Richmond River Locks, James River, VA - Station ID: 8638495

Established:Feb 21, 1971
Time Meridian:75° W
Present Installation:Nov 04, 2007
Date Removed:2010-09-14
Water Level Max (ref MHHW):14.06 ft. Jan 27, 2010
Water Level Min (ref MLLW):-1.85 ft. Dec 05, 2007
Mean Range:3.32 ft.
Diurnal Range:3.68 ft.
Latitude37° 31.5' N
Longitude77° 25.2' W
NOAA Chart#:12251
Met Site Elevation: ft. above
Today's Tides (LST)
graphical depiction of low tide
7:29 PM
low
12:13 AMhigh 3.4 ft.
6:49 AMlow 0.6 ft.
12:41 PMhigh 3.5 ft.
7:29 PMlow 0.7 ft.

How to reach: To reach the bench marks from the intersection of Main Street and North 14th Street in downtown Richmond, Virginia, go SE 1.48 km (0.9 mi) on East Main Street to the side road on the right, turn right on Pear Street and go SW downhill for 0.16 km (0.1 mi) to a stop sign at Dock Street and the elevated CSX rail line, continue southerly about 0.2 km (0.1 mi) under the rail lines into the parking lot of Great Ship Lock Park. Park in the parking lot and the elevated USGS tide house is about 60 m (196 ft) SE of the SE part of the parking lot at the SE downstream wing wall of the Kanawha Canal lock built in 1854.

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