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River Forecasts

River Forecast Guidance products are issued jointly with the California Department of Water Resources. These products are for guidance purposes only. Select WFO Products for OFFICIAL public issuances of hydrologic watches, warnings, statements, and advisories.


Graphical River Forecast Products - Observed/Forecast Hydrographs

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Gage Information

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        River / Creek

        Gage / Station

        Latest Stage (Raw Data)

        Latest Flow (Raw Data)

        Max Forecast Stage

        Max Forecast Flow

        Forecast Issue Time

68 Gages Forecast
Normal Conditions
(69.4% of Gages)
26 Gages Forecast
Above Monitor Stage
(26.5% of Gages)
4 Gages Forecast
Above Flood Stage
(4.1% of Gages)
0 Gages Forecast
Above Danger Stage
(0.0% of Gages)
Last Map Update:   Wednesday January 18th 2017 at 4:00 PM PST  (10 Minutes Old)
(Data is updated every 10 minutes)
 

River Guidance Points Forecast Above Specified Stage Definitions  (Select NWS ID for Specified Graphical RVF)
NWS IDRiver / CreekGage / StationMonitor
Stage
Flood
Stage
Danger
Stage
Max Forecast
Stage
Max Forecast
Flow
Forecast
Status
ARCC1MAD ARCATA 15.022.015.917073Above Monitor
BRGC1VAN DUZEN BRIDGEVILLE 13.017.015.626967Above Monitor
FRNC1EEL FERNBRIDGE 14.020.019.3Above Monitor
NVRC1NAVARRO NAVARRO 23.026.114668Above Flood
HOPC1RUSSIAN HOPLAND 18.021.020.614439Above Monitor
GUEC1RUSSIAN GUERNEVILLE 29.032.029.0Above Monitor
GARC1SISQUOC GAREY 11.016.011.11077Above Monitor
YDRC1SANTA MARGARITA YSIDORA 8.310.89.65815Above Monitor
FSNC1SAN DIEGO FASHION VALLEY 7.511.310.11621Above Monitor
BDBC1SACRAMENTO BEND BRIDGE 22.027.022.878810Above Monitor
RDBC1SACRAMENTO RED BLUFF 250.0253.0251.579817Above Monitor
TEHC1SACRAMENTO TEHAMA BRIDGE 210.0213.0216.294216Above Flood
VWBC1SACRAMENTO VINA WOODSON BRIDGE 180.0183.0183.7102816Above Flood
HAMC1SACRAMENTO HAMILTON CITY 143.0148.0145.294655Above Monitor
ORFC1SACRAMENTO ORD FERRY 110.0114.0122.6115.091966Above Flood
BTCC1SACRAMENTO BUTTE CITY 89.097.298.290.086021Above Monitor
CLSC1SACRAMENTO MOULTON WEIR 76.884.485.479.57351Above Monitor
CLAC1SACRAMENTO COLUSA WEIR 61.871.072.067.425439Above Monitor
CLUC1SACRAMENTO COLUSA BRIDGE 63.070.071.066.846697Above Monitor
TISC1SACRAMENTO TISDALE WEIR 45.553.054.049.017253Above Monitor
FMWC1SACRAMENTO FREMONT WEIR 32.039.540.534.6118347Above Monitor
RVBC1SACRAMENTO RIO VISTA 7.411.912.97.8Above Monitor
LSBC1YOLO BYPASS LISBON 13.019.026.218.1Above Monitor
CLKC1CLEAR LAKE LAKEPORT 8.09.08.2Above Monitor
STVC1MERCED STEVINSON 67.071.068.63978Above Monitor
NWMC1SAN JOAQUIN NEWMAN 63.069.470.463.013237Above Monitor
MDSC1TUOLUMNE MODESTO 50.555.054.29169Above Monitor
MHBC1COSUMNES MICHIGAN BAR 7.012.09.310108Above Monitor
MCNC1COSUMNES MCCONNELL 40.046.040.710256Above Monitor
THTC1MOKELUMNE BENSON'S FERRY 12.017.013.5Above Monitor

