Location.--Latitude 48°32'24", Longitude
121°44'31", in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 Section 11, Township 35 North,
Range 8 East, in Skagit County, Hydrologic Unit 17110005, on
left bank at upstream side of fish barrier, 0.2 mile northeast of
Concrete, 0.2 mile downstream from Baker River powerplant, river mile
0.7 mile. Drainage
area is 297 mi2. Datum of
gage is NGVD of 1929, to convert gage heights to elevation add 170.0
USGS gage, Baker River at
Concrete, WA (1213500), was discontinued on May 1, 2009. A new
station was installed 300 feet upriver that has taken over as the
real-time river gaging station, Baker River at Henry Thompson
Bridge at Concrete, WA (12193400).
This station may be affected by
backwater from the Skagit River, often when the stage at Skagit
River near Concrete gage exceeds 29 feet. Please use the data
for these periods with caution.
This station managed by the Northwest Washington Field Office (Ferndale).