Northern River Guide

Local River Level tips for fun…

If you know some other fine levels for our local river play spots…  let us know at tamar@canoe.org.au.

The following guide is up to date as at July 2017.
There are a few blanks still to be filled in:
Nthn River Guide – 2017-07-04
(The latest update is a consequence of the river protection work near the Kimberly gauge.  It seems to have resulting in level readings about 0.15m lower for the same flow.  Thanks Geoff McQ for the intel.)

 

Also check Canoe Tasmania –  Paddle About Tas river guide.

The guide below includes some older info

River Segment
BOM Flood Warning Centre level
Actual River Gauge
Comment
North Esk – Corra Linn
1.5
.5
Low
1.65
.65
Good – Block height
1.9
.9
Challenging
>2.2
>1.2
Advanced
Play Waves
2.5?
1.5?
Good
>3.0?
2.0?
Washed out
Watery Plains to White Hills – Ballroom
1.0
Good
Big Bend
1.1
Nice
St Pats
1.0
Nice min.
South Esk
Perth – Triple Drops
2.5
Good waves
3.0
Good surf & spins
>4.0
Washed out
Longford – Mill Weir
.6 – .8
Good
< .6
Gets dangerous
Meander
Meander – Dam to Meander
1.0
Low
1.4
Good
>2.0
Advanced
Exton to Egmont – Deloraine Railway Bridge –
.9
Low
1.2
Good, technical
> 1.8
Advanced
Mersey – below Rowallan 24cumecs (850cusecs) Race level
Ringarooma
Derby to Mutual Bridge 1.0-2.0 Beginners
3+ Big volume
Herrick Gorge ? Grade 3/4+