"Son of Ida": November 2009

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     Flood waters cover the playground at Gloucester Point Park. Thursday, Nov 12 2009 at 5:00 pm EST.  Photo by David Forrest.
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     Entrance to the VIMS Boat Basin. Thursday, Nov 12 2009 at 4:30 pm EST.  Photo by David Forrest.
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     Coastal flooding in Hayes, Virginia.  Photo by Joe Cope.
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     A vehicle navigates a flooded road in Hayes, Virginia.  Photo by Joe Cope.
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     The Gloucester Point Public Fishing Pier. Thursday, Nov 12 2009 at 4:29 pm EST.  Photo by David Forrest.
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     The Gloucester Point Public Boat Ramp. Thursday, Nov 12, 2009. 9:08 am EST.   Photo by David Forrest.
  • Greate Road
    Greate Road  Gloucester Point, Virginia with storm surge from the nor'easter covering Greate Road. 5 pm EST on Thursday November 12 2009.  Photo by Stephanie K. Salisbury.
  • Eastern Shore Lab
    Eastern Shore Lab  Flooding of the Hatchery Building at the VIMS Eastern Shore Laboratory in Wachapreague, Virginia. 5pm on November 12th, 2009.  Photo by Mark Luckenbach.
  • VIMS Eastern Shore Lab
    VIMS Eastern Shore Lab  Flooding near the VIMS Eastern Shore Laboratory in Wachapreague, Virginia. Photo by Mark Luckenbach around 5pm on November 12th, 2009.  Photo by Mark Luckenbach.
  • Boat Basin
    Boat Basin  The VIMS Boat Basin. 8:03 am. Thursday, November 12, 2009.  
  • Aquaculture Facility
    Aquaculture Facility  Flood waters affect the Aquaculture Facility in the VIMS Boat Basin. 8:02 am on Thursday, November 12, 2009.  
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     Flood waters in Franklin Hall in the VIMS Boat Basin. 7:49 am on Thursday, November 12, 2009.  
  • Franklin Hall
    Franklin Hall  Flood waters in Franklin Hall in the VIMS Boat Basin. 7:52 am on Thursday, November 12, 2009.  
  • Bay Eagle
    Bay Eagle  Flood waters in the VIMS Boat Basin raise the R/V Bay Eagle above the level of the bulkhead. 8:04 am on Thursday, November 12, 2009.  
  • Wading
    Wading  Marine scientist Erin Shields in the VIMS Boat Basin with the VIMS Aquaculture facility in the background. 9 am, Thursday November 12, 2009.  Photo by Dave Parrish.
  • Gloucester Point Park
    Gloucester Point Park  Flood waters enter Gloucester Point Park. 9:17 am, Thursday, November 12, 2009.  
  • Oyster Pump House
    Oyster Pump House  Flood waters cover the Gloucester Point Public Boat Ramp near the VIMS Oyster Pump House. 9:19 am on Thursday, November 12, 2009.  
  • Boat Ramp
    Boat Ramp  Flood waters cover the Gloucester Point Public Boat Ramp. 9:20 am on Thursday, November 12, 2009.  
  • Queens Lake Marina
    Queens Lake Marina  The storm tide from the nor'easter floods the Queens Lake Marina. The marina lies on Queens Creek, a tidal tributary of the York River near Williamsburg. 7:30 am on Thursday, November 12, 2009.  
  • Jenkins Neck
    Jenkins Neck  Jenkins Neck, Virginia. 8:15 am on Thursday November 12. Photo by Capt. Voight C Hogge.  
  • Vessels Operation Center
    Vessels Operation Center  The new Vessels Operation Center at VIMS was built on an elevated foundation to avoid storm-surge flooding. 7:59 am on Thursday, November 12, 2009.  
  • Gloucester Point Fishing Pier
    Gloucester Point Fishing Pier  Flood waters impinge on the Gloucester Point Public Fishing Pier. 9:22 am on Thursday, November 12, 2009.  
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A significant coastal-flooding event occured along the mid-Atlantic coast as a low-pressure remnant from Tropical Depression Ida travels up the Atlantic seaboard. The storm brings 4.69 feet of extratidal high water (XHW) to Money Point.

Available Tidewatch Charts

Sewell's Point (SWPT): 30-day record | 3-day record
Jamestown Ferry Pier (JMTN): 30-day record | 3-day record
Back River, Dandy Haven Marina (BRDH): 30-day record | 3-day record
Yorktown Coast Guard Training Center (YRCG): 30-day record | 3-day record
Windmill Point (WMPT): 30-day record | 3-day record
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel (CBBT): 30-day record | 3-day record
Money Point (MNPT): 30-day record | 3-day record
Kiptopeke (KIPT): 30-day record | 3-day record