Mersey at Westy

 

Current River Level: 3.796m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:45pm, Wednesday 20th September GMT
(4:45pm, Wednesday 20th September BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.008m

The normal level of the Mersey at Westy in average weather conditions is between 0.00m and 4.40m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Mersey at Westy in more extreme weather conditions is between 3.55m and 4.14m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 5.51m, reached on Thursday 5th December 2013 at 2:15pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Mersey at Westy is 5.54m, reached on Tuesday 27th February 1990 at 4:45am.

  • Monitoring Station: Westy
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 693976
  • Watercourse: Mersey
  • Catchment Area: Lower Mersey
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Westy
  • Local Authority: Warrington
  • Ceremonial County: Cheshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Mersey Estuary at Westy, Warrington
Areas including Newman High School, Brook Ave, Davenport Ave, Waring Ave, Bryant Ave, Bowman Ave and Mort Ave are at risk of flooding from the Estuary due to high tides

No current or recent warnings.

Mersey Estuary at Kingsway North, Warrington
The Kingsway North area of Warrington is at risk of flooding from the Estuary due to high tides. Areas at risk include; Bennett Ave, Princess Ave, Bibby Ave; Peacock Ave; Kingsway North; the units behind Farrell St; the ambulance station and allotmen

No current or recent warnings.

River Mersey from Runcorn to Lymm
Areas at risk include parts of Manor Park and Sandymoor Runcorn. Also parts of Howley, Wilderspool, Latchford, Westy, Paddington, Woolston, Thelwall and Lymm

No current or recent warnings.

Mersey Estuary at Victoria Park, Knutsford Road, Warrington
Victoria Park including the car park, bowling greens, running track, allotments, playground, skatepark and sports pitches.

No current or recent warnings.

Mersey Estuary at Howley, Warrington
The Howley area of Warrington is at risk of flooding from the Estuary due to high tides. Areas at risk include the Riverside Retail Park; Wharf St; Wharf St industrial estate; Riverside Cl, Parr St; Cleeves Cl; Harbord St; Fairclough Ave & Sutton St

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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