National Weather Service California Nevada River Forecast Center Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service

 | 

VENTURA RIVER - FOSTER PARK (VRVC1)
Latitude: 34.35º NLongitude: 119.31º WElevation: 200 Feet
Location: Ventura County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Monitor Stage: 15.9 FeetFlood Stage: 17.6 Feet

Observed Data Credit
Gage owner logo

Raw streamflow data is provided by the US Geological Survey (USGS).
View USGS Data for this station location.

Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021*
81
7.45
Jan 28, 2021
2020*
4,600
13.71
Apr 6, 2020
2019*
16,000
20.23
Feb 2, 2019
2018*
6,030
16.09
Jan 9, 2018
2017*
18,500
21.23
Feb 17, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1929 to Present) - Ranked by Flow
1978*
63,600
19.14
Feb 10, 1978
1969*
58,000
24.30
Jan 25, 1969
1992*
45,800
20.66
Feb 12, 1992
1995*
43,700
21.16
Jan 10, 1995
2005*
41,000
17.08
Jan 10, 2005
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
Location Photographs
ESRI™ Locator Map
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ356)
Today: Low clouds with patchy fog and drizzle in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s.

Tonight: Clear early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the mid 50s.

Sunday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s except around 70 closer to the coast. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Clear early then low clouds and fog. Lows in the mid 50s to around 60. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the evening.

Monday: Low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s except the lower to mid 70s closer to the coast.

Monday Night: Clear in the evening then areas of low clouds and fog. Lows in the mid 50s to around 60.

Tuesday: Areas of low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the 80s except the lower to mid 70s closer to the coast.

Tuesday Night: Clear in the evening then areas of low clouds and fog. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Wednesday: Areas of low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the 80s to around 90 except the mid to upper 70s closer to the coast.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then areas of low clouds and fog. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Thursday: Areas of low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the 80s to around 90 except the mid to upper 70s closer to the coast.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear in the evening then areas of low clouds and fog. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Friday: Areas of low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the mid 80s to lower 90s except the mid 70s to around 80 closer to the coast.
Impacts - E19 Information
17.6 FeetVentura River begins to flood the Ferro Ranch area just upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura.
19.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods.
20.1 FeetFerro Ranch upstream of the Main Street Bridge in Ventura floods, the Ventura RV Park just downstream of the Main Street Bridge floods, US Highway 101 floods, and Main Street in Ventura floods.
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.