USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
01409125 BARNEGAT BAY AT BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ
LOCATION - Lat 39°45'39", long 74°06'38" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Barnegat Light Borough, Ocean County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040301, on an elevated three-pile structure at U.S. Coast Guard Station in Barnegat Light, 0.5 mi southwest of Barnegat Inlet, and 4.4 mi east of Pebble Beach in Barnegat Township.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Annual maximum tide, water years 1965-1980. Unpublished fragmentary gage-height record, September 1997 to October 2000. Continuous-record tide gage, November 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Tide elevation, water temperature, precipitation, air temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind speed, and wind direction recorder with telemetry and tidal crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is at 0.00 ft NAVD of 1988. To determine approximate elevation in NGVD of 1929, add 1.26 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 4.93 ft, Dec 11, 1992, adjusted to present datum, from mark on discontinued tidal crest-stage gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 5.21 ft, Oct 29, 2012; minimum elevation, -4.25 ft, Mar 9, 2005, although a lower tide likely occurred during period of missing record on Feb 16, 2007.