JAN 1991
RIVER  VELOCITIES  AT  NEW  ORLEANS,  LA.
(MILE  102.8  AHP**)
Related  to  the  New  Orleans  (Carrollton)  Gage 
Based on observations from 1973-1989 at the New Orleans and Belle Chasse discharge ranges.
GAGE V E L O C I T Y
HEIGHT M E A N M A X I M U M
IN FEET
NGVD* AT 60% DEPTH AT SURFACE AT 60% DEPTH AT SURFACE
(86 ADJ) FT/SEC MI/HR FT/SEC MI/HR FT/SEC MI/HR FT/SEC MI/HR
1 0.8 0.5 0.9 0.6 1.0 0.7 1.1 0.8
2 1.5 1.0 1.7 1.2 1.8 1.2 2.0 1.4
3 2.0 1.4 2.3 1.6 2.6 1.8 2.9 2.0
4 2.4 1.6 2.7 1.8 3.1 2.1 3.5 2.4
5 2.8 1.9 3.2 2.2 3.7 2.5 4.2 2.9
6 3.1 2.1 3.5 2.4 4.2 2.9 4.8 3.3
7 3.4 2.3 3.8 2.6 4.7 3.2 5.3 3.6
8 3.7 2.5 4.2 2.9 5.1 3.5 5.8 4.0
9 4.0 2.7 4.5 3.1 5.5 3.8 6.2 4.2
10 4.3 2.9 4.9 3.3 5.9 4.0 6.7 4.6
11 4.7 3.2 5.3 3.6 6.3 4.3 7.1 4.8
12 5.1 3.5 5.8 4.0 6.7 4.6 7.6 5.2
13 5.4 3.7 6.1 4.2 7.1 4.8 8.0 5.5
14 5.8 4.0 6.6 4.5 7.5 5.1 8.5 5.8
15 6.2 4.2 7.0 4.8 8.1 5.5 9.2 6.3
16 6.7 4.6 7.6 5.2 8.7 5.9 9.8 6.7
17 7.3 5.0 8.2 5.6 9.5 6.5 10.7 7.3
18 7.8 5.3 8.8 6.0 10.3 7.0 11.6 7.9
 * - NATIONAL GEODETIC VERTICAL DATUM (1986 ADJUSTMENT)
** - ABOVE HEAD OF PASSES
MILES PER HOUR = 0.682 X FT/SEC
KNOTS PER HOUR = 0.592 X FT/SEC
MILES PER HOUR = 1.152 X KNOTS
KNOTS PER HOUR = 0.868 X MI/HR