USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
11141050 Orcutt Creek near Orcutt, CA
LOCATION - Lat 34°53'01", long 120°29'38" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.06, T.9 N., R.34 W., Santa Barbara County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18060008, on right bank, 10 ft upstream from Black Road Bridge, 0.2 mi northeast of State Highway 1, and 3.0 mi northwest of Orcutt.
DRAINAGE AREA - 18.5 mi².
- WDR CA-2005: 2001 (instantaneous maximum discharge).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1982 to September 1992, October 1994 to current year. Discharge measurements only, May 8, 2014, to Sept. 30, 2014.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 160 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,100 ft³/s, Mar. 5, 2001, gage height, 10.33 ft, from slope-area measurement, maximum gage height, 11.07 ft, Mar. 10, 1995; no flow at times in some years.
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CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1983-92, 1994 to current year.