USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
11532650 Smith River near Fort Dick, CA
LOCATION - Lat 41°52'51", long 124°08'07" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.12, T.17 N., R.1 W., Del Norte County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 18010101, on right bank, 10 ft upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 101, 0.2 mi downstream from Hutsinpillar Creek, and 1.2 mi northeast of Fort Dick.
DRAINAGE AREA - 672 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to current year. Records prior to October 1989 in files of the California Department of Water Resources.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 34.79 ft, December 13, 2015.