Between 19,000CFS and 25,000CFS the wave is eddy serviced with a huge eddy right next to the wave. Between 12,000 and 19,000 the eddy is still there but you can't get on the wave from it you have to climb up the rock and put in at the eddy just above the wave.
Josh, where on the Kennebec is this? Can you give lat/long coords? Which gauge is used for this run?
Use the USGS Madison Kennebec gauge. You can also look at the flow coming out of the Carrabasset in North Anson and the flow from gauge in Bingham on the Kennebec, add these two and this will give you a good idea of the flow at the Madison Wave
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