River Great Ouse at Magdalen Bridge

 

Latest Tidal Level: 2.438m

Current level recorded at 6:00am, Wednesday 23rd August GMT
(7:00am, Wednesday 23rd August BST)

Change from previous measurement: -1.203m

Levels in tidal waters are measured from mean sea level, not from the river bed. They can, therefore, be negative, and do not give any indication of water depth. Tidal levels are not necessarily updated frequently, and may not reflect tidal movements throughout the day.

The normal level of the River Great Ouse at Magdalen Bridge in average weather conditions is between -0.47m and 3.79m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Great Ouse at Magdalen Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between -0.45m and 3.64m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Great Ouse at Magdalen Bridge is 5.24m, reached on Thursday 1st January 1970 at 1:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Magdalen Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E23745
  • Watercourse: River Great Ouse
  • Catchment Area: North West Norfolk
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Watlington
  • Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk
  • Ceremonial County: Norfolk

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Tidal River Great Ouse at the Wiggenhalls
Porters Fen Corner, Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen, Wiggenhall St Peter and Wiggenhall St Germans

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal River Great Ouse east bank breach from Watlington to south King's Lynn
Stow Bridge, Watlington, Setchey, West Winch, Saddlebow and Wiggenhall St Germans

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal River Great Ouse west bank breach from the Wiggenhalls to Outwell
Wiggenhall St Mary The Virgin, Tilney St Lawrence, Tilney cum Islington, Tilney Fen End, St Johns Fen End, Marshland St James and Outwell

No current or recent warnings.

West bank of the Tidal River Great Ouse from Eau Brink to Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen
West bank of the Tidal River Great Ouse from Eau Brink to Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen, including Wiggenhall St Mary The Virgin, Tilney St Lawrence and Outwell

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal river from Denver to south of King's Lynn
Eau Brink, Saddle Bow, the Wiggenhalls, Tilney St Lawrence, West Walton, Walpole St Peters, Walpole Highway, Watlington, Nordelph, Barroway Drive and Salters Lode.

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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