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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 04214500 BUFFALO CREEK AT GARDENVILLE NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°51'17", long 78°45'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Erie County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04120103, on left bank 300 ft downstream from bridge on Union Road in Gardenville, 2.0 mi upstream from Cayuga Creek, and 10.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--142 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1938 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1337: 1939-52. WDR NY-78-1: 1939-1976 (P), 1972. WDR NY-82-3: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 603.65 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 603.17 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Sept. 26, 1968, at site 400 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS.--Water Years 2014-16: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 11,300 ft³/s, Mar. 1, 1955, Mar 7, 1956; maximum gage height, 14.34 ft, Mar. 21, 1978 (ice jam); minimum discharge, 0.2 ft³/s, Sept. 1, 1964.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 16,000 ft³/s, sometime in June 1937, provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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00060 Discharge 1990-10-01  2017-11-24
00065 Gage height [Primary GH] 2014-11-25  2017-11-24

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 195 11-24-2017   20:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 24 based on 74 years of record more
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17.0 69 130 195 230 235 3600


Gage height, feet, [Primary GH]

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.36 11-24-2017   20:15 EST
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