|A mature intermittently closed saline coastal lagoon; or perennial river|
|State||New South Wales|
|Regions||South East Corner (IBRA), South Coast|
|Local government area||Bega Valley|
|- left||Daylight Creek|
|- right||Wombat Creek|
|- elevation||319 m (1,047 ft)|
|Mouth||Tasman Sea, South Pacific Ocean|
|- location||Black Head, Cape Howe|
|Length||21 km (13 mi)|
|Depth||0.5 m (2 ft)|
|Basin||58.8 km2 (23 sq mi)|
|Area||0.3 km2 (0 sq mi)|
|Nature reserve||Nadgee Nature Reserve|
|Website: NSW Environment & Heritage webpage|
Course and features
Nadgee River rises on the southern slopes of Mount Nadgee within the Nadgee Nature Reserve in remote country near the boundary between New South Wales and Victoria; located about 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northwest by west of Mount Victoria. The river flows generally east, joined by two minor tributaries before reaching its mouth with the Tasman Sea of the South Pacific Ocean, west northwest of Black Head, north of Cape Howe. The river descends 319 metres (1,047 ft) over its 21 kilometres (13 mi) course.
The catchment area of the river is 58.8 square kilometres (22.7 sq mi) with a volume of 89.6 megalitres (3.16×106 cu ft) over a surface area of 0.3 square kilometres (0.12 sq mi), at an average depth of 0.5 metres (1 ft 8 in).
- Roy, P. S; Williams, R. J; Jones, A. R; Yassini, I; et al. (2001). "Structure and Function of South-east Australian Estuaries". Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 53: 351–384. doi:10.1006/ecss.2001.0796.
- "Nadgee River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
- "Map of Nadgee River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
- "Nadgee River". Coastal and floodplain management: Coastal zone management: Estuaries of NSW. NSW Environment and Heritage. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 30 May 2013.
- "Towamba & Genoa catchment" (map). Office of Environment and Heritage. Government of New South Wales.