Fox Point Hurricane Barrier Operation Record
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New England District Corps of Engineers
Barrier Operation Report
01 Feb 2023
Project Date and Time of Closure Fiscal Year Astronomical Tide Peak Outer
(ft.*)
Peak Inner
(ft.*)
Wind Dir. Wind Speed
(mph)
Air Pressure
(mm. Hg.)
Pumps Used Notes
FPB 23 Dec 2022 05:04 2023 5.5 9.4 6.4 SSE 25-35 29.6 Y Pump 4, 113 min. Pump 5, 103 min
FPB 17 Jan 2022 06:21 2022 4.2 8.1 6.8 ESE 10-30 29.2 Y Pump 2, 135 min
FPB 02 Jan 2022 06:05 2022 5.6 7.3 6.7 SSW 2-6 29.6 Y Pump 2, 36 min
FPB 06 Dec 2021 08:38 2022 5.8 6.9 6.8 SSW 5-10 30.11 Y Pump 3, 38 min
FPB 22 Aug 2021 07:46 2021 5.1 6.7 6.5 NE 10-25 29.7 1 Pump 2, 30 min
FPB 28 Mar 2021 20:05 2021 5.5 6.9 6.9 S 5-10 29.5 1 Pump 2, 30 min
FPB 02 Feb 2021 11:30 2021 4.6 6.9 6.7 N 6-12 29.3 1 Pump 5, 23 min
FPB 01 Feb 2021 10:14 2021 4.6 7 6.7 ENE 15-25 29.6 1 Pump 4, 20 min
FPB 16 Jan 2021 09:50 2021 4.6 7.8 7.7 SSE 15-20 29.3 1 Pump 2, 81 min
FPB 16 Nov 2020 07:39 2021 6.1 7 6.7 W 5-10 29.8 1 Pump 1, 49 min
FPB 30 Sep 2020 07:28 2020 4.7 7.3 6.9 SSW 15-20 29.5 1 Pump 1, 51 min
FPB 07 May 2020 07:50 2020 6.4 7.3 6.8 S 1-10 29.7 1 Pump 3, 15 min
FPB 06 May 2020 07:35 2020 6.3 7.2 6.7 ESE 2-12 29.8 1 Pump 1, 41 min
FPB 08 Apr 2020 08:36 2020 6.3 7.1 6.7 SE 5-10 29.6 1 Pump 2, 26 min
FPB 07 Apr 2020 07:52 2020 6.2 7.1 6.8 SW 5-10 29.7 1 Pump 3, 38 min
FPB 13 Mar 2020 11:30 2020 5.1 6.6 6.6 S 10-20 29.8 1 Pump 4, 10 min
FPB 27 Oct 2019 07:25 2020 6.2 7 6.9 SSE 5-10 30.2 1 Pump 2, 35 min
FPB 02 Sep 2019 10:43 2019 6.2 6.7 6.7 WNW 5-10 30.1 1
FPB 18 Apr 2019 07:54 2019 6.1 6.8 7 SSW 5-15 30.1 1
FPB 22 Mar 2019 08:58 2019 5.7 6.97 6.48 SSE 10-15 29.4 1 Pump 3, 40 min
FPB 24 Jan 2019 11:15 2019 5.6 6.9 6.6 NNW 10-20 29.6 1
FPB 20 Jan 2019 06:23 2019 5.8 7.1 6.8 SSW 10-20 29.6 1
FPB 27 Oct 2018 09:45 2019 5.5 7 6.7 NE 5-15 29.9 1
FPB 10 Sep 2018 08:47 2018 6 6.9 6.7 E 5-10 30.2 Y
FPB 10 Sep 2018 08:28 2018 6.2 7.2 6.8 E 5-10 30.2 Y
FPB 16 Apr 2018 20:43 2018 5.6 6.8 6.5 SSE 10-20 39.5 1
FPB 05 Mar 2018 21:43 2018 5 7 6.5 NNE 5-20 30.01 1
FPB 04 Mar 2018 21:16 2018 5.4 7.1 6.7 NNE 5-15 29.98 1
FPB 04 Mar 2018 08:24 2018 5.2 7.1 6.6 NNE 10-20 30.04 1
FPB 03 Mar 2018 20:05 2018 5.7 7.8 6.6 NNE 10-20 30 1
FPB 03 Mar 2018 07:59 2018 5.6 7.6 6.8 NNE 15-25 29.83 1
FPB 02 Mar 2018 07:46 2018 5.8 7 6.8 NE 15-35 29.27 1
FPB 05 Dec 2017 08:22 2018 6.2 6.9 6.8 SSE 6-12 30.3 1
FPB 06 Nov 2017 08:13 2018 6.1 7.3 6.5 S 0-10 29.9 1
FPB 05 Nov 2017 07:55 2018 6.1 7.2 6.8 NE 5-10 30.3 1
FPB 23 Jun 2017 19:15 2017 6.4 7 6.7 SSW 5-15 29.6 1
FPB 28 May 2017 20:56 2017 6.3 6.9 5.7 ESE 0-5 29.9 1
