This station is operated in cooperation
New York State Canals
Lat 43°04'43", long 76°38'44"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cayuga County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right bank 50 ft upstream from State
Highway 38 bridge, 3.0 mi north of Port Byron, and 10.1 mi upstream
from Cross Lake.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
August 1996 to current year.
Acoustic velocity meter, water-stage recorder, and
crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 300.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 and
299.05 ft above NAVD of 1988.
Records of gate openings, lockages, and elevations
of water surface in Erie (Barge) Canal above and below Lock 24 &
25, furnished by New York State Thruway Authority, Office of
A large amount of natural storage and some artificial
regulation is afforded by many large lakes and the Erie (Barge) Canal
system in the river basin. Seneca River basin receives water from Erie
(Barge) Canal through Lock 32 near Pittsford. Prior to 1998, a large
part of flow from 45.5 mi2
of Mud Creek drainage area
(Susquehanna River basin) had been diverted into Keuka Lake (Oswego
River basin) for power generation. Water Years 2014-16: Records good
except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum daily discharge, 13,600
/s, Jan. 11, 1998; minimum daily discharge, 258
/s, Jan. 22, 2002. Maximum and minimum instantaneous
discharges not determined.
Peak Flow and Stage Information