** NOTE **  Stage is presented in "Feet" while Flow is presented in "cfs".

Alternate Text Pull-Down Menus for Graphical River Products

 River Guidance - Flood Forecast Points
 North Coast and Upper Klamath  Upper Sacramento  Navarro-Russian-Napa
 Lower Sacramento  Central California Coast  San Joaquin
 Southern California  East Side Sierra Nevada  Humboldt

 River Guidance - Other Points
 North Coast and Upper Klamath  Upper Sacramento  Navarro-Russian-Napa
 Lower Sacramento  Central California Coast  San Joaquin
 Southern California  East Side Sierra Nevada  Humboldt

River Guidance Forecast Group Issuance and Next Update Times  (Select Forecast Group for Specified Text RVF)
FG IDForecast GroupIssuance TimeNext Update Time
SENorth Coast[ Alternate Link ]Jan 18 2017 at 2:10 PM PSTJan 18 2017 at 9:00 PM PST
RNRussian Napa[ Alternate Link ]Jan 18 2017 at 2:12 PM PSTJan 18 2017 at 9:00 PM PST
USAUpper Sacramento[ Alternate Link ]Jan 18 2017 at 1:52 PM PSTJan 18 2017 at 9:00 PM PST
LSCLower Sacramento[ Alternate Link ]Jan 18 2017 at 2:12 PM PSTJan 18 2017 at 9:00 PM PST
SJSan Joaquin[ Alternate Link ]Jan 18 2017 at 2:00 PM PSTJan 18 2017 at 9:00 PM PST
CCCentral Coast[ Alternate Link ]Jan 18 2017 at 2:12 PM PSTJan 19 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
SCASouthern California[ Alternate Link ]Jan 18 2017 at 2:04 PM PSTJan 19 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
ESEastern Sierra[ Alternate Link ]Jan 18 2017 at 2:09 PM PSTJan 19 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
HBTHumboldt[ Alternate Link ]Jan 18 2017 at 2:14 PM PSTJan 19 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
SAC Sacramento Delta (Tides) [ Alternate Link ]Jan 18 2017 at 6:14 AM PSTJan 19 2017 at 9:00 AM PST
 
** NOTE 1 **  The Klamath and North Coast river guidance points are included in the North Coast Forecast Group.
** NOTE 2 **  The Feather Yuba and American river guidance points are included in the Lower Sacramento River Forecast Group.
** NOTE 3 **  The Delta Region, Upper and Lower San Joaquin river guidance points are combined in the San Joaquin River Forecast Group.

Tide Tables (pdf format - requires Adobe® Acrobat Reader)

2017 Tides - Golden Gate Bridge, Rio Vista, Port of Sacramento, I Street
2017 Tides - Golden Gate Bridge, Antioch, Venice Island, Port of Stockton

2016 Tides - Golden Gate Bridge, Rio Vista, Port of Sacramento, I Street
2016 Tides - Golden Gate Bridge, Antioch, Venice Island, Port of Stockton


Historical Graphical River Forecasts

Verification graphics of the CNRFC River Guidance "Flood Forecast Points" are available. To create your graphic, either:


























The California Nevada River Forecast Center and the California Department of Water Resources are working with NOAA’s National Ocean Service to improve tide predictions for the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta region. As part of this effort, we need to better understand how the information is this publication is being used. To assist us in this process, please contact us by email at cnrfc.webmaster@noaa.gov or by phone at 916-979-3056. Thank you.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TIDE TABLES

The California Nevada River Forecast Center and the California Department of Water Resources are working with NOAA’s National Ocean Service to improve tide predictions for the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta region. As part of this effort, we need to better understand how the information is this publication is being used. To assist us in this process, please contact us by email at cnrfc.webmaster@noaa.gov or by phone at 916-979-3056. Thank you.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TIDE TABLES