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USGS 01461500 Delaware River at Stockton NJ


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During winter months, cold and ice may result in inaccurate real-time gage height and streamflow data. Adjustments or deletions of this data can only be done after detailed analysis.

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LOCATION.--Lat 40°24'10", long 74°58'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Stockton Borough, Hunterdon County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040105, on downstream side of bridge between Stockton, NJ and Center Bridge, PA, 0.5 mi downstream of Wickecheoke Creek, 3.1 mi downstream of Lumberville, PA, and 3.3 mi upstream of Lambertville, NJ.
DRAINAGE AREA.--6,656 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Annual maximum stage, water years 1936-55, 2004-2006, 2008 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage and precipitation recorder with telemetry. Datum of gage is 54.00 ft above NGVD 1929, by levels. Datum prior to 2004 was 0.04 ft above NGVD of 1929. Online peaks have been adjusted to current datum.
COOPERATION.--Gage operated in cooperation with the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission.
REMARKS.--Annual peak data can be obtained by selecting Peak streamflow from the 'Available data for this site' drop-down menu above or by using this link.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum gage height, 30.4 ft, Aug 20, 1955.

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National Weather Service flood stage for this gage is 18.0 ft.

Forecasts for this gage are issued by the National Weather Service routinely year-round.
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00065 Gage height 2008-10-02  2016-10-28

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Most recent instantaneous value: 0.27   10-28-2016   19:00 EDT
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