I didn't mean to offend you by any means, but the first time I showed up at Westwater's ranger station in 2006 with two IKs and 15k cfs. Ranger told me he can't stop me, but he will call S&R once I launched. I took his advice and did Moab Daily instead, where we had a bad rescue on White Rapid as it is, since the river was wild.
Westwater is a great learning river, but you should try to hit it at 3-6k level and with a group who knows the lines and can help with the rescue.
Like rivh2o, I get butterflies just thinking of dropping into Funnel Falls even at 5k level.
PS: and if you think my warning is bad.... come to one of my river safety talks before the rapids!
I scare the living shit out of people. Fear keeps you on track.