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NSV

Saint Vrain, North Fork (North Saint Vrain) - colorado
Updated 2019-09-07T03:15:00
Class
V+
Hard
Length
13.0
Miles
Gradient
None
Feet / Mile
Status TOO LOW
Streamflow 69 cfs
Average 350 cfs
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Current Weather 86° Mostly Sunny
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A challenging run that's a favorite for the seasoned class V boater. Weather on the river today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 86. light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

This run is accessible from 3 public boat access points along the Saint Vrain, North Fork (North Saint Vrain).

Season Begins: May & Ends: July



Streamflow Conditions

The NSV is currently TOO LOW to be paddled and you could find yourself bottoming out on rocks. Paddlers are advised to exercise caution with streamflow levels at 69cfs, about -80% below the average runnable rate of 350cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Nsv are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at St. Vrain Creek At Lyons, Co..


Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Saint Vrain, North Fork (North Saint Vrain) are between a bare minimum of 250cfs and a high of 600cfs. Paddlers can expect to come across numerous class V+ obstacles as they float down this 13 mile stretch of the Saint Vrain, North Fork (North Saint Vrain).



Weather Overview: 86° Today, Mostly Sunny

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 77. to mostly sunny, with a high near 86. light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 16 mph. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 77° - 86°



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