River Cocker at Scalehill Upper Lorton Valley


Current River Level: 0.674m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Wednesday 21st February GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.024m
(recorded at 3:00pm, Tuesday 20th February GMT)

The normal level of the River Cocker at Scalehill Upper Lorton Valley in average weather conditions is between 0.39m and 1.34m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Cocker at Scalehill Upper Lorton Valley in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.31m and 0.97m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 2.27m, reached on Saturday 23rd June 2012 at 5:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Cocker at Scalehill Upper Lorton Valley is 3.54m, reached on Friday 20th November 2009 at 4:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Scalehill Upper Lorton Valley
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 751612
  • Watercourse: River Cocker
  • Catchment Area: Derwent West Cumbria and Duddon
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Derwent Group (Cumbria)
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Buttermere
  • Local Authority: Allerdale
  • Ceremonial County: Cumbria

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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River Cocker Map
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Rivers Cocker, Marron and Derwent
Lower Derwent from Bassenthwaite Lake to the coast at Workington. The Cocker from Crummock Water to Cockermouth. The River Marron from Ullock to its confluence with the Derwent near Bridgefoot

No current or recent warnings.

River Cocker at Southwaite Bridge
Properties adjacent to the River Cocker at Southwaite Bridge, including Southwaite Mill

No current or recent warnings.

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