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Water-Year Summary for Site 04279085

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62614 Elevation, lake/res, NGVD29(Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 43°37'18.8", long 73°25'06.2" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Washington County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04150408, on U.S. Coast Guard navigation structure No. 26 on Lake Champlain, 2.5 mi north of State boat launch at South Bay, and approximately 4 mi north of Whitehall.
DRAINAGE AREA - 725 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1998 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929 (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation bench mark). To convert elevations to NAVD of 1988, subtract 0.53 ft.
REMARKS - Area of lake surface about 490 mi². Total volume below 92.5 ft elevation, reported by Lake Champlain Studies Center, 902.2 bil ft³.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 103.57 ft, May 9, 2011, affected by seiche; minimum elevation, 92.49 ft, Oct. 16, 2016, affected by seiche.