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During winter months, cold and ice may result in inaccurate real-time gage height and streamflow data. Adjustments or deletions of this data can only be done after detailed analysis.

USGS 01408120 North Branch Metedeconk River near Lakewood NJ


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Estimated flood stage for this gage is 8 feet.

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gage photoLOCATION. --Lat 40°05'30", long 74°09'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Lakewood Township, Ocean County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040301, on upstream right bank at bridge on County Route 549 (Lanes Mill Road) at Lanes Mills, 1.0 mi upstream from confluence with South Branch Metedeconk River, and 2.3 mi east of Lakewood.
DRAINAGE AREA. --34.9 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD. --October 1972 to current year.
GAGE. --Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 3.89 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Nov. 17, 1977, gage located on upstream left side of bridge. Nov. 17, 1977 to Dec. 19, 1984, gage located on the downstream side of bridge.
COOPERATION. --Funding for this gage is provided by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Brick Township Municipal Utilities Authority 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  2016-09-26
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-09-26

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Most recent instantaneous value: 2.40   09-26-2016   09:15 EDT
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