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Willamette River Flow (cfs), Gauge Height (feet), Speed (feet per sec). and Temperature.  Provided by the US Geological Survey.

Willamette River Gauge Height Predictions.  Provided by the US National Weather Service


Station L River Rules

  • Darkness
    • When rowing in pre-dawn darkness, shells must be lit on both ends. A lighted coaching launch must be supervising.
    • Darkness is defined as more than 30 minutes prior to sunrise. After sunset, the same rules apply. Boats may not be on the water more than 30 minutes after sunset.
  • Fog
    • No rowing in dense fog conditions.
    • Dense fog is when the Morrison Bridge is not visible from the launching dock. If on the water when fog develops, return to the dock along the shoreline.
  • Lightning
    • Do not launch during a lightning storm
    • If on the water when lightning starts, return to the dock immediately or take cover on shore.
  • Water Conditions
    • Rowers should not launch in the following situations:
      • Visible whitecaps
      • River gauge above 10 feet
      • Excessive debris flow.
  • Single (1x) Safety
    • The club singles may NOT be rowed without a coach present under the following conditions:
      • Water Temp under 10C or 50F
      • Water Gauge Height over 10 feet.
      • Stream Discharge over 50,000 cubic feet per second
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