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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 01303500 COLD SPRING BROOK AT COLD SPRING HARBOR NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       Suffolk County Water Authority


    LOCATION.--Lat 40°51'26", long 73°27'48" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Nassau County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02030201, on left bank 270 ft upstream from State Highway 25A, at Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery, and 1.0 mi southwest of Village of Cold Spring Harbor.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--7.83 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1950 to current year.
    REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NY-81-2: 1954 (M), 1962-63 (M), 1971 (M), 1978-79, 1980 (M). WDR NY-09-2: Drainage area.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 5.38 ft above NGVD of 1929.
    REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges and those above 100 ft3/s, which are poor. Flow occasionally regulated at outlet of pond 40 ft above station. Diversion from this pond by Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery bypasses station, except during the 1979 water year.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 181 ft3/s, Jan. 21, 1979, gage height, 1.99 ft, result of regulation, from rating curve extended above 80 ft3/s; maximum gage height, 5.34 ft, Aug. 31, 1954, backwater from high tide, from high-water mark; minimum discharge, 0.15 ft3/s, Dec. 1, 7, 1983, Mar. 6, 2007, all result of regulation; minimum gage height, 0.06 ft, Dec. 1, 7, 1983, both result of regulation.
    EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Maximum discharge, about 51 ft3/s, Mar. 30; maximum gage height, 3.47 ft, Mar. 13, backwater from high tide; minimum discharge, 2.6 ft3/s, part of each day Oct. 5, 11-14, gage height, 0.25 ft.
    Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2010

    Peak Flow and Stage Information
    This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Coram Program Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-29
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-01  2014-08-29

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.2   08-29-2014  08:15 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 29 based on 64 years of record more
    Min
    (1995)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Aug 29
    Median Mean 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Max
    (1979)
    0.47 1.4 2.2 2.3 2.5 3.2 12


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 0.22   08-29-2014  08:15 EST
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