Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!


Page Loading - Please Wait...

* We've detected you're using a mobile device. Find our Next Generation Station Page here.
Click to hideNews Bulletins

Water-Year Summary for Site 02105769

Click to hide Water-Year Summary instructions and information
  • Water-Year Summary reports summarize a year of hydrologic data in a printer-friendly format.
  • For water years 2014 onward, choose a water year and parameter and an on-demand Water-Year Summary report will be generated.
  • For water years 2006 through 2013, choose a water year and an Annual Water Data Report will be provided.
  • For water years 2005 and earlier, Annual Water Data Reports may be available in digital format.
  • Not all sites have reports available for every water year.
Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

Print this page
USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02105769 CAPE FEAR RIVER AT LOCK 1 NEAR KELLY, NC
LOCATION - Lat 34°24'16", long 78°17'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Bladen County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03030005, on right bank near upstream end of Lock 1, 1.3 mi upstream from Natmore Creek, 2.0 mi upstream from bridge on North Carolina Highway 11, 4.6 mi southeast of Kelly, and at river mile 67.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5,255 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1969 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with concrete lock and dam control. Datum of gage is 2.90 ft above NGVD of 1929. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS -

Slight regulation at high flow December 1972 to August 1981, caused by storage in B. Everett Jordan Lake. Flow regulated since September 1981 by B. Everett Jordan Lake (station 02098197). Slight diurnal fluctuation and some regulation for short periods at low flow caused by power plants upstream from station.

For Water Year 2014: Records fair.
For Water Year 2015: Records fair.
For Water Year 2016: Records good.

For Water Year 2017: Records good.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Extremes for Period of Regulation: Maximum discharge: 66,600 ft³/s, October 13, 2016; gage height: 28.62 ft, from floodmarks as a result of Hurricane Matthew.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - Prior to regulation, maximum discharge: 57,000 ft³/s, March 3, 1979; gage height: 24.92 ft, from floodmarks. Minimum discharge prior to regulation, 406 ft³/s, July 1, 1981.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1998 to current year. Records from November 1998 to September 1999 are unpublished and available from the USGS Water Science Center, Raleigh, NC.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage. Satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS - Precipitation data collected during freezing periods may not be accurately reflected in daily record.