BAKER LAKE AT UPPER BAKER DAM NEAR CONCRETE

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Washington Reservoirs Upper Skagit Watershed

Baker Lake At Upper Baker Dam Near Concrete

RESERVOIR REPORT
February 20 2024

704 ft

-0.04% today
100% of Normal Normal

Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above navd 1988, ft levels at Baker Lake At Upper Baker Dam Near Concrete are currently 704 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 697.97ft. Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NAVD 1988, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2020-07-02 when levels reached 727.73 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NAVD 1988, ft was 2011-03-10 when levels receded to 678.19 ft. View historical levels.

Baker Lake is a reservoir located at Upper Baker Dam near Concrete, WA in Washington State. It was created in 1959 as a part of the Baker River Hydroelectric Project, which generates electricity for Seattle and surrounding areas. The dam is over 300 feet tall, and the lake can hold over 80,000 acre-feet of water. The Baker River is a major tributary of the Skagit River and is fed by snowmelt from the North Cascades Mountains. The lake is also fed by several smaller tributaries and has a surface area of over 2,800 acres. The area surrounding the lake is used for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, camping, and hiking. The lake also provides water for local agriculture and irrigation. The lake's water level is closely monitored, and adjustments are made to ensure it does not exceed safe levels.

Geolocation -121.690, 48.649
Elevation 730 ft
Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Navd 1988, Ft 24hr Change -0.04%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 678.19 ft
2011-03-10
Maximum 727.73 ft
2020-07-02
Average 698 ft
AREA SURFACE FLOWS
Streamgauge Streamflow Stage
BACON CREEK BELOW OAKES CREEK NEAR MARBLEMOUNT 281 cfs 4.4 ft
SKAGIT RIVER NEAR CONCRETE 7,880 cfs 15.9 ft
NEWHALEM CREEK NEAR NEWHALEM 30 cfs 2.6 ft
BRANNIAN CREEK AT S BAY DR NR WICKERSHAM 8 cfs 6.4 ft
SKAGIT RIVER AT MARBLEMOUNT 3,280 cfs 3.4 ft
CASCADE RIVER AT MARBLEMOUNT 387 cfs 13.2 ft
SAMISH RIVER NEAR BURLINGTON 189 cfs 5.4 ft

Historical Data

PRECIPITATION, TOTAL, IN
LAKE OR RESERVOIR WATER SURFACE ELEVATION ABOVE NAVD 1988, FT

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