Gauge Description:


Perfect level is 4.0'.

In the winter, the gauge reading is not always accurate due to ice on the river upstream of the wave. This portion of the river at the wave, stays ice free almost every winter.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Susquehanna River at Harrisburg, PA
usgs-01570500 3.80 - 4.20 ft III 00h40m 3.47 ft (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
3.80 -4.20 ft barely runnable-high runnable III 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
Susquehanna River [PA] The Wave 4.0 ft Mark Kennell
6y246d10h21m /Susquehanna River-Saginaw Railroad Bridge [PA] The Wave - 10/28/13 n/a Tony Morrell
> 10 years [PA] sag wave n/a n/a
> 10 years Susquehanna [PA] Surfing the Wave 2 4.1 Mark Cooper
> 10 years susquehanna [Pa] Another Wave Photo! 4.4 mitch greynolds
> 10 years Susquehanna River [PA] "The Wave" 3.9 ft Walt Shank