NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST

This is the latest NORTH COAST RIVER FORECAST, issued Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 12:52 PM.

The next forecast is scheduled for Friday, Feb 12, 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)
   12:00 PM STAGE: 8.4 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 3250 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 8.4 FT THRU FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 25.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 29.0 FT

SMITH RIVER AT DR FINE BRIDGE
   12:00 PM STAGE: 14.8 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 14.8 FT THRU FRIDAY MORNING 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER AT ORLEANS
   12:00 PM STAGE: 9.4 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 13300 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 9.4 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 32.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT

KLAMATH RIVER NEAR KLAMATH
   12:00 PM STAGE: 15.2 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 24100 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 15.2 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 30.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 38.0 FT
Trinity River release from Lewiston Dam (LWS), 316 cubic feet per second.
Elevation of Trinity Lake (CLE), 2222.4, feet. 147.6, feet below the spillway. [Spillway 2370 feet]
TRINITY RIVER AT HOOPA
   12:00 PM STAGE: 17.2 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 7320 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 17.2 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: 11.6 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 735 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 11.6 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: 7.8 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 1280 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 7.8 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: 1.6 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 918 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 1.6 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: 9.4 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 1560 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 9.4 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 27.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 33.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FORT SEWARD
   12:00 PM STAGE: 11.8 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 2940 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 11.8 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 55.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT SCOTIA
   12:00 PM STAGE: 13.8 FT - 12:00 PM ESTIMATED FLOW: 6570 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 13.8 FT THRU FRIDAY NEAR NOON 
           MONITOR STAGE: 45.0 FT, FLOOD STAGE: 51.0 FT

EEL RIVER AT FERNBRIDGE
   12:00 PM STAGE: 1.8 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 1.8 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: 3.9 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 3.9 FT THRU FRIDAY MORNING 
           FLOOD STAGE: 23.0 FT

East fork Russian release from Lake Mendocino (COY), 29 cubic feet per second.

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

RUSSIAN RIVER NEAR HOPLAND
   12:00 PM STAGE: 1.2 FT
      FORECAST TO FLUCTUATE NEAR 1.2 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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