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  Water Level
  Posted by: dafishman on Dec-14-12 8:39 PM (EST)
 

-- Last Updated: Dec-14-12 8:42 PM EST --

I did the Phatwater Kayak Challenge back in mid-October with a water level in Natchez of a little over 10 feet. The race was 42 miles and started in Port Gibson just a little south of Vicksburg. The current averaged about 2.5 mph. It was faster in some places and felt nonexistent in other places. A two day trip would be a nice paddle since it looks like it would be approximately 65-70 miles from Vicksburg to Natchez. Don't pay too much attention to expected water levels as they change quite a bit in a few days. The river bumped up from 9 feet to almost 14 feet two weeks before the race. It then proceeded to drop 3 feet over the five days before the race.

Jeff


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