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Station CHLV2 - Chesapeake Light, VA
Owned and maintained by National Data Buoy Center C-MAN Station DACT payload 36.905 N 75.713 W (36°54'17" N 75°42'46" W)
Site elevation: 0 m above mean sea level Air temp height: 22.3 m above site elevation Anemometer height: 43.3 m above site elevation Barometer elevation: 23.4 m above mean sea level
On 8/26/16, the Chesapeake Light Tower was disestablished due to deteriorating structural conditions. See the notice for more details.
Right whales are active off VA from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas along the mid-Atlantic coast. To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike