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PAJARO RIVER - CHITTENDEN (AROC1)
Latitude: 36.90º NLongitude: 121.60º WElevation: 82 Feet
Location: Santa Cruz County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: Central CoastRiver Group: Salinas/Pajaro
Issuance Time: Mar 02 2024 at 8:54 AM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 03 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 22.0 FeetFlood Stage: 24.1 Feet

SPECIAL NOTE:Provisional monitor and flood stages have been established along the Pajaro River due to observed impacts to the levee system from previous flood events.

# Tabular Observed and Forecast Hydrograph Information
#
# Location: Pajaro River - Chittenden (AROC1)
#
# File Generation Time:  03/02/2024 at 08:55 AM PST
# Data Interval:  1 Hour
#
# Most Recent Date & Time of Maximum Observed:  03/02/2024 at 08:00 AM PST
# Maximum Observed Stage:                       7.7 Feet
# Maximum Observed Flow:                        598 cfs
#
# Earliest Date & Time of Maximum Forecast:     03/03/2024 at 10:00 PM PST
# Maximum Forecast Stage:                       16.1 Feet
# Maximum Forecast Flow:                        2511 cfs
#
# OBSERVED
#
# Date & Time  (Local)    Stage (Feet)     Flow (cfs)     Trend     Observed Status
# ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  02/26/2024 08 AM PST             6.6            425                        Normal
  02/26/2024 09 AM PST             6.6            423         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 10 AM PST             6.6            422         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 11 AM PST             6.6            419         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 12 PM PST             6.6            418         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 01 PM PST             6.6            416         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 02 PM PST             6.6            416         0              Normal
  02/26/2024 03 PM PST             6.5            413         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 04 PM PST             6.5            412         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 05 PM PST             6.5            411         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 06 PM PST             6.5            408         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 07 PM PST             6.5            406         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 08 PM PST             6.5            404         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 09 PM PST             6.5            402         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 10 PM PST             6.5            401         -              Normal
  02/26/2024 11 PM PST             6.5            399         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 12 AM PST             6.4            398         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 01 AM PST             6.4            397         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 02 AM PST             6.4            395         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 03 AM PST             6.4            394         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 04 AM PST             6.4            393         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 05 AM PST             6.4            391         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 06 AM PST             6.4            390         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 07 AM PST             6.4            390         0              Normal
  02/27/2024 08 AM PST             6.4            387         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 09 AM PST             6.3            386         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 10 AM PST             6.3            384         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 11 AM PST             6.3            383         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 12 PM PST             6.3            383         0              Normal
  02/27/2024 01 PM PST             6.3            382         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 02 PM PST             6.3            380         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 03 PM PST             6.3            379         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 04 PM PST             6.3            376         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 05 PM PST             6.3            375         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 06 PM PST             6.3            373         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 07 PM PST             6.2            372         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 08 PM PST             6.2            369         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 09 PM PST             6.2            369         0              Normal
  02/27/2024 10 PM PST             6.2            367         -              Normal
  02/27/2024 11 PM PST             6.2            365         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 12 AM PST             6.2            364         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 01 AM PST             6.2            363         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 02 AM PST             6.2            361         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 03 AM PST             6.2            359         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 04 AM PST             6.1            357         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 05 AM PST             6.1            356         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 06 AM PST             6.1            355         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 07 AM PST             6.1            352         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 08 AM PST             6.1            352         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 09 AM PST             6.1            351         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 10 AM PST             6.1            350         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 11 AM PST             6.1            348         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 12 PM PST             6.1            347         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 01 PM PST             6.1            347         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 02 PM PST             6.1            347         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 03 PM PST             6.0            346         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 04 PM PST             6.0            344         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 05 PM PST             6.0            343         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 06 PM PST             6.0            342         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 07 PM PST             6.0            340         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 08 PM PST             6.0            338         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 09 PM PST             6.0            336         -              Normal
  02/28/2024 10 PM PST             6.0            336         0              Normal
