Mersey at Ashton Weir

 

Current River Level: 0.457m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Monday 20th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.007m
(recorded at 3:00pm, Sunday 19th November GMT)

The normal level of the Mersey at Ashton Weir in average weather conditions is between 0.31m and 1.17m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Mersey at Ashton Weir in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.29m and 4.15m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.59m, reached on Sunday 6th February 2011 at 2:00pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Mersey at Ashton Weir is 3.64m, reached on Monday 6th November 2000 at 5:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Ashton Weir
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 692726
  • Watercourse: Mersey
  • Catchment Area: Upper Mersey
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Urmston
  • Local Authority: Trafford
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Mersey at Stretford , Urmston and Ashton-on-Mersey
Areas at risk include properties near to Ashton Park on Carlton Rd, Glebelands Rd, Romford Rd, and Crossley Rd. Also at risk, Ashton on Mersey Golf club, sports grounds adjacent to the Mersey, land around Old Ees Brook and property on Bradley Lane.

No current or recent warnings.

River Mersey at Flixton Rural
Area consists of Flixton golf course and farmland adjacent to the River Mersey at Flixton. Also includes the B5168 Flixton Rd, public footpaths and Willow Farm.

No current or recent warnings.

River Mersey at Flixton Village
Properties in Flixton on Coniston Rd, Riegate Rd, Uplands Rd, Lansdowne Rd, Rosslyn Ave and the B5213. Also Shawe Hey Farm and Flixton Golf Course clubhouse. Also some properties in Urmston on Shawe Hall Crescent and Snowden Ave. and Abbey cross Farm

No current or recent warnings.

Middle River Mersey catchment including areas near Bramhall, Stockport, Sale, Altrincham and Urmston
The Middle River Mersey catchment includes Micker, Cringle, Sinderland and Poynton Brooks and their tributaries. Other locations which may be affected are Stretford, Gatley, Cheadle Hulme and Cheadle

No current or recent warnings.

River Mersey at Sale Water Park
Area at risk is Sale Water Park, including Trafford Watersports centre and associated buildings, Deckers, Jacksons Boat public house and parts of Rifle Road.

No current or recent warnings.

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