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USGS 01406710 Raritan River at South Amboy, NJ


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LOCATION.--Lat 40°29'32", long 74°16'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, South Amboy City, Middlesex County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030105, on right bank at the Werner Generating Station in South Amboy, 0.1 mi downstream from New Jersey Transit railroad bridge, 0.4 mi upstream from the mouth, and 1.3 mi southwest of Perth Amboy.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,105 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Unpublished fragmentary gage-height record, August 1997 to September 1999. Continuous-record tide gage, October 1999 to current year.
GAGE.--Tide elevation and water temperature recorder with telemetry and tidal crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is at 0.00 ft NAVD of 1988. To determine approximate elevations to NGVD of 1929 datum, add 0.99 ft.
REMARKS.--Gage cannot accurately measure tide elevation below -1.00 ft. Tide elevations below -1.00 ft have been estimated. Periods of missing data are noted by dashed (---) lines.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum elevation, 13.4 ft, from high-water mark, Oct 29, 2012; minimum elevation, estimated, -5.8 ft, Mar 9, 2005.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum elevation known, 9.4 ft, adjusted to present datum, Dec 11, 1992, from tidal crest-stage gage at Perth Amboy (station 01406700).
This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

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