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LOCATION.--Lat 38°35'29.5", long. 75°12'41.7", Sussex County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040303, on left bank
   attached to a privately owned fishing pier, at Seals Point, 1.9 miles west of Oak Orchard.
DRAINAGE AREA.--Not determined.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1991 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is  0.00 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88).
   Prior to October 1, 2014, at datum 0.78 ft higher (0.00 ft above NGVD29). 
REMARKS.--This is a tidal station. Discharges are not determined at this location. U.S. Geological
   Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum elevation, 6.99 ft, NGVD29, Feb. 5, 1998; minimum elevation, -3.53 ft,
   NAVD88, March 15, 2017.
COOPERATION.--Funding for this station is provided by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources
   and Environmental Control through the Delaware Geological Survey, and the Delaware Department of Transportation.
CRITICAL LEVELS.--Top of pier; 2.72 ft NAVD88, information provided by U.S. Geological Survey.
Note - In order to convert historic water level data stored in NGVD29 datum to the current NAVD88 datum
users must apply the known -0.78 ft. datum shift, as calculated for this location using VERTCON.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Dover office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00065 Gage height(Tid.,Tid.) 2005-10-01  2014-09-29
62620 Elevation, ocean/est(Tid.,Tid.) 2014-10-01  2018-12-12

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