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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Situk River near Yakutat are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 73
Flood Stage: 71.5
Action Stage: 70.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 72.99 ft on 10/18/1999
(2) 72.74 ft on 01/23/2014
(3) 72.33 ft on 12/23/2004
(4) 72.21 ft on 12/15/1988
(5) 72.09 ft on 01/18/2009
(6) 71.95 ft on 11/27/2002
(7) 71.76 ft on 09/08/2013
(8) 71.40 ft on 03/18/2019
(9) 71.02 ft on 11/23/2005
(10) 70.86 ft on 08/12/2002
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 71.40 ft on 03/18/2019
(2) 70.83 ft on 12/09/2017
(3) 69.13 ft on 02/14/2017
(4) 68.54 ft on 08/16/2016
(5) 70.76 ft on 09/29/2015
(6) 72.74 ft on 01/23/2014
(7) 71.76 ft on 09/08/2013
(8) 69.23 ft on 05/12/2012
(9) 72.09 ft on 01/18/2009
(10) 68.93 ft on 07/25/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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73 Stage associated with flow (4060 cfs) having a recurrence interval of 20-40 years. Water will be near the bottom of the 9 mile bridge superstructure casuing moderate flooding of the campgroud a boat launch. Moderate flooding is expected on: Canon Beach Rd with over a foot of water, along the road to the lower Situk River landing, and roads near Tawa Creek and the Loast River. Flood waters will be over the east end of the runway of the airport and along Forest highway #10 going towards Harlequin Lake.
72.25 Stage associated with flow (3505 cfs) having a recurrence interval of ~10 years; minor flooding is expected near the 9 mile bridge and surrounding campground/boat launch. There will be significant errosion of the trail system along the Situk River. Water up to one foot will flow over the low spots on Forest highway #10, Cannon Beach Rd, near Tawa Creek and Lost River. Water will start to encroach the east end of the runway of the airport. Endicott Rd and Glacier Bear Rd will be flooded.
71.5 Stage associated with flow (2980 cfs) having a recurrence interval of ~5 years. Minor flooding is expected near 9 mile bridge with water beginning to encroach and flood the boat launch along with the surrounding campground. The Lost River and Tawa Creek will begin to go over their banks.
70.5 Bankfull -- stage associated with flow (2340 cfs) having a recurrence interval of ~2 years
Photos
(1) Overview of the Situk River at 9 mile bridge
(2) Flooding of Canon Beach Road
(3) Flooding of campground downstream of 9 mile bridge
(4) Flooding of boat launch at 9 mile bridge
(5) Minor flood stage at 9 mile bridge
(6) Flooded roads near airport and water encroaching runway #2(south approach)
(7) Flooding of campground and parking lot upstream of 9 mile bridge

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