  02/28/2024 11 PM PST             6.0            335         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 12 AM PST             6.0            334         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 01 AM PST             6.0            333         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 02 AM PST             5.9            331         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 03 AM PST             5.9            330         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 04 AM PST             5.9            330         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 05 AM PST             5.9            329         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 06 AM PST             5.9            327         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 07 AM PST             5.9            326         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 08 AM PST             5.9            325         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 09 AM PST             5.9            325         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 10 AM PST             5.9            325         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 11 AM PST             5.9            322         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 12 PM PST             5.9            322         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 01 PM PST             5.9            321         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 02 PM PST             5.8            320         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 03 PM PST             5.8            320         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 04 PM PST             5.8            320         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 05 PM PST             5.8            318         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 06 PM PST             5.8            317         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 07 PM PST             5.8            316         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 08 PM PST             5.8            316         0              Normal
  02/29/2024 09 PM PST             5.8            314         -              Normal
  02/29/2024 10 PM PST             5.8            316         +              Normal
  02/29/2024 11 PM PST             5.8            317         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 12 AM PST             5.8            318         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 01 AM PST             5.9            321         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 02 AM PST             5.9            326         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 03 AM PST             6.0            335         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 04 AM PST             6.1            347         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 05 AM PST             6.2            361         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 06 AM PST             6.3            384         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 07 AM PST             6.5            405         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 08 AM PST             6.6            416         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 09 AM PST             6.7            428         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 10 AM PST             6.8            443         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 11 AM PST             6.9            459         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 12 PM PST             7.0            477         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 01 PM PST             7.0            486         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 02 PM PST             7.0            482         -              Normal
  03/01/2024 03 PM PST             7.0            473         -              Normal
  03/01/2024 04 PM PST             6.9            470         -              Normal
  03/01/2024 05 PM PST             6.9            468         -              Normal
  03/01/2024 06 PM PST             6.9            470         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 07 PM PST             6.9            471         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 08 PM PST             7.0            473         +              Normal
  03/01/2024 09 PM PST             7.0            473         0              Normal
  03/01/2024 10 PM PST             7.0            473         0              Normal
  03/01/2024 11 PM PST             7.0            476         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 12 AM PST             7.0            483         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 01 AM PST             7.1            502         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 02 AM PST             7.2            510         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 03 AM PST             7.2            519         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 04 AM PST             7.3            535         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 05 AM PST             7.5            551         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 06 AM PST             7.5            567         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 07 AM PST             7.6            582         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 08 AM PST             7.7            598         +              Normal
#
# FORECAST
#
# Date & Time  (Local)    Stage (Feet)     Flow (cfs)     Trend     Forecast Status
# ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  03/02/2024 09 AM PST             7.9            618                        Normal
  03/02/2024 10 AM PST             8.0            641         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 11 AM PST             8.2            670         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 12 PM PST             8.4            707         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 01 PM PST             8.7            755         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 02 PM PST             9.0            809         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 03 PM PST             9.3            869         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 04 PM PST             9.7            933         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 05 PM PST            10.0           1002         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 06 PM PST            10.4           1075         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 07 PM PST            10.8           1150         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 08 PM PST            11.1           1228         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 09 PM PST            11.5           1305         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 10 PM PST            11.8           1386         +              Normal
  03/02/2024 11 PM PST            12.2           1465         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 12 AM PST            12.6           1547         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 01 AM PST            12.9           1627         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 02 AM PST            13.2           1706         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 03 AM PST            13.5           1782         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 04 AM PST            13.8           1852         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 05 AM PST            14.1           1922         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 06 AM PST            14.3           1985         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 07 AM PST            14.5           2046         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 08 AM PST            14.7           2102         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 09 AM PST            14.9           2153         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 10 AM PST            15.1           2198         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 11 AM PST            15.2           2239         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 12 PM PST            15.3           2274         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 01 PM PST            15.4           2309         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 02 PM PST            15.6           2338         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 03 PM PST            15.7           2368         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 04 PM PST            15.8           2397         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 05 PM PST            15.8           2424         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 06 PM PST            15.9           2451         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 07 PM PST            16.0           2475         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 08 PM PST            16.1           2493         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 09 PM PST            16.1           2505         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 10 PM PST            16.1           2511         +              Normal
  03/03/2024 11 PM PST            16.1           2511         0              Normal
  03/04/2024 12 AM PST            16.1           2502         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 01 AM PST            16.1           2490         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 02 AM PST            16.0           2472         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 03 AM PST            15.9           2454         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 04 AM PST            15.9           2430         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 05 AM PST            15.8           2406         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 06 AM PST            15.7           2379         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 07 AM PST            15.6           2350         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 08 AM PST            15.5           2317         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 09 AM PST            15.4           2285         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 10 AM PST            15.2           2250         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 11 AM PST            15.1           2216         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 12 PM PST            15.0           2176         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 01 PM PST            14.9           2139         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 02 PM PST            14.7           2099         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 03 PM PST            14.6           2060         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 04 PM PST            14.4           2018         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 05 PM PST            14.3           1979         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 06 PM PST            14.1           1938         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 07 PM PST            14.0           1897         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 08 PM PST            13.8           1857         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 09 PM PST            13.7           1819         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 10 PM PST            13.5           1779         -              Normal
  03/04/2024 11 PM PST            13.4           1740         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 12 AM PST            13.2           1701         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 01 AM PST            13.1           1663         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 02 AM PST            12.9           1627         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 03 AM PST            12.7           1589         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 04 AM PST            12.6           1554         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 05 AM PST            12.4           1519         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 06 AM PST            12.3           1485         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 07 AM PST            12.2           1453         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 08 AM PST            12.0           1419         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 09 AM PST            11.9           1388         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 10 AM PST            11.7           1359         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 11 AM PST            11.6           1329         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 12 PM PST            11.5           1300         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 01 PM PST            11.3           1272         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 02 PM PST            11.2           1244         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 03 PM PST            11.1           1219         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 04 PM PST            11.0           1194         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 05 PM PST            10.8           1171         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 06 PM PST            10.7           1146         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 07 PM PST            10.6           1124         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 08 PM PST            10.5           1103         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 09 PM PST            10.4           1081         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 10 PM PST            10.3           1061         -              Normal
  03/05/2024 11 PM PST            10.2           1041         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 12 AM PST            10.1           1021         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 01 AM PST            10.0           1004         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 02 AM PST             9.9            986         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 03 AM PST             9.8            969         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 04 AM PST             9.8            954         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 05 AM PST             9.7            938         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 06 AM PST             9.6            923         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 07 AM PST             9.5            908         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 08 AM PST             9.4            895         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 09 AM PST             9.4            882         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 10 AM PST             9.3            871         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 11 AM PST             9.2            858         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 12 PM PST             9.2            847         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 01 PM PST             9.1            836         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 02 PM PST             9.1            827         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 03 PM PST             9.0            817         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 04 PM PST             9.0            808         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 05 PM PST             8.9            799         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 06 PM PST             8.9            790         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 07 PM PST             8.8            781         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 08 PM PST             8.8            774         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 09 PM PST             8.7            765         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 10 PM PST             8.7            758         -              Normal
  03/06/2024 11 PM PST             8.7            751         -              Normal
  03/07/2024 12 AM PST             8.6            744         -              Normal
  03/07/2024 01 AM PST             8.6            737         -              Normal
  03/07/2024 02 AM PST             8.5            731         -              Normal
  03/07/2024 03 AM PST             8.5            724         -              Normal
  03/07/2024 04 AM PST             8.4            717         -              Normal
#
# NOTE 1: Stages are rounded to the nearest tenth (.1) of a foot.
# NOTE 2: Flows are rounded to the nearest (1) cfs.
# NOTE 3: Trends are determined using hourly change in unrounded stage and flow.
# NOTE 4: Maximum Values are determined using unrounded stage and flow.