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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
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*
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
2018
6,330
41.62
Mar 23, 2018
 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
53.0 FeetVentura Road under the railroad bridge will begin to flood as well as the Wagon Wheel Road shopping center.
54.0 FeetStores at the Wagon Wheel shopping center will begin to be flooded. McGrath State Beach campground will be flooded.
55.0 FeetHarbor 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.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ354)
Today: Patchy fog in the morning. Partly cloudy early, becoming mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy early then sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows mid 40s to around 50.

Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows mid 40s to around 50.

Thursday: Sunny in the morning then partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

Thursday Night: Increasing clouds. Lows mid 40s to lower 50s.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows mid 40s to around 50.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s to around 60.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers in the morning, becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs in the mid to upper 50s.
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.