NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST

This is the latest NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST, issued Friday, Sep 30, 2016 06:13 AM.

The next forecast is scheduled for Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 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)
   6:45 AM STAGE: 4.7 FT - 6:45 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 212 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 4.7 FT THRU EARLY SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 25.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 29.0 FT

SMITH RIVER AT DR FINE BRIDGE
   7:00 AM STAGE: 11.7 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 11.7 FT THRU EARLY SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER AT ORLEANS
   6:30 AM STAGE: 2.8 FT - 6:30 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 1580 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 2.8 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 32.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER NEAR KLAMATH
   6:30 AM STAGE: 7.8 FT - 6:30 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 2120 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 7.8 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 30.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT
Trinity River release from Lewiston Dam (LWS), 466 cubic feet per second.
Elevation of Trinity Lake (CLE), 2252.0, feet. 118.0, feet below the spillway. [Spillway 2370 feet]
TRINITY RIVER AT HOOPA
   7:00 AM STAGE: 11.4 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 568 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 11.4 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 44.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 48.0 FT
Conditions on Redwood Creek are as follows:
REDWOOD CREEK AT ORICK
   6:15 AM STAGE: 8.3 FT - 6:15 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 7 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 8.3 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 26.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 32.0 FT
Conditions on the Mad River are as follows:
MAD RIVER NEAR ARCATA
   6:45 AM STAGE: 4.8 FT - 6:45 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 42 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 4.8 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           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
   6:15 AM STAGE: 0.2 FT - 6:15 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 4 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.2 FT THRU EARLY SATURDAY 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)
   6:30 AM STAGE: 6.4 FT - 6:30 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 12 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 6.4 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FORT SEWARD
   6:15 AM STAGE: 7.4 FT - 6:15 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 21 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 7.4 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 55.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT SCOTIA
   7:00 AM STAGE: 8.6 FT - 7:00 AM ESTIMATED FLOW: 44 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 8.6 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 45.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 51.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FERNBRIDGE
   7:00 AM STAGE: 0.0 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.0 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 14.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 20.0 FT
Conditions on the Navarro and Russian Rivers are as follows:
NAVARRO RIVER NEAR NAVARRO
   7:00 AM STAGE: 2.1 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 2.1 FT THRU EARLY SATURDAY MORNING 
           FLOOD STAGE: 23.0 FT

East fork Russian release from Lake Mendocino (COY), 192 cubic feet per second.

Dry Creek release from Lake Sonoma (WRS), 103 cubic feet per second.

RUSSIAN RIVER NEAR HOPLAND
   7:00 AM STAGE: 0.5 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.5 FT THRU EARLY SATURDAY 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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