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SAN LUIS REY RIVER - OCEANSIDE (SLOC1)
Latitude: 33.22º NLongitude: 117.36º WElevation: 20 Feet
Location: San Diego County in CaliforniaRiver Group: Southern California
Issuance Time: Mar 30 2017 at 7:22 AM PDTNext Issuance: Mar 30 2017 at 3:00 PM PDT
Monitor Stage: N/A Flood Stage: 21.0 Feet
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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2015*
0****
--
--
2014*
0****
--
--
2013*
158
7.53
Mar 8, 2013
2012*
84
6.93
Apr 26, 2012
2011*
6,810
17.25
Dec 22, 2011
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Oct 1946 to Present)***
1916
95,600
--
Jan 27, 1916
1993**
25,700
21.70
Jan 16, 1993
1980*
25,000
14.00
Feb 21, 1980
2005*
21,800
20.68
Jan 11, 2005
1995*
19,500
19.97
Mar 06, 1995
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Maximum since regulation by Lake Henshaw
 *** Most recent continuous record back to Oct 1946 with segmented periods back to Apr 1912
 **** No flow recorded during the entire water year
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ043)
Today: Partly cloudy in the morning and becoming mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 64 to 69 near the coast to 70 to 75 inland. Light winds.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening and becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 48 to 53. Light winds.

Friday: Mostly cloudy in the morning and becoming mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 70. Areas of winds north 15 mph becoming west with gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 52. Areas of winds west 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph in the evening becoming light.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 70 near the coast to 70 to 75 inland. Light winds becoming west 15 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 53.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 70 near the coast to 72 to 77 inland.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 53.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Highs 62 to 67 near the coast to 67 to 72 inland.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 47 to 53.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 65 to 70 near the coast to 72 to 77 inland.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 48 to 53.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 66 to 71 near the coast to 74 to 79 inland.
Impacts - E19 Information
21.0 FeetDamage unknown. Bridge approaches upstream threatened and at risk of undermining.
24.5 FeetDamage unknown. Camino Del Rey, Couser Canyon, and Shearer Crossing Bridge approaches at risk of being washed out.
28.0 FeetScouring and undermining of roads and structures adjacent to the river channel. Bridge approaches designed to wash out at high flows destroyed. Indian gaming casinos parking facilities under water. Most significant damage upstream of levee with adjacent cropland underwater and homes threatened. Some infrastructure facilities damaged in city of Oceanside.
29.0 FeetOvertopping levee. Henshaw Dam was not in place nor was the levee at time of record flow. Levee is designed for PMF of 85,000 cfs. Peak adjusted discharge of 1916 event with Henshaw Dam is estimated to be 54,000 cfs. This is also assumed to be the 100 year storm.
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 San Diego 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.