5 ft 9:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.4 ft 10:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 1.1 ft 11:00PM May 21, 2018Forecast: 0.8 ft 12:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 0.5 ft 1:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 0.3 ft 2:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 0.4 ft 3:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 0.7 ft 4:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1 ft 5:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.3 ft 6:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.6 ft 7:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.7 ft 8:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.8 ft 9:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.6 ft 10:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.4 ft 11:00AM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.1 ft 12:00PM May 22, 2018Forecast: 0.8 ft 1:00PM May 22, 2018Forecast: 0.5 ft 2:00PM May 22, 2018Forecast: 0.4 ft 3:00PM May 22, 2018Forecast: 0.5 ft 4:00PM May 22, 2018Forecast: 0.9 ft 5:00PM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.3 ft 6:00PM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.6 ft 7:00PM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.8 ft 8:00PM May 22, 2018Forecast: 2 ft 9:00PM May 22, 2018Highest Forecast: 2.1 ft 10:00PM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.8 ft 11:00PM May 22, 2018Forecast: 1.5 ft 12:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 1.1 ft 1:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 0.8 ft 2:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 0.6 ft 3:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 0.6 ft 4:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 0.8 ft 5:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 1.2 ft 6:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 1.4 ft 7:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 1.6 ft 8:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 1.8 ft 9:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 1.9 ft 10:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 1.8 ft 11:00AM May 23, 2018Forecast: 1.5 ft 12:00PM May 23, 2018Forecast: 1.2 ft 1:00PM May 23, 2018SGSM2(plotting HMIRZ) Graph Created (10:53PM May 20, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 2:11PM May 20)Latest observed value: 1.54 ft at 10:00 PM EDT 20-May-2018. Flood Stage is 3 ft
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NOTE:  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: Forecasts for the St. George Creek at Straits Point 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: 5
Moderate Flood Stage: 3.5
Flood Stage: 3
Action Stage: 2.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 4.25 ft on 10/05/2015
(2) 3.98 ft on 02/09/2016
(3) 3.81 ft on 09/30/2016
(4) 3.77 ft on 10/06/2015
(5) 3.74 ft on 10/02/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 2.75 ft on 12/05/2017
(2) 3.06 ft on 11/16/2017
(3) 2.81 ft on 11/16/2017
(4) 2.95 ft on 11/10/2017
(5) 3.57 ft on 11/10/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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5 Significant and widespread inundation is occurring along the lower Tidal Potomac and adjacent tidal tributaries. Numerous roads and structures are affected.
3.5 Water covers roads on St. Georges Island, is in yards, and approaching structures. To the east, inundation is occurring at multiple marinas off St. Mary's River, Smith Creek, and Jutland Creek.
3 Yards are flooded on Saint George Island, and water will begin covering the road leading to the island, especially if there is wave action.
2.7 Water begins to go over a portion of the bulkhead near the Straits Point bridge, and also covers yards in the St Georges Creek and St Marys River areas.
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Latitude: 38.138333° N, Longitude: 76.500000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 3 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
Other Not Available 2.7 MLLW
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