CASTLE LAKE NR MOUNT ST HELENS NR SPIRIT LAKE

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Washington Reservoirs Lower Cowlitz Watershed

Castle Lake Nr Mount St Helens Nr Spirit Lake

RESERVOIR REPORT
February 20 2024

2,578 ft

0% today
100% of Normal Normal

Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Castle Lake Nr Mount St Helens Nr Spirit Lake are currently 2,578 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 2,578.63ft. Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2008 was 2015-12-10 when levels reached 2,580.94 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2022-10-16 when levels receded to 2,577.29 ft. View historical levels.

Castle Lake is a small freshwater lake located near Mount St. Helens in Washington state. The lake is known for its crystal-clear waters, which are fed by snowpack and several creeks. The area around the lake was once home to the Nespelem tribe and later used for cattle grazing. Today, Castle Lake is a popular destination for swimming, fishing, and hiking. The lake's hydrology is closely tied to Mount St. Helens' volcanic activity, which has affected the region's water quality and flow patterns. In the winter, the snowpack surrounding the lake provides a crucial source of water for the region's farms and communities. Despite the lake's remote location, it remains a valuable resource for local residents and visitors alike.

Geolocation -122.276, 46.251
Elevation 2,579.71 ft
Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 2,577.29 ft
2022-10-16
Maximum 2,580.94 ft
2015-12-10
Average 2,579 ft
AREA SURFACE FLOWS
Streamgauge Streamflow Stage
DESCHUTES RIVER NEAR RAINIER 178 cfs 3.9 ft
MASHEL RIVER NEAR LA GRANDE 157 cfs 2.9 ft
PUYALLUP RIVER NEAR ELECTRON 238 cfs 3.9 ft
CENTRALIA POWER CANAL NEAR MCKENNA 334 cfs 13.0 ft
NISQUALLY RIVER AT LA GRANDE 1,320 cfs 4.6 ft
NISQUALLY RIVER AT MCKENNA 1,330 cfs 2.3 ft
OHOP CREEK NEAR EATONVILLE 43 cfs 2.3 ft

Historical Data

LAKE OR RESERVOIR WATER SURFACE ELEVATION ABOVE NGVD 1929, FT

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