Snohomish River at Snohomish
|Source||Confluence of the Skykomish River and the Snoqualmie River|
|- location||Port Gardner|
|- elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||20 mi (32 km) |
|Basin||1,856 sq mi (4,807 km2) |
|Discharge||for Near Monroe|
|- average||9,511 cu ft/s (269 m3/s) |
|- max||150,000 cu ft/s (4,248 m3/s)|
|- min||763 cu ft/s (22 m3/s)|
The Snohomish River is a river in the U.S. state of Washington, formed by the confluence of the Skykomish and Snoqualmie rivers near Monroe. It flows northwest entering Port Gardner Bay, part of Puget Sound, between Everett and Marysville. The Pilchuck River is its main tributary and joins the river at Snohomish. The river system drains the west side of the Cascade Mountains from Snoqualmie Pass to north of Stevens Pass.
Measured at Monroe, the Snohomish River has an average annual flow of 9,500 ft³/s. In comparison, the Columbia River, Washington's largest river, has an average flow of about 265,000 cubic feet per second (7,500 m3/s).
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- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Snohomish River
- Snohomish River Watershed Draft Initial Assessment
- Surface Water Management Division: Snohomish River Salmon Recovery
- USGS Snohomish River gauge near Monroe
- Kammerer, J.C. (May 1990). "Largest Rivers in the United States". U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-04-01.
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