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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the St. Johns River near Cocoa 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: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 16.5
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 15.8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.55 ft on 10/11/1953
(2) 17.43 ft on 10/06/2017 (P)
(3) 17.09 ft on 09/01/2008
(4) 16.93 ft on 10/06/2004
(5) 16.78 ft on 10/24/1956
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.43 ft on 10/06/2017 (P)
(2) 16.45 ft on 10/29/2011
(3) 17.09 ft on 09/01/2008
(4) 16.36 ft on 11/04/2005
(5) 16.93 ft on 10/06/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 7.93 ft on 06/23/2000
(2) 8.13 ft on 06/14/2011
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17.2 Water enters homes along the St Johns River in the Lake Poinsett area west of Cocoa, also low lyng homes in the Silver Pines subdivision in Rockledge and the Shakespeare Park area of Cocoa. Providence Road area west of Cocoa becomes impassible, cutting off access to homes in the Mullet Lane and Bass Road area. Docks flooded and water in parking lot at Lone Cabbage Fish Camp.
17 Flooding to some roads and water approaching low lying homes in the Silver Pines subdivision in Rockledge. Many yards, ditches and pastures flooded and water approaching low lying structures along Pluckebaum Road in Cocoa and Rockledge. Flooding to low lying structures in the Lake Washington area of Melbourne.
16.7 Water covers yards, encroaches on homes and may enter low lying homes along the St Johns River in the Lake Poinsett area.
16.5 Road flooding in the Stratford Drive area of Cocoa. Flooding of streets and approaching low lying structures in the Lake Washington area of Melbourne.
16.2 Water spreads up in yards and approaches homes along the St Johns River in the Lake Poinsett area.
16 Flooding to low lying roads in the Lake Washington area of Melbourne. Flooding in low lying areas west of John Rodes Blvd from Melbourne to West Melbourne, reaching to the June Park area.
15.8 Water begins to move over sea wall in low lying areas along the St Johns River in the Lake Poinsett area west of Cocoa. Flooding to low lying areas near the river in the Lake Washington area of Melbourne.

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