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USGS 01411330 Beach Thorofare at Margate NJ


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LOCATION.--Lat 39°20'15", long 74°30'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Margate City, Atlantic County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040302, on pier near southeast end of toll bridge on Margate-Northfield Road (County Route 563) at western edge of Margate City, 500 ft east of Pork Island, and 3.2 mi northeast of Great Egg Harbor Inlet.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Unpublished fragmentary gage-height record, June 1997 to March 2000. Continuous-record tide gage, April 2000 to May 2012, June 2013 to current year.
GAGE.--Tide elevation and water temperature recorder with telemetry and tidal crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is at 0.00 ft NAVD of 1988. To determine approximate elevations to NGVD of 1929, add 1.30 ft.
REMARKS.--The gage was temporarily removed on May 3, 2012 due to pier construction and was reinstalled on June 4, 2013. Periods of missing data are noted by dashed (---) lines.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum elevation, 8.1 ft, Oct 29, 2012, from high-water mark; minimum elevation, -5.24 ft, Mar 9, 2005, although a lower tide may have occurred during period of partially missing record on Feb 17, 2007.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum elevation known, 9.8 ft, adjusted to present datum, Mar 6 or 7, 1962, from high-water mark near the intersection of Washington and Atlantic Avenues in Margate City.

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The water temperature data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once/year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

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2020-04-10  2020-08-08
2007-10-01  2020-08-08


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