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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Southeast River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Suwannee River near Wilcox - US 19 (in NAVD88) are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Rock Bluff  near Bell - CR 340 (in NAVD88) Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Manatee Springs (in NAVD88)
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 20
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 7
Low Stage (in feet): 0.9

Historic Crests
(1) 21.13 ft on 04/14/1948
(2) 17.39 ft on 04/21/1973
(3) 16.18 ft on 02/26/1998
(4) 15.87 ft on 04/16/1984
(5) 14.69 ft on 04/02/1959
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.02 ft on 08/17/2021
(2) 11.29 ft on 12/31/2018
(3) 6.21 ft on 09/02/2016
(4) 8.30 ft on 04/14/2016
(5) 12.60 ft on 05/05/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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29.8 Water reaches the top of the US-19 bridge railing.
26.7 Water begins to flood the US-19 bridge travel lanes.
22 Record flooding along the lower Suwannee River. All travel lanes of US 19 flood in Dixie County from near the Suwannee Gables Motel to a quarter mile west of the US-19 bridge. Flood waters spread through Old Town on both sides of US-19. Many homes are severely impacted or destroyed by flood waters from Pervis Landing through Hinton Landing.
20 Major flooding throughout the Lower Suwannee River Basin. Water will reach the walkway to the gage shelter. Numberous neighborhoods along Highway 349 and South of Pervis Landing are flooded. Water begins to affect businesses in Old Town mainly north of US-19. Water begins to flood travel lanes of uS-19 near the Suwannee Gables Motel. Widspread flooding continues in Gilchrist County, especially along Stephen Foster Avenue.
19 The Nature Coast State Trail Bridge floods at this level.
18 In dixie county, widespread flooding in Hinton Landing. Most areas east of SE 898 street and Blackjack Road are flooded. Along the north side of US-19 east of Old Town a few homes continue to flood. Residences near the nature coast state trail flood at this level. CR 349 floods near the substation. In Gilchrist County, flooding expands along Spring Run Road and Stephen Foster Avenue.
16 in dixie County, flooding in Hinton Landing reaches homes along SE 209th Avenue. In Old Town, water approaches CR349 near the substation. A couple of homes north of US 19 near the river begin to flood.
14 In dixie county - Significant flooding in Hinton Landing continues. All homes near the RV park are flooded. In Gilchrist County, flooding expands across Spring Run Road and affects a few homes in the area. Access to homes on Riverview Road is blocked at this level.
13 Significant flooding affects the Suwannee River RV park and residences south of SE 964th street. Access into Hinton Landing becomes impossible above this level. SE Highway 346 floods at this level in Hinton Landing.
12 In Dixie county, River road south of SE 964th street floods isolating numerous homes. Flooding expands at Hinton Landing affecting several residences into the area.
11 In Gilchrist County, flood waters increase in severity near Hart Springs. Flooding extends east of SW 80th avenue. In Dixie County, flooding increases at the Suwannee river RV Park. Areas downstream along the river to Hinton Landing begin to flood.
10 In Gilchrist County, water floods much of SW County Road 344 West of SW 80th avenue. In Dixie County, homes on Water Street at Pervis Landing are inaccessible. Flooding begins at the Suwannee River RV Park.
8.35 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission begin enforcement of a no wake zone in the area known as Zone 4. Roughly defined from the CR 340 bridge at Rock Bluff to New Clay Landing. This zone also include the area around Yellow Jacket Boat Landing and Fowlers Bluff Public Boat Ramp.
8 In Gilchrist county, water begins to affect low lying areas near Hart Springs. In Dixie County, water is at the top of all boat landings from Pervis landing through Hinton Landing.
7 In Dixie County, water begins to flood areas at Pervis Boat landing. Portions of Water Street near this landing flood.
(1) Suwannee River near Wilcox - KML

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