USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11143250 Carmel River near Carmel, CA
LOCATION - Lat 36°32'21", long 121°52'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Monterey County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18060006, in Canada de la Segunda Grant, on left bank, 0.6 mi downstream from Potrero Canyon, and about 3 mi east of Carmel.
DRAINAGE AREA - 247 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1962 to current year.
CHEMICAL DATA: Water years 1954-66.
SEDIMENT DATA: Water years 1990-97.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 40 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Nov. 16, 1998, at site 1,650 ft upstream at different datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 16,000 ft³/s, Mar. 10, 1995, gage height, 20.85 ft, at datum then in use; no flow for many days most years.