Department of Environment
and Local Government
Ministère de l'Environnement
et des Gouvernements locaux
SAINT JOHN RIVER 5-DAY FORECAST
FLOWS IN CUBIC FEET PER SECOND AND WATER LEVELS (W/L) IN METERS
Issued: 3-May-2023 Next Forecast: 11-Mar-2024
The actual water levels and flows are obtained from stations operated by Environment and Climate Change Canada, NB Power and US Geological Survey.
Weather input is provided by Environment and Climate Change Canada, Natural Resources and Energy Development, US National Weather Service, Quebec Environment.
LOCATION RECORD
LEVEL-(YEAR)
FLOOD
LEVEL
OBSERVED AT RIVER FORECAST
0700 hrs 0700 hrs 0700 hrs 0700 hrs 0700 hrs 0700 hrs
3May 4May 5May 6May 7May 8May
Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
CLAIR / FORT KENT FLOW 50,700 43,600 37,800 32,500 28,700 26,000
GRAND FALLS DISCHARGE FLOW 67,900 59,200 52,000 45,100 40,000 36,300
AROOSTOOK FLOW 11,700 9,900 8,000 6,100 4,700 3,800
TOBIQUE FLOW 6,600 6,200 5,900 5,400 5,100 4,800
BEECHWOOD INFLOW FLOW 90,700 79,800 69,900 60,300 53,000 47,700
MACTAQUAC INFLOW FLOW 84,800 74,800 65,000 55,200 47,700 42,400
MCKINLEY FLOW 84,800 74,800 65,000 55,200 47,700 42,400
ST. LEONARD W/L 137.3-(2008) 136.0 N/A 131.9 131.6 131.4 131.2 131.1
PERTH ANDOVER W/L 80.2-(2012) 77.2 74.68 FORECAST NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO THE UNPREDICTABLE NATURE OF ICE JAMS IN THESE AREAS
SIMONDS W/L 51.2-(1986) 48.5 N/A
HARTLAND W/L 48.2-(2012) 45.7 43.28
WOODSTOCK W/L 44.0-(1987) 41.4 40.69
NASHWAAK (Durham Bridge) W/L 23.0-(2018) 21.0 18.93 18.6 18.4 18.3 18.2 18.1
KENNEBECASIS (Apohaqui) W/L 13.9-(2014) 13.0 8.20 8.2 8.2 8.1 8.0 7.9
FREDERICTON W/L 8.6-(1973) 6.5 4.66 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.4
MAUGERVILLE W/L 7.3-(2018) 6.0 4.25 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.4 3.2
JEMSEG W/L 6.8-(2018) 4.3 3.65 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.0
GRAND LAKE W/L 6.9-(2018) 5.0 3.64 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.0
SHEFFIELD-LAKEVILLE CORNER W/L 7.0-(2018) 4.8 3.71 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.1
GAGETOWN W/L 6.7-(2018) 4.0 3.69 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.0
OAK POINT W/L 6.0-(2018) 4.7 3.03 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.7
HAMPTON** W/L 5.9-(2018) 4.6 3.02 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8
QUISPAMSIS-SAINT JOHN W/L 5.8-(2018) 4.2 2.92 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.7
WEATHER
(MODEL INPUT)
PRECIP. (mm) NORTH 0- 2 1- 5 0- 2 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0
PRECIP. (mm) SOUTH 0- 3 2- 7 0- 6 0- 0 0- 0 0- 6
TEMP. (C) NORTH 13/ 1 8/ 2 11/ 0 15/ 2 18/ 4 18/ 5
TEMP. (C) SOUTH 14/ 2 9/ 1 10/ 1 15/ 0 18/ 3 20/ 4
SERIAL NO: 45 ISSUED @: 09:13 BY HYDROLOGY CENTRE
N/A = FORECAST NOT AVAILABLE // **WATER LEVELS ARE BASED ON A COMPUTER MODEL
Note: This flood forecast is dependent on the accuracy of forecasted weather conditions.
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Normal Water levels are normal.
Advisory Advisory water level is 2.0 metres below flood stage. Advisories are issued when conditions are expected to remain below the criteria for warning, but may cause inconvenience or minor disruptions to normal activities.
Watch Watch water level is 1.0 metre below flood stage. Watch means conditions are favourable for minor disruptions to normal activities. Precautionary steps should be taken to reduce potential loss or damage. Watches are intended to heighten public awareness of the potential impact of events.
Warning Warning water level is 0.5 metre below flood. A warning means an event is certain or is IMMINENT. Measures should be taken to safeguard life and property IMMEDIATELY.
Flood Water level has reached flood stage at the location indicated. A flood level is the water level when flooding starts to cause significant costs to be incurred.