Lake Level Alerts
Lake Level Alert – Due to low inflows and anticipated dry conditions to the upper portion of the Yadkin Project watershed, the lake levels for Narrows/Badin Reservoir may be lower than normal through the end of 2023. The lake level may fall to 5-ft below the normal full pool elevation. Please make necessary arrangements for docks, boats, and watercraft during this time. Please visit the Low Inflow Protocol webpage for more information.
NOTICE – NAVIGATIONAL AIDS
No marker, buoy, or navigational aid of any kind may be placed in the waters of North Carolina (including the Yadkin Project Reservoirs) without prior authorization from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, except when superseded by federal authority (see NCWRC link). To report violations of this law/rule and/or unsafe boating conditions, please contact the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Law Enforcement Division 1-800-662-7137.
Lake Elevation Data
Cube Carolinas recognizes the importance of keeping lake residents and recreational users updated about current lake conditions. The information on this web site is designed to provide as much detail as possible about current lake levels, including hourly lake level measurements and a daily forecast.
Lake levels will fluctuate on a daily and seasonal basis due to weather conditions and electricity generation. The information contained on this web site is designed to provide accurate and timely information regarding current lake levels; however, this information is subject to change.
Cube Yadkin monitors flows from the High Rock and Narrows developments in accordance with the FERC-approved Yadkin Project Flow and Reservoir Elevation Monitoring Plan. Discharge from each development is recorded every 6 minutes and is posted below:
Additional actual flow discharge data for the previous week is available at Yadkin Project System Flow.
Yadkin River Basin stream flow information is available from the following U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) stream gauges: