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Canandaigua Lake at Canandaigua Pool (ft)Observed: 688.42 ft at 8:00AM May 02, 2016Highest Observation: 688.62 ft at 8:00AM May 03, 2016CNDN6(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (2:30AM May 5, 2016)ObservedLatest observed value: 688.62 ft at 8:00 AM EDT 3-May-2016. Flood Stage is 690 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Canandaigua Lake at Canandaigua are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 692
Moderate Flood Stage: 691
Flood Stage: 690
Action Stage: 689
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 692.11 ft on 06/24/1972
(2) 690.25 ft on 05/01/2011

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 690.25 ft on 05/01/2011
(2) 692.11 ft on 06/24/1972

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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692 Widespread flooding of lakefront property along East Lake and West Lake Roads. The city pier innundated...some flooding of commercial property on Lakeshore Drive.
691 Moderate flooding to low lying lakefront property along all shores...some structures along East Lake and West Lake Roads impacted.
690 Flood stage...Flooding begins to some low lying residential structures along the lake.
689 Elevated lake level with minor flooding of lawns and docks
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Latitude: 42.873222° N, Longitude: 77.272639° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 690 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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