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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Santee River at Lake Marion are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 77.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 77.1
Flood Stage: 77
Action Stage: 76
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 76.76 ft on 12/19/2009
(2) 76.65 ft on 12/15/2009
(3) 76.64 ft on 12/25/2009
(4) 76.62 ft on 02/17/2010
(5) 76.61 ft on 02/02/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 76.62 ft on 02/17/2010
(2) 76.61 ft on 02/02/2010
(3) 76.17 ft on 01/25/2010
(4) 76.60 ft on 01/05/2010
(5) 76.64 ft on 12/25/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 66.60 ft on 12/15/2007
(2) 69.14 ft on 10/23/2007
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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77.5 Structures on the shore of Lake Marion and low lying islands are threaten by flood water.
77.09 Flood water approaches roads nearest the lake.
77 Flood stage - areas and beaches on Lake Marion begin to flood.
76.8 Full pool
76 Swamps in the upper reaches of Lake Marion begin to fill.

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