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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

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

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   New York State Canals


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 of 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.
REMARKS.--Records good. No estimated daily discharges. 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. Telephone and satellite gage-height and velocity telemeters at station.
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.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

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

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00065 Gage height 2014-06-26  2014-10-24
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-10-24

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 73.97   10-24-2014  05:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1,790   10-24-2014  05:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 24 based on 17 years of record more
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383 817 1110 1790 2010 2860 6250