To the south is peninsular, everything north is continental.
|Suwannee missed out on its normal spring flows|
Actually, it’s a blend of the two:
Frontal storms on the continent bring it to its annual peak each spring, but usually its tailwater reaches it can count on a second wind of water in the form of pensinsular-fueled sea-breeze storms to keep it flowing at a good clip all summer long.
This year, neither happened enough.
As a result, the Suwannee is having a record low year.
|Comparison of the Suwannee to the Caloosahatchee (S-79)|
Those two meteorological misses notwithstanding,
A rise in groundwater pumping didn’t help.
Here’s an article that explains more.