Satilla River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Satilla River Levels

June 16 2024

2,112 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-200.0 cfs (-15.81%) since yesterday
64.87% of normal Low

Total streamflow across the Satilla River was last observed at 1,065 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 2,112 acre-ft of water today; about 65% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 1,642 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2013-03-05 when daily discharge volume was observed at 36,210 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Satilla River At Atkinson reporting a streamflow rate of 867 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Satilla River, with a gauge stage of 6.88 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Satilla River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 112 ft, the Satilla River Near Waycross.

Last Updated 2024-06-16
Streamflow 1,065.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 64.87%
Maximum 36,210.0 cfs

About the satilla river

The Satilla River is a 260-mile-long river located in southeastern Georgia, USA. The river has a rich history, dating back to prehistoric times, and was used by Native Americans for transportation and fishing. Today, the Satilla River is an important resource for recreational activities such as fishing, kayaking, camping, and hiking. The river is also used for agricultural purposes, including irrigation and livestock watering. The Satilla River watershed encompasses over 4,000 square miles and is home to several large reservoirs and dams, including the Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee dams. These reservoirs provide drinking water, hydroelectric power, and recreational opportunities for local communities. Despite its importance, the Satilla River has faced several environmental challenges, including pollution and habitat loss, which have threatened its ecological health.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Satilla River Near Waycross
USGS 02226500
198 cfs 6.8 ft -12
Satilla River At Atkinson
USGS 02228000
867 cfs 6.88 ft -16.63

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Satilla River Maximum Total Discharge

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Satilla River Year Over Year Discharge

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