Station Information

Station ID: 299
Latitude: 36.946667
Longitude: -76.33
Coastline code: 960
Station code: 71
Time span of data: 1927 – 2023
Completeness (%): 99
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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Hampton Roads 960/071 RLR(1964) is 10.6m below BM6

Documentation added 2011-08-11

Using NOAA data RLR diagram has been re-drawn. Primary benchmark is now 8610 G 2006 4.315m above TGZ benchmark 6 1927 relates to the previously named BM6. Value in Epoch 1960-1978 5.197m above gauge datum, Epoch 1983-2001 value 5.198m. This benchmark no longer appears in the NOAA listing. The station name has also been re-arranged to agree with 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