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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

The graphical river forecast products display observed and forecast hydrograph data. Included is a graphic display of the hydrologic input "Rain + Melt" that was used as input to the hydrologic model (averaged for all upstream basins.)
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Official River Guidance Point Locations Unofficial River Guidance Point Locations
                                                                                                      River Guidance Forecast Status
(Approximately 5 Days)





Graphical RVF Search






Gage Information

Place cursor over gage
on map for readout.


        River / Creek

        Gage / Station

        Latest Stage (Raw Data)

        Latest Flow (Raw Data)

        Max Forecast Stage

        Max Forecast Flow

        Forecast Issue Time

95 Gages Forecast
Normal Conditions
(93.1% of Gages)
7 Gages Forecast
Above Monitor Stage
(6.9% of Gages)
0 Gages Forecast
Above Flood Stage
(0.0% of Gages)
0 Gages Forecast
Above Danger Stage
(0.0% of Gages)
Last Map Update:   Monday February 26th 2024 at 5:46 AM PST  (0 Minutes Old)
(Data is updated every 5 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
TEHC1SACRAMENTO TEHAMA BRIDGE 206.5209.5206.648,962Above Monitor
CLAC1SACRAMENTO COLUSA WEIR 60.970.171.165.616,845Above Monitor
CLUC1SACRAMENTO COLUSA BRIDGE 63.070.071.065.442,543Above Monitor
TISC1SACRAMENTO TISDALE WEIR 44.151.652.647.216,188Above Monitor
FMWC1SACRAMENTO FREMONT WEIR 32.039.540.534.099,582Above Monitor
LSBC1YOLO BYPASS LISBON 13.019.026.217.2Above Monitor
CLKC1CLEAR LAKE LAKEPORT 8.09.08.3346,192 acre-feetAbove Monitor

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

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 ]Feb 25 2024 at 7:57 AM PSTFeb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
RNRussian Napa[ Alternate Link ]Feb 25 2024 at 8:03 AM PSTFeb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
USAUpper Sacramento[ Alternate Link ]Feb 25 2024 at 7:16 AM PSTFeb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
LSCLower Sacramento[ Alternate Link ]Feb 25 2024 at 7:30 AM PSTFeb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
SJSan Joaquin[ Alternate Link ]Feb 25 2024 at 7:44 AM PSTFeb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
CCCentral Coast[ Alternate Link ]Feb 25 2024 at 8:11 AM PSTFeb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
SCASouthern California[ Alternate Link ]Feb 25 2024 at 8:16 AM PSTFeb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
ESEastern Sierra[ Alternate Link ]Feb 25 2024 at 8:24 AM PSTFeb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
HBTHumboldt[ Alternate Link ]Feb 25 2024 at 8:25 AM PSTFeb 26 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
SAC Sacramento Delta (Tides) [ Alternate Link ]Feb 25 2024 at 6:10 AM PSTFeb 26 2024 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

Official annual NOAA tide tables are produced by the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services.  Please use the links below to navigate to the NOAA tide tables and to view real-time data from the CA Department of Water Resources.

NOAA Tide Predictions  For annual tide tables, navigate to your desired location and then use the button on the right side of the page.
NOAA Tide Predictions Users Guide
NOAA Vertical Datum Transformation Tools (download and online versions)

Quick Links to Selected Annual Tide Tables:
    Location:

Selected Tide Location Metadata and Links:
NameNWS IDCA DWR IDNOAA ID
(Click for Tide Table)
Latitude
(°N)
Longitude
(°W)
Conversion from MLLW
to NAVD88 (ft.)
San Francisco (Golden Gate Bridge) FTPC1 GGT 9414290 37.81 122.47 -0.06
Rio Vista RVBC1 RVB 9415316 38.15 121.69 +1.532
Antioch ATIC1 ANH 9415064 38.02 121.82 +1.916
Mallard Island MLIC1 MAL 9415112 38.04 121.92 +1.427
Venice Island VNCC1 VNI 9415105 38.05 121.50 +2.106
Sacramento (I Street Bridge) SACC1 IST 9416174 38.58 121.51 +2.585
Three-Mile Slough TMJC1 SR3 9415193 38.09 121.69 +2.113
Stockton (Rough & Ready Island) RRIC1 RRI 9414883 37.96 121.29 ≈ +1.52



The 2024 tide publications will be the last tide tables issued by the California Nevada River Forecast Center and the California Department of Water Resources.  Please use the links above to access the official NOAA tide data. The CNRFC/CA DWR tide tables are provided below.

Notes:

  + PDF format files require Adobe® Acrobat Reader.
  + CSV files for all locations listed are contained within a single ZIP file.

2024 Tides
PDF Volume 1 - Golden Gate Bridge, Rio Vista, Port of Sacramento, I Street
PDF Volume 2 - Golden Gate Bridge, Antioch, Venice Island, Port of Stockton
CSV Golden Gate Bridge, Rio Vista, Port of Sacramento, I Street, Antioch, Venice Island, Port of Stockton

2023 Tides
PDF Volume 1 - Golden Gate Bridge, Rio Vista, Port of Sacramento, I Street
PDF Volume 2 - Golden Gate Bridge, Antioch, Venice Island, Port of Stockton
CSV Golden Gate Bridge, Rio Vista, Port of Sacramento, I Street, 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 2024 tide publications will be the last tide tables issued by the California Nevada River Forecast Center and the California Department of Water Resources. The official NOAA source of tide forecasts is NOAA’s National Ocean Service. If you have any questions or comments, 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 2024 tide publications will be the last tide tables issued by the California Nevada River Forecast Center and the California Department of Water Resources. The official NOAA source of tide forecasts is NOAA’s National Ocean Service. If you have any questions or comments, 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 2024 tide publications will be the last tide tables issued by the California Nevada River Forecast Center and the California Department of Water Resources. The official NOAA source of tide forecasts is NOAA’s National Ocean Service. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us by email at cnrfc.webmaster@noaa.gov or by phone at 916-979-3056. Thank you.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TIDE CSV FILES

The 2024 tide publications will be the last tide tables issued by the California Nevada River Forecast Center and the California Department of Water Resources. The official NOAA source of tide forecasts is NOAA’s National Ocean Service. If you have any questions or comments, 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 2024 tide publications will be the last tide tables issued by the California Nevada River Forecast Center and the California Department of Water Resources. The official NOAA source of tide forecasts is NOAA’s National Ocean Service. If you have any questions or comments, 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 2024 tide publications will be the last tide tables issued by the California Nevada River Forecast Center and the California Department of Water Resources. The official NOAA source of tide forecasts is NOAA’s National Ocean Service. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us by email at cnrfc.webmaster@noaa.gov or by phone at 916-979-3056. Thank you.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TIDE CSV FILES