Ocklawaha River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Ocklawaha River Levels

June 19 2024

3,368 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-108.1 cfs (-5.99%) since yesterday
76.96% of Normal 5 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Ocklawaha River was last observed at 1,698 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 3,368 acre-ft of water today; about 77% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 2,206 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2017-09-14 when daily discharge volume was observed at 22,010 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Ocklawaha River Nr Conner reporting a streamflow rate of 673 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Ocklawaha R At Moss Bluff with a gauge stage of 34.66 ft. This river is monitored from 5 different streamgauging stations along the Ocklawaha River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 62 ft, the Ocklawaha R At Moss Bluff.

Last Updated 2024-06-19
Streamflow 1,697.9 cfs
Percent of Normal 76.96%
Maximum 22,010.0 cfs

About the ocklawaha river

The Ocklawaha River, located in Florida, is approximately 74 miles long and is a tributary of the St. Johns River. The river has a rich history, with evidence of Native American settlements dating back 12,000 years. In the late 19th and early 20th century, the river was used extensively for transportation and logging. Today, the river is a popular spot for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and swimming. The river's hydrology is influenced by several dams and reservoirs, including the Rodman Reservoir, which was created in the 1960s for flood control and hydroelectric power generation. The construction of this dam led to the flooding of large areas of forest and wetland habitats, sparking controversy and ongoing debate about the trade-offs between conservation and development. The Ocklawaha River also supports agricultural activities in the surrounding areas, including citrus groves and ranching.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Ocklawaha R At Moss Bluff
USGS 02238500
25 cfs 34.66 ft 0
Ocklawaha River Nr Ocala
USGS 02239000
17 cfs 33.67 ft -30.68
Ocklawaha River Nr Conner
USGS 02240000
673 cfs 2.84 ft -4.81
Ocklawaha River At Eureka
USGS 02240500
603 cfs 20.18 ft -7.52
Ocklawaha R At Rodman Dam Nr Orange Springs
USGS 02243960
397 cfs 2.53 ft 0

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