FPB 26 May 2017 21:06 2017 6.4 7.1 6.9 WSW 0-5 29.6 1
FPB 25 May 2017 20:03 2017 6.4 7.2 6.7 NE 5-15 29.6 1
FPB 14 Dec 2016 07:20 2017 6.2 6.8 6.7 N 1-5 29.9 1
FPB 16 Nov 2016 08:15 2017 6.3 7.2 6.7 SW 2-10 29.7 1
FPB 15 Nov 2016 07:26 2017 6.4 6.7 6.5 S 0-5 30 1
FPB 19 Oct 2016 10:33 2017 6.1 6.8 6.5 S 0-5 29.9 1
FPB 18 Oct 2016 09:07 2017 6.3 7.2 6.7 E 0-5 29.9 1
FPB 17 Oct 2016 08:55 2017 6.4 6.7 6.5 S 0-5 29.9 1
FPB 05 Jun 2016 19:09 2016 6.3 7.2 6.3 S 5-10 29.9 1
FPB 04 Jun 2016 20:19 2016 6.4 6.8 6.5 SE 5-10 30 1
FPB 07 May 2016 20:35 2016 6.4 7 6.4 NE 5-10 29.7 1
FPB 06 May 2016 20:00 2016 6.5 6.9 6.6 ENE 5-15 29.9 1
FPB 05 May 2016 19:05 2016 6.3 6.6 6.6 NE 10-20 29.7 1
FPB 09 Apr 2016 22:11 2016 6.1 6.7 6.5 NE 5-15 29.82 1
FPB 07 Apr 2016 19:10 2016 6.3 7.4 6.9 SSE 5-15 29.42 2
FPB 10 Feb 2016 08:42 2016 5.7 6.6 6.6 E 0-5 29.6 1
FPB 09 Feb 2016 06:30 2016 5.7 7.8 6.3 NNE 5-10 29.7 1
FPB 08 Feb 2016 18:12 2016 5.2 6.9 6.4 N 5-20 29.7 1
FPB 29 Oct 2015 08:27 2016 5.6 7 6.4 SW 5-15 29.55 1
FPB 28 Oct 2015 20:17 2016 5 7.2 6.5 SSE 10-25 29.89 1
FPB 30 Sep 2015 08:53 2015 6.4 7.7 6.4 SSE 5-10 29.67 2
FPB 29 Aug 2015 19:30 2015 6.2 6.2 6 SSW 0-10 30.08 1
FPB 20 Apr 2015 20:55 2015 6 7.1 6.5 SSE 10-25 29.7 1
FPB 19 Feb 2015 08:12 2015 6.1 7.1 7.1 WSW 0-5 29.62 1
FPB 11 Sep 2014 10:00 2014 6.2 6.9 6.9 S 5-10 29.9 0
FPB 13 Aug 2014 09:15 2014 5.8 7.2 6.8 SE 5-10 29.8 2
FPB 24 Jul 2013 09:35 2013 6 6.8 6.8 W 1-5 29.65 0
FPB 23 Jul 2013 20:42 2013 6.4 6.8 6.9 SW 2-7 29.6 0 (River Level actually exceeded Bay Level)
FPB 22 Jul 2013 20:11 2013 6.4 6.8 6.8 SSE 0-10 29.9 1
FPB 12 Jan 2013 08:30 2013 6.1 6.6 6.8 SE 2-5 30.15 1 (River Level actually exceeded Bay Level)
FPB 27 Dec 2012 05:27 2013 4.5 7.3 6.5 ENE 10-20 29.4 2
FPB 21 Dec 2012 12:24 2013 4.3 6.9 5.9 SE 5-15 29.1 2
FPB 30 Oct 2012 09:17 2013 5.1 6.7 6.5 SSE 5-15 29.5 1
FPB 29 Oct 2012 16:30 2013 4.6 9.5 6.1 ESE 20-29 29.1 1
FPB 29 Oct 2012 07:21 2013 5.1 7.2 6.1 NE 19-24 29.5 0
FPB 19 Oct 2012 11:00 2013 5.8 6.8 6.6 SE 5-15 29.92 1
FPB 05 Jun 2012 20:54 2012 6.3 7.2 6.6 E 5-10 29.9 1
FPB 04 Jun 2012 20:00 2012 6.5 7.4 6.5 NE 10-15 29.75 1
FPB 03 Jun 2012 19:15 2012 6.4 6.9 6.7 NNE 6-15 29.6 1
FPB 02 Jun 2012 17:23 2012 6.2 7.3 6.3 SSE 8-14 29.7 1
FPB 06 May 2012 20:35 2012 6.5 6.6 6.7 NE 5-10 30.1 1
FPB 04 May 2012 18:51 2012 5.1 6.6 6.3 E 5-10 29.9 1
FPB 08 Apr 2012 21:16 2012 6.2 6.7 6.6 S 5-10 29.63 1
FPB 07 Apr 2012 20:05 2012 6.3 6.9 6.5 SE 5-10 29.97 1
FPB 06 Apr 2012 20:01 2012 6.5 6.7 6.5 ENE 5-10 29.9 1
FPB 27 Oct 2011 07:43 2012 6.5 7 6.5 NNE 5-10 29.72 1
FPB 26 Oct 2011 07:30 2012 6.3 6.6 6.5 N 0-5 29.95 1
