USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
05429485 LAKE WAUBESA AT MCFARLAND, WI
LOCATION - Lat 43°00'32", long 89°18'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.3, T.6 N., R.10 E., Dane County, WI, Hydrologic Unit 07090001, on left bank just upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 51, downstream of dam at outlet of Lake Waubesa and 1.0 mi southwest of McFarland.
DRAINAGE AREA - 327 mi² of which 36.6 mi² probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2003 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 805, WDR WI-73-1: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 840.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height observed, 7.22 ft, June 15-17, 2008; minimum observed, 3.50 ft, Feb.14, 2006, current datum.