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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 04235600 SENECA RIVER (ERIE CANAL) NEAR PORT BYRON NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°04'43", long 76°38'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cayuga County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right bank 50 ft upstream from State Highway 38 bridge, 3.0 mi north of Port Byron, and 10.1 mi upstream from Cross Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA.--2,815 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1996 to current year.
GAGE.--Acoustic velocity meter, water-stage recorder, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 369.60 ft above NGVD of 1929.
COOPERATION.--Records of gate openings, lockages, and elevations of water surface in Erie (Barge) Canal above and below Lock 24 & 25, furnished by New York State Thruway Authority, Office of Canals.
REMARKS.--A large amount of natural storage and some artificial regulation is afforded by many large lakes and the Erie (Barge) Canal system in the river basin. Seneca River basin receives water from Erie (Barge) Canal through Lock 32 near Pittsford. During part of the year, entire flow from 45.5 mi2 of Mud Creek drainage area may be diverted from Chemung River basin into Keuka Lake in Oswego River basin. Water Years 2014-15: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum daily discharge, 13,600 ft3/s, Jan. 11, 1998; minimum daily discharge, 258 ft3/s, Jan. 22, 2002. Maximum and minimum instantaneous discharges not determined.

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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Ithaca.

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00065 Gage height 2016-03-27  2016-07-25
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-07-25

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 73.34   07-25-2016  02:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 746   07-25-2016  02:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 25 based on 19 years of record more
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530 746 752 1100 1790 3170 4260