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
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Lat 40°05'30", long 74°09'09"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Lakewood Township, Ocean
County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040301, on upstream right bank at bridge
on County Route 549 (Lanes Mill Road) at Lanes Mills, 1.0 mi upstream
from confluence with South Branch Metedeconk River, and 2.3 mi east of
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Continuous-record discharge station, October
1972 to current year.
Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 3.89 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Nov 17, 1977,
gage located on upstream left side of bridge. Nov 17, 1977 to Dec 19,
1984, gage located on the downstream side of bridge.
Records good, except for estimated discharges, which
are fair. Discharges above 850 ft3
/s from rating curve
extension on basis of contracted-opening measurement of peak
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 2,500
/s, Aug 28, 2011, gage height, 11.40 ft, from rating
curve extended above 850 ft3
/s on basis of
contracted-opening computation of peak flow; minimum discharge, 6.4
/s, Aug 19, 2002.
National Weather Service flood stage for
this gage is 8 ft.
Rain gage data is available from this location at this