USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11124500 Santa Cruz Creek near Santa Ynez, CA
LOCATION - Lat 34°35'48", long 119°54'28" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Santa Barbara County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18060010, in San Marcos Grant, on right bank, 0.6 mi downstream from Pine Canyon, and 9.9 mi east of Santa Ynez.
DRAINAGE AREA - 74 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1941 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1315-B.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 785.82 ft above NAVD of 1988. See WSP 1735 for history of changes prior to Sept. 27, 1952. Sept. 27, 1952, to June 24, 1969, at datum 3.25 ft higher.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 10,200 ft³/s, Jan. 27, 2008, gage height, 14.97 ft, from rating curve extended above 5,000 ft³/s; no flow at times since 1953.
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CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1992 to current year.