Recreational River Forecast


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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
500 PM AKDT WED OCT 01 2014

...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...
                                                                  
---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 10/01 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             10.0    9.7    9.5    9.3 |   9.1 |  9.0   8.8 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      5000   4600   4300   4100 |  3700 | 3500  3300 |
KENAI RIVER BLW SKILAK LAKE                  |       |            |
 SKLA2             10.8   10.5   10.2    9.9 |   9.7 |  9.5   9.4 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE           |       |            |
 APTA2              0.9    0.9    0.9    0.8 |   0.8 |  0.8   0.8 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHICK                |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.3   3.3 |
SIXMILE CREEK NR HOPE                        |       |            |
 SIXA2              9.4    9.3    9.3    9.2 |   9.1 |  9.1   9.0 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       760    740    710    630 |   580 |  570   550 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 10/01 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NR ANCHORAGE                      |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.2    5.2    5.2    5.2 |   5.1 |  5.1   5.0 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HWY BRG                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              3.4    3.4    3.4    3.3 |   3.3 |  3.2   3.1 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              4.4    4.1    3.9    3.7 |   3.4 | 14.2  14.0 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              6.5    6.3    6.2    6.1 |   5.9 |  5.8   5.7 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HWY                    |       |            |
 WILA2              6.4    6.4    6.3    6.3 |   6.2 |  6.1   6.0 |
WILLOW CREEK NR CANYON                       |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.3    2.2    2.2    2.1 |   2.1 |  2.1   2.0 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       390    370    350    330 |   310 |  290   280 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.9    5.9    5.8    5.8 |   5.8 |  5.6   5.5 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BLW HP BRG           |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.1    3.1    3.0    3.0 |   2.9 |  2.9   2.8 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       290    280    270    250 |   240 |  230   210 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              1.3    1.3    1.3    1.3 |   1.2 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT PALMER                    |       |            |
 MATA2              6.2    6.1    6.1    5.9 |   5.8 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 10/01 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              3.7    3.5    3.5    3.4 |   3.4 |  3.3   3.3 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.6    6.6    6.6    6.5 |   6.4 |  6.4   6.4 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              6.6    6.5    6.6    6.5 |   MSG |  6.4   6.4 |
TONSINA RIVER AT HWY BRG                     |       |            |
 TONA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  8.9   8.8 |
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---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 10/01 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             71.6   71.8   71.7   71.5 |  71.4 | 71.3  71.3 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HWY BRG                      |       |            |
 SALA2              7.3    7.3    7.3    7.3 |   7.2 |  7.2   7.1 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             15.9   15.9   15.9   15.8 |  15.8 | 15.8  15.7 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HWY BRG            |       |            |
 CRSA2              8.7    8.7    8.7    8.7 |   8.7 |  8.6   8.6 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HWY BRG           |       |            |
 CHAA2              7.1    7.1    7.1    7.0 |   7.0 |  7.0   7.0 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2              9.7    9.6    9.6    9.6 |   9.5 |  9.5   9.4 |
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---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 10/01 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              4.6    0.5    0.6    6.1 |   4.8 |  4.2   4.0 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2100   3800   5300   4100 |  2300 | 1600  1500 |
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WHITEWATER BOATING INFORMATION...GAUGE READING (WHITEWATER CLASS)
                               
...NAME OF STREAM.........GAUGE ID.....LOW.......MED........HIGH 
EAGLE RIVER
  ABOVE VISITORS CENTER   ERBA2     3.0(IV)   4.0(IV-)   4.4(IV+)
  ABOVE CAMPGROUND RAPIDS ERBA2     2.7(II)   3.5(II)    4.3(II+)
  BELOW CAMPGROUND RAPIDS ERBA2     2.7(III)  3.5(III)   4.3(III+)
GULKANA RIVER
  ABOVE SOURDOUGH         GULA2     6.0(III)  7.0(III)   8.0(III+)
  BELOW SOURDOUGH         GULA2     6.0(II)   7.0(II)    8.0(II+)
KENAI RIVER
  ABOVE JIM'S LANDING     COOA2     6.0(II)   9.0(II)   11.0(II+)
  BELOW JIM'S LANDING     COOA2     6.0(II)   9.0(II+)  11.0(III)
  BELOW SKILAK LAKE       SKLA2     8.4(I)   10.4(I)    11.4(II)
LITTLE SUSITNA RIVER
  ABOVE HATCHER BRIDGE    LSOA2*    6.3(V-)   7.0(V-) 7.5(V-)8.0(VI-)
MATANUSKA RIVER
  LION'S HEAD             MAGA2     3.0(IV-)  4.0(IV)    4.8(IV+)
  TO KING'S RIVER         MATA2     8.0(II+) 10.5(III)  11.5(III)
  BELOW KING'S RIVER      MATA2     8.0(I)   10.5(II)   11.5(II) 
WILLOW CREEK
  IN CANYON               WLWA2     2.6(III)  3.4(IV)    4.1(IV)
  AT PARKS HWY BRIDGE     WILA2     7.5(III)  8.3(IV)    9.0(IV)
TALKEETNA RIVER CANYON    TKTA2     6.2(IV-)  8.2(IV)    9.7(IV+) 
SHIP CREEK                SHIA2     4.9(IV+)  5.3(V)     5.7(V+)
SIXMILE CREEK             SIXA2     9.0(IV)  10.6(IV+)  11.3(V-)
TONSINA RIVER CANYON      TONA2     9.0(III) 10.0(III+) 12.0(IV) 
NENANA RIVER CANYON       HNRA2     8.5(IV-) 10.0(IV)   11.5(IV)


* LSOA2 STAGES ARE BASED ON NWS GAUGE AT THE HATCHER PASS BRIDGE
** THESE GAUGES REQUIRE YOUR INPUT TO DEVELOP NEW LEVELS


OBSERVED STAGES ARE THE CLOSEST AVAILABLE OBSERVATION TO 10 AM
FOR EACH DAY. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT 
HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV  
THE NEXT RECREATION FORECAST IS SCHEDULED FOR 5 PM THU OCT 02.


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