Station Information

Station ID: 224
Latitude: 38.781667
Longitude: -75.12
Coastline code: 960
Station code: 85
Time span of data: 1919 – 2023
Completeness (%): 77
Date of last update: 10 Jan 2024

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric Station

Please note: In many cases, the station position in our database is accurate to only one minute. Thus, the tide gauge may not appear to be on the coast.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: CHL1
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 747: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Lewes, Delaware 960/085 RLR(1971) is 10.2m below BM36

Documentation added 2011-08-11

Using data extracted from the NOAA website the RLR diagram has been re-drawn. The Primary benchmark now appears to be NO 20 1975 3.99m above the gauge datum. The previously used PSMSL benchmark BM36 4.651m above gauge datum no longer appears on the NOAA website.

Data Authority

N.O.A.A. / N.O.S.
N/oes33, Ssmc4, Room 6531
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring,
MD 20910