NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST

This is the latest NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST, issued Friday, Nov 28, 2014 01:29 PM.

The next forecast is scheduled for Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 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)
   12:45 PM STAGE: 7.9 FT - 12:45 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 2560 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 11.9 FT SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 25.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 29.0 FT

SMITH RIVER AT DR FINE BRIDGE
   1:00 PM STAGE: 14.4 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 17.7 FT SATURDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER AT ORLEANS
   1:00 PM STAGE: 4.5 FT - 1:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 3150 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 5.4 FT LATE FRIDAY EVENING 
      THEN FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 7.0 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 32.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER NEAR KLAMATH
   1:00 PM STAGE: 10.4 FT - 1:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 6930 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 12.1 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 30.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT
Trinity River release from Lewiston Dam (LWS), 315 cubic feet per second.
Elevation of Trinity Lake (CLE), 2195.2, feet. 174.8, feet below the spillway. [Spillway 2370 feet]
TRINITY RIVER AT HOOPA
   1:00 PM STAGE: 12.8 FT - 1:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 1470 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 13.4 FT SATURDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 13.4 FT THRU SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 44.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 48.0 FT
Conditions on Redwood Creek are as follows:
REDWOOD CREEK AT ORICK
   1:00 PM STAGE: 11.2 FT - 1:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 558 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 13.6 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 26.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 32.0 FT
Conditions on the Mad River are as follows:
MAD RIVER NEAR ARCATA
   12:45 PM STAGE: 6.5 FT - 12:45 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 564 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 8.4 FT SATURDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 8.4 FT THRU SATURDAY 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
   1:00 PM STAGE: 1.0 FT - 1:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 200 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 2.9 FT 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)
   1:00 PM STAGE: 7.1 FT - 1:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 329 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 9.3 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FORT SEWARD
   1:00 PM STAGE: 8.6 FT - 1:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 642 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 10.2 FT SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 55.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT SCOTIA
   1:00 PM STAGE: 10.9 FT - 1:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 1460 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 11.5 FT SATURDAY MORNING 
      THEN FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 11.5 FT THRU SATURDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 45.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 51.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FERNBRIDGE
   1:00 PM STAGE: 0.1 FT
      FORECAST TO RISE TO NEAR 1.4 FT SATURDAY 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
   1:00 PM STAGE: 2.9 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 2.9 FT THRU SATURDAY MORNING 
           FLOOD STAGE: 23.0 FT

East fork Russian release from Lake Mendocino (COY), 47 cubic feet per second.

Dry Creek release from Lake Sonoma (WRS), 90 cubic feet per second.

RUSSIAN RIVER NEAR HOPLAND
   1:00 PM STAGE: 0.0 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 0.0 FT THRU 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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