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USGS 01387905 Ramapo River at West Oakland Avenue at Oakland NJ


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LOCATION.--Lat 41°01'39", long 74°15'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Oakland Borough, Bergen County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on West Oakland Avenue Bridge at Oakland 800 ft downstream of Interstate 287, 0.6 mi southwest of Crystal Lake, and 1 mi southeast of Ramapo Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA.--145 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 2008 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry. Datum of gage is 200.00 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to October 1, 2011, published at Ramapo River at Railroad Bridge at Oakland (station 01387908) located 1300 ft downstream at a drainage area of 145 mi2.
REMARKS.--Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 18,300 ft3/s, estimated, Aug 28, 2011, gage height, 17.60 ft, from high-water mark; minimum discharge, 11 ft3/s, Aug 15, 2010.

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2011-10-06  2021-09-25
2011-10-06  2021-09-25


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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 566 09-25-2021   10:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 25 based on 9 water years of record more
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14.8 17 21 66 81 484 566

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.83 09-25-2021   10:15 EDT
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