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2020 Tide Tables Available - The 2020 tide tables are now available on our river forecast page.

October 2019 Datum Change - On the morning of October 1, 2019, the California Department of Water Resources changed the reporting of river stage data collected at 21 locations to the new NAVD88 datum (from NGVD29, Local, or USED datum). This affected critical stages (monitor, flood, and danger stages) at 12 of these locations, which are official National Weather Service flood forecast points. For more information on these changes, please check out this webpage hosted by CDEC (California Data Exchange).

Alert MessageAll River Guidance (Flood Forecast) Points Are Currently and Forecast to Remain Below Critical StagesAlert Message

 
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Last Map Update:   Sunday August 9th 2020 at 5:05 PM PDT  (4 Minutes Old)
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River Guidance Points Forecast Above Specified Stage Definitions  (Select NWS ID for Specified Graphical RVF)
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** NOTE **  Stage is presented in "Feet" while Flow is presented in "cfs".

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 ]Aug 09 2020 at 6:49 AM PDTAug 10 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
RNRussian Napa[ Alternate Link ]Aug 09 2020 at 6:41 AM PDTAug 10 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
USAUpper Sacramento[ Alternate Link ]Aug 09 2020 at 6:36 AM PDTAug 10 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
LSCLower Sacramento[ Alternate Link ]Aug 09 2020 at 6:43 AM PDTAug 10 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
SJSan Joaquin[ Alternate Link ]Aug 09 2020 at 6:53 AM PDTAug 10 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
CCCentral Coast[ Alternate Link ]Aug 09 2020 at 6:44 AM PDTAug 10 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
SCASouthern California[ Alternate Link ]Aug 09 2020 at 6:47 AM PDTAug 10 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
ESEastern Sierra[ Alternate Link ]Aug 09 2020 at 6:46 AM PDTAug 10 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
HBTHumboldt[ Alternate Link ]Aug 09 2020 at 6:42 AM PDTAug 10 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
SAC Sacramento Delta (Tides) [ Alternate Link ]Aug 09 2020 at 5:37 AM PDTAug 10 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
 
** 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.