Gauge Description:

The flow reported here is from the virtual gauge for the Gauley below the Meadow. This gauge is the sum of the current flow from Summersville Dam and the current flow from the Meadow River. It does not include the flow coming from any other creeks below Summersville Dam.

You can also view the USGS Gauge at Belva to get another view of the flow below the Lower Gauley.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Gauley Below the Meadow
virtual-6192 500 - 5000 cfs III+(IV) 11h29m 2800.22 cfs (running)
This gauge adds summersville to the meadow and is upstream of this section.
gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
500 -5000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III+(IV) gauge is important or has warning
GAULEY RIVER ABOVE BELVA, WV
usgs-03192000 500 - 5000 cfs III+(IV) 10h42m 668 cfs (running)
This gauge is way downstream at the takeout of the lower G.
gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
500 -5000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III+(IV) gauge is important or has warning

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
Gauley [WV] With friends like these who needs eddies take 2 890cfs Todd Schindler
middle gauley [wv] backender...1995 800-1000 cfs? troy fultz
4y345d15h17m /Gauley-8 (Middle). Mason Branch to Bucklick Branch [WV] Middle Gauley n/a Matt Jackson
> 10 years Gauley [WV] Woods Ferry Access 2800 cfs Thomas O'Keefe
> 10 years Middle Gauley [WV] Surfing at Perfect Wave 850 cfs Charles and Nancy Brabec