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SANTA CLARA RIVER - VICTORIA AVENUE (VCAC1)
Latitude: 34.24º NLongitude: 119.22º WElevation: 25 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Southern CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Jul 14 2024 at 8:25 AM PDTNext Issuance: Jul 15 2024 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monitor Stage: 49.5 FeetFlood Stage: 52.6 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years*
2023
101,500
51.94
Jan 9, 2023
2022
8,000
42.22
Dec 30, 2022
2021
83
35.71
Mar 26, 2021
2020
8,770
42.46
Apr 7, 2020
2019
34,100
45.88
Jan 17, 2019
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - May 2007 to Present)* - Ranked by Flow
2008
37,253
39.51
Jan 5, 2008
2019
34,100
45.88
Jan 17, 2019
2008
33,122
38.33
Jan 27, 2008
2017
31,000
45.49
Feb 18, 2017
2010
18,798
39.35
Jan 22, 2010
* Most recent 5-year data and historical event data is taken from records beginning Jan 5, 2008
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Impacts - E19 Information
55.0 FeetMajor flood stage. Harbor boulevard bridge will be overtopped by flood waters. The montalvo waste water treatment plant will be flooded. The river ridge area, olivas park golf course, ventura harbor area, and the ventura wastewater treatment plant will be flooded.
54.0 FeetModerate flood stage. The Wagon Wheel area will begin to be flooded. Mcgrath state beach campground will be flooded.
52.6 FeetMinor flood stage. Ventura Road under the railroad bridge will begin to flood as well as the Wagon Wheel area.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ354)
Tonight: Low clouds and fog. Lows around 60.

Monday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s. West winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night: Mostly clear early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Tuesday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs from the mid 60s at the beaches to the mid 70s inland.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy early then low clouds and fog. Lows around 60.

Thursday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs from the upper 60s to mid 70s at the beaches to the upper 70s inland.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the lower 60s.

Friday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs from the lower to mid 70s at the beaches to around 80 inland.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the lower 60s.

Saturday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs from the lower to mid 70s at the beaches to around 80 inland.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the lower 60s.

Sunday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs from around 70 at the beaches to the mid to upper 70s inland.
Product Disclaimer

This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS Los Angeles-Oxnard Weather Forecast Office. Observations are preliminary and subject to change. River levels identified as "forecast" should be consistent with those contained in official NWS products. River levels identified as "guidance" have significant uncertainty due to future weather or reservoir regulation and are provided for planning purposes only.