Metadata for Wando River at Cainhoy (IN MLLW) (WRCS1)

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Latitude: 32.921306° N, Longitude: 79.824389° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 -3.618 Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 -2.638 Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL -3.561 Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other -6.583 Not Available Mean Higher High Water (MHHW), which is used as a proxy for inundation.

Other Real-time and/or Archive Data Sources:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Data and Site Info for Cainhoy (IN MLLW)

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