San Luis Obispo County Water Resources

Division of Public Works



San Simeon

(Sensor 718)



  • Off San Simeon Creek Road, 0.9 miles upstream from US Highway 1, South of San Simeon, CA, North of Cambria, CA.



  • November 25, 1987 by U.S.G.S. in cooperation with the San Luis Obispo County Department of Engineering.






Stream Stage Hydrograph

Timeline: 14 day 7 day 5 day 3 day


Stream Stage Data


Date/Time: Specifies the date and time the County Computer detected a transmission from the sensor.


Stage: Specifies the creek stage (in feet). The creek stage is the water surface level above a reference datum. It should be noted that the County's gauge stations' point of zero stage is several feet below the channel bottom. Therefore, the reported stage will often be greater than the actual water depth.


Discharge: Specifies the instantaneous stream flow rate at the gauge station in cubic feet per second (cfs).



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