USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
11152600 Gabilan Creek near Salinas, CA
LOCATION - Lat 36°45'21", long 121°36'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Monterey County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18060015, in Sausal Grant, on left bank, at downstream side of county road bridge, 0.3 mi downstream from small left bank tributary, and 6.2 mi northeast of Salinas.
DRAINAGE AREA - 36.7 mi².
- WDR CA-84-2: 1974 (instantaneous maximum discharge), 1978 (peaks above base), 1980-83 (peaks above base).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1970 to September 2014 (discontinued). January 1959 to September 1970 in reports of Monterey County Water Resources Agency.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Concrete control since Oct. 9, 1975. Elevation of gage is 200 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Oct. 9, 1975, on right bank at same datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,030 ft³/s, Feb. 3, 1998, gage height, 5.17 ft, from rating curve extended above 260 ft³/s, maximum gage height, 11.13 ft, Apr. 1, 1974, at datum then in use; no flow for many days most years.