NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST

This is the latest NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST, issued Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 12:52 PM.

The next forecast is scheduled for Friday, Mar 6, 2015 09:00 AM.

ALL LOCATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW CRITICAL LEVELS


Conditions on the Smith, Klamath, and Trinity Rivers are as follows:
SMITH RIVER NEAR CRESCENT CITY (JED SMITH STATE PARK)
   12:00 PM STAGE: 6.8 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 1360 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 6.8 FT THRU FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 25.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 29.0 FT

SMITH RIVER AT DR FINE BRIDGE
   12:00 PM STAGE: 13.4 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 13.4 FT THRU FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER AT ORLEANS
   12:00 PM STAGE: 5.4 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 4420 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 5.4 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 32.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER NEAR KLAMATH
   12:00 PM STAGE: 11.5 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 11700 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 11.5 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 30.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT
Trinity River release from Lewiston Dam (LWS), 306 cubic feet per second.
Elevation of Trinity Lake (CLE), 2271.5, feet. 98.5, feet below the spillway. [Spillway 2370 feet]
TRINITY RIVER AT HOOPA
   12:00 PM STAGE: 13.9 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 2460 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 13.9 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 44.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 48.0 FT
Conditions on Redwood Creek are as follows:
REDWOOD CREEK AT ORICK
   12:00 PM STAGE: 10.7 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 477 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 10.7 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 26.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 32.0 FT
Conditions on the Mad River are as follows:
MAD RIVER NEAR ARCATA
   12:00 PM STAGE: 6.4 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 365 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 6.4 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 15.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 22.0 FT
Conditions on the Van Duzen River are as follows:
VAN DUZEN RIVER NEAR BRIDGEVILLE AT GRIZZLY CREEK STATE PARK
   12:00 PM STAGE: 1.0 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 164 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 1.0 FT THRU FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 13.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 17.0 FT
Conditions on the Eel River are as follows:
EEL RIVER SOUTH FORK NEAR MIRANDA (AT SYLVANDALE)
   12:00 PM STAGE: 8.1 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 832 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 8.1 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FORT SEWARD
   12:00 PM STAGE: 9.8 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 1370 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 9.8 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 55.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT SCOTIA
   12:00 PM STAGE: 11.6 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 2430 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 11.6 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 45.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 51.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FERNBRIDGE
   12:00 PM STAGE: 0.0 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.0 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 14.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 20.0 FT
Conditions on the Navarro and Russian Rivers are as follows:
NAVARRO RIVER NEAR NAVARRO
   12:00 PM STAGE: 3.0 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 3.0 FT THRU FRIDAY MORNING 
           FLOOD STAGE: 23.0 FT

East fork Russian release from Lake Mendocino (COY), 125 cubic feet per second.

Dry Creek release from Lake Sonoma (WRS), 77 cubic feet per second.

RUSSIAN RIVER NEAR HOPLAND
   12:00 PM STAGE: 0.7 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.7 FT THRU FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 18.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 21.0 FT

For information on the Upper Klamath River, please call toll-free (800) 547-1501.
For information on Lewiston Dam releases, please call toll-free (800) 742-9474.

For local weather information, call 443-7062.
To contact Dept. of Fish & Game, please call 442-4502.
For additional information, you can contact our office at 445-6576.


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