FPB 01 Oct 2011 11:25 2012 5.9 6.8 6.5 ENE 5-10 29.58 1
FPB 30 Sep 2011 10:00 2011 6.2 6.8 6.5 W 5-10 29.7 1
FPB 29 Sep 2011 09:06 2011 6.4 7.3 6.6 SE 5-10 29.8 1
FPB 28 Sep 2011 08:17 2011 6.4 7.2 6.6 E 5 30.1 1
FPB 28 Aug 2011 18:50 2011 5.8 6.5 5.8 SSW 10-20 29.2 1
FPB 28 Aug 2011 05:50 2011 5.5 8.4 6.1 SSE 20-40 29.1 1
FPB 13 Jun 2011 18:13 2011 5.9 6.4 6.5 SSE 2-5 29.86 1
FPB 18 May 2011 20:15 2011 6.1 6.4 5.8 NNE 5-10 29.97 1
FPB 17 May 2011 20:18 2011 6.3 6.5 6.5 NNE 5-10 30.09 2
FPB 15 May 2011 17:54 2011 6.1 6.9 6.4 SSE 5-12 29.62 1
FPB 17 Apr 2011 06:53 2011 5.4 7.1 6.7 SSW 5-15 29.45 2
FPB 05 Nov 2010 06:25 2011 6.1 7.2 6.6 SSE 5-7 29.31 1
FPB 07 Oct 2010 07:00 2011 6.3 7.2 6.3 SW 4-8 29.52 2
FPB 10 Sep 2010 09:01 2010 6.4 6.7 6 N 7-11 29.75 0
FPB 09 Sep 2010 08:24 2010 6.4 6.9 6.3 NNW 1-5 29.66 0
FPB 08 Sep 2010 07:30 2010 6.2 6.7 6.6 SW 5-10 29.75 0
FPB 13 Aug 2010 09:35 2010 6.1 6.4 6.3 NE 5-10 30.01 0
FPB 04 Jun 2010 15:00 2010 4.7 5.3 Water Fire Event
FPB 27 May 2010 20:00 2010 5.7 6.1 6 SSE 3-5 29.92 0
FPB 27 Apr 2010 18:30 2010 6.1 6.8 6.5 NNW 3-5 29.4 1
FPB 30 Mar 2010 19:05 2010 6.2 7.5 6.8 ENE 5-10 29.42 3
FPB 30 Mar 2010 08:15 2010 5.5 7 6.8 ENE 5-10 29.42 3
FPB 29 Mar 2010 18:45 2010 6.2 7.1 6.6 SSE 10-15 29.77 2
FPB 29 Mar 2010 07:30 2010 5.5 6.8 6.4 SSE 15-20 29.86 1
FPB 01 Mar 2010 19:20 2010 6 7.2 6.7 1
FPB 27 Feb 2010 12:00 2010 5.6 6.6 6.3 1
FPB 26 Feb 2010 18:00 2010 5.2 6.7 6.4 2
FPB 26 Feb 2010 06:00 2010 5.2 7.4 5.7 1
FPB 16 Sep 1999 12:00 1999 1.8 4.4 3 SW 30-55 TS Floyd
FPB 14 Jan 1997 12:00 1997 7.3 SSE-SW 20-28
FPB 14 Mar 1993 12:00 1993 6 SSW 25-40
FPB 11 Dec 1992 12:00 1993 2.8 5.9
FPB 31 Oct 1991 12:00 1992 2.7 6.2 NNE 25-40
FPB 19 Aug 1991 12:00 1991 2.6 8.6 3 SE-SW 55-66 Wind gusts to 96
FPB 04 Dec 1990 12:00 1991 4.2 6.8 SSE 35-45
FPB 23 Jan 1987 12:00 1987 7.4 S 50 No Operation
FPB 27 Sep 1985 12:00 1985 7.5 S 78
FPB 09 Jan 1978 12:00 1978 8.4 4.7 S 40-55 Wind gusts to 76
FPB 02 Feb 1976 12:00 1976 6 SW 40-60
FPB 02 Dec 1974 12:00 1975 3.5 6.7 6.1 ENE 30-50
FPB 26 Nov 1972 12:00 1973 5.9 6.1 SSE 40 Wind gusts to 54
FPB 20 Nov 1972 12:00 1973 6 6.2 S 35 Wind gusts to 50
FPB 03 Feb 1972 18:00 1972 2.4 5.8 6.2 ESE 32-38 Wind gusts to 46
FPB 03 Feb 1970 06:00 1970 6.3 6.2 S 35-45
FPB 29 Dec 1966 12:00 1967 2.9 6.2 6 SSE 50-60
FPB 01 Jan 1966 12:00 1966 6 SW 30
FPB 01 Nov 1963 12:00 1964 7.8

Notes:
Stamford Hurricane Barrier: Water Levels are measured and recorded in NGVD.

New Bedford Hurricane Barrier: Water Levels are measured in MLLW but recorded in NGVD.

Fox Point Hurricane Barrier: Water Levels are measured and recorded in MLLW.