USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01484670 REHOBOTH BAY AT DEWEY BEACH, DE
LOCATION - Lat 38°41'24.7", long 75°04'42.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Sussex County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040303, on northeast shore of Rehoboth Bay, south of Head of Bay Cove, at Dewey Beach, and at west end of Rodney Avenue and on end of pier at Pier Point Marina.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not determined.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1985 to September 1997, November 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to October 1, 2014, at datum 0.78 ft higher (0.00 ft above NGVD29). Prior to May 21, 2019, at site 2,300 feet northwest at datums noted.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Storm of March 1962 reached a stage of 7.0 ft, NGVD29 (6.2 ft, NAVD88), from floodmark.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 5.34 ft, NGVD29 (4.56 ft, NAVD88), Oct. 29, 2012; minimum elevation, unknown.