USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
11162500 Pescadero Creek near Pescadero, CA
LOCATION - Lat 37°15'39", long 122°19'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.05, T.8 S., R.4 W., San Mateo County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18050006, on left bank, at downstream side of highway bridge, 3.0 mi east of Pescadero, and 5.3 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 45.9 mi².
- WSP 1445: 1952-53 (instantaneous maximum discharge). WSP 1715: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1951 to current year.
CHEMICAL DATA: Water year 1977.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years 1965-80.
SEDIMENT DATA: Water years 1971, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1990-93.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 62.30 ft above NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 10,600 ft³/s, Feb. 3, 1998, gage height, 22.47 ft, from rating curve extended above 2,700 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; no flow at times.