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00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
12037400 WYNOOCHEE RIVER ABOVE BLACK CREEK, NEAR MONTESANO, WA
LOCATION - Lat 47°00'42", long 123°39'15" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.27, T.18 N., R.8 W., Grays Harbor County, WA, Hydrologic Unit 17100104, on left bank 2,000 ft upstream from Black Creek, 3.5 mi northwest of Montesano, and at mile 5.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 155 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1932: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1956 to current year. Water temperature October 1969 to September 1986.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 40 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS - Since August 1972, flow regulated by Wynoochee Dam, 45.7 mi upstream, for flood control, during summer months to augment the natural river flow, and for the water supply for the City of Aberdeen. Some regulation from 1969 to August 1972 due to dam construction. Sediment records October 1961 to June 1965. Water temperatures October 1969 to September 1986. Tacoma Public Utilities satellite telemeter at station.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good except estimated daily discharges, which are fair. City of Aberdeen diverted about 66 ft³/s for municipal supply at intake 2.2 mi upstream.
  • Water Year 2015: No estimated daily discharges. Records good. City of Aberdeen diverted about 65 ft³/s for municipal supply at intake 2.2 mi upstream.
  • Water Year 2016: No estimated daily discharges. Records good. City of Aberdeen diverted about 61 ft³/s for municipal supply at intake 2.2 mi upstream.
  • Water Year 2017: No estimated daily discharges. Records good. City of Aberdeen diverted about 68 ft³/s for municipal supply at intake 2.2 mi upstream.
  • Water Year 2018: No estimated daily discharges. Records good. City of Aberdeen diverted about 65 ft³/s for municipal supply at intake 2.2 mi upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 25,600 ft³/s, Mar. 19, 1997, gage height, 20.21 ft; maximum gage height, 20.54 ft, Dec. 10, 1956; minimum discharge, 3.0 ft³/s, part or all of each day Aug. 26-30, 1967, gage height, 2.86 ft.