Gauge Description:

As of December 2013, a new gauge has been added to the Rocky Broad River: Broad River at highway 9 near Chimney Rock. However, correlations between this new gauge and the old gauge(s) are unclear.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Broad River at highway 9 near Chimney Rock
noaa-llbn7 2.87 - 5.00 ft IV-V 03h46m ~ 2.95 ft (running)
gauge class Roughly running 2.88 = 3.6 ft on the bridge gauge
This is downstream of the bridge gauge, add about 0.7 ft to this gauge to get an approximate paddler's gauge
gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
2.87 -5.00 ft barely runnable-high runnable IV-V gauge is important or has warning Roughly running 2.88 = 3.6 ft on the bridge gauge

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