The Altamaha River is a major river in the U.S. state of Georgia. It flows generally eastward for 137 miles (220 km) from its origin at the confluence of the Oconee River and Ocmulgee River towards the Atlantic Ocean, where it empties into the ocean near Brunswick, Georgia. No dams are directly on the Altamaha, though some are on the Oconee and the Ocmulgee. Including its tributaries, the Altamaha River's drainage basin is about 14,000 square miles (36,000 km2) in size, qualifying it among the larger river basins of the US Atlantic coast. Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Altamaha River Near Baxley with a streamflow rate of 6,420 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Altamaha River At Doctortown reporting a gauge stage of 6.17 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Altamaha River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 72 ft, the Altamaha River Near Baxley .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Altamaha River Near Baxley
|6420 cfs||5.91 ft|
Altamaha River At Doctortown
|5070 cfs||6.17 ft|