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    USGS 01398500 North Branch Raritan River near Far Hills NJ

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Estimated flood stage is 5 feet.

    Rain gage data is available from this location at this link.

     
    gage photoLOCATION. --Lat 40°42'30", long 74°38'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Far Hills Borough, Somerset County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030105, on left bank 75 ft upstream from Ravine Lake Dam, 1.3 mi southeast of Peapack, 1.6 mi north of Far Hills, and 2.3 mi upstream from Peapack Brook.
    DRAINAGE AREA. --26.2 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD. --October 1921 to September 1975, October 1977 to current year. Operated as crest-stage gage, water years 1976-77. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1302.
    GAGE. --Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage above masonry dam. Datum of gage is 224.49 ft above NGVD of 1929 (New Jersey Geological Survey benchmark). Prior to June 18, 1925, nonrecording gage in stilling box at left end of dam at same datum. During the fall months, the apparent streamflow at this station may be erroneously high due to the accumulation of leaves.
    COOPERATION. --Funding for this gage is provided by Somerset County New Jersey and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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    This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-21
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-23  2014-08-21

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 15   08-21-2014  14:45 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 21 based on 89 years of record more
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    3.3 10 15 18 22 26 131


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.99   08-21-2014  14:45 EDT
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