Dickinson County Courthouse, Spirit Lake, Iowa

Water Levels & Temps

Lakes

Big Spirit Lake

@ Marble Beach

Water Temperature

Last Updated about 41 minutes ago

67° F | 19° C

Gauge Reading

Last Updated about 41 minutes ago

12.7 ft | 3.9 m

Reading ± Spillway

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-17 in | -43 cm

Gauge Level Inches above Spillway Status Message
Established Levels

Spillway

14.15’

+0"

Big Spirit Lake is 17 inches (43.3cm) below the Spillway.

Emergency 5mph Rule

16.00’

+22"

Big Spirit Lake is 39.2 inches (99.7cm) below the Emergency 5mph Rule.

Ordinary High-Water Mark

15.15’

+12"

Big Spirit Lake is 29 inches (73.8cm) below the Ordinary High-Water Mark.

Significant Historic Levels

July 18, 1993 Record

18.79’

+56"

Big Spirit Lake is 72.7 inches (184.7cm) below the July 18, 1993 Record.

July 4, 2018 High

15.97’

+22"

Big Spirit Lake is 38.9 inches (98.8cm) below the July 4, 2018 High.

West Lake Okoboji

@ Lakeside Lab

Water Temperature

Last Updated about 1 hours ago

60° F | 15° C

Gauge Reading

Last Updated about 1 hours ago

4.3 ft | 1.3 m

Reading ± Outlet

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+3 in | +8 cm

Gauge Level Inches above Outlet Status Message
Established Levels

Outlet

4.04’

+0"

West Lake Okoboji is 3.1 inches (7.9cm) above the Outlet.

Emergency 5mph Rule

6.20’

+26"

West Lake Okoboji is 22.8 inches (57.9cm) below the Emergency 5mph Rule.

Ordinary High-Water Mark

6.54’

+30"

West Lake Okoboji is 26.9 inches (68.3cm) below the Ordinary High-Water Mark.

Significant Historic Levels

July 17, 1993 Record

8.70’

+56"

West Lake Okoboji is 52.8 inches (134.1cm) below the July 17, 1993 Record.

July 4, 2018 High

6.65’

+31"

West Lake Okoboji is 28.2 inches (71.6cm) below the July 4, 2018 High.

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