Hurricane Irene: August 2011

Data from the Tidewatch network  show that peak water levels in lower Chesapeake Bay during Hurricane Irene were—with the exception of one tide station—slightly lower than in either Hurricane Isabel  (2003) or the “Nor’Ida” storm of November 2009.

Available Tidewatch Charts

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