Merrick station location
Station location

Sea Conditions at

Long Island New York USA
Latitude 40 degrees 38.6 minutes North
Longitude 73 degrees 32.4 minutes West

A service of LIShore.

Page last updated 09/25/2013 10:32 EDT

STATUS NOTICE Fall 2013: The station at Merrick was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy and has been rebuilt.
Bay Tide
See notes below regarding level references.
Time 05/31 13:48 Highest, last 24 hr Lowest, last 24 hr
Water level 0.3 feet ( 0.1 meters) MSL
1.5 feet NGVD29
2.1 feet ( 0.6 meters) MSL
3.2 feet NGVD29
at 05/30 15:48
-1.9 feet (-0.6 meters) MSL
-0.7 feet NGVD29
at 05/31 11:06
Tide Tide is flooding.
Rate of change: 0.9 feet/hr
( 0.27 meters/hr).
Water temperature 68 deg F (20deg C) 69 deg F (20deg C)
at 05/31 12:18
66deg F (19 deg C)
at 05/31 10:12
Weather - note times below are GMT (EST+5 hours, EDT+4 hours)
Weather Observations at Merrick, NY, USA
Time Last Updated on May 31 2016, 9:40 pm BST   Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Average wind speed 7 mph 23 mph
at 12:37am
Wind gust 0 mph [no data] mph
at [no data]
Wind direction Southwest : 214 deg true    
STDEV Wind Direction [no data] deg    
Wind speed change - 1 hour trend ND    
Air temperature 68.9 deg F (20.5 deg C) 72.7 deg F (22.22 deg C)
at 6:03pm
63 deg F (17.22 deg C)
at 9:25am
Barometric pressure 29 in Hg (1013 mbar) 29 in Hg (0 mbar)
at 2:41pm
29 in Hg (0 mbar)
at 9:37pm
Barometer - 1 hour trend Steady    


  1. Real-time data are unchecked and preliminary. Please read this disclaimer.
  2. MSL = measurement referenced to Mean Sea Level. Seasonal and weather system biases highly affect estuarine water levels, therefore the MSL datum for this station is preliminary until data are collected over a sufficient length of time to define it accurately.
  3. NGVD29 = measurement referenced to National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
  4. Daily precipitation resets at solar midnight (midnight EST, 11:00pm EDT). Heated gauge converts frozen preciptation to liquid equivalent.
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