North Norfolk Coast at Wells

Latest Tidal Level: 2.280m

Current level recorded at 8:30pm, Thursday 27th April GMT
(9:30pm, Thursday 27th April BST)

Change from previous measurement: 0.422m


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 North Norfolk Coast at Wells in average weather conditions is between -0.03m and 2.35m. It has been between these levels for at least 154 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the North Norfolk Coast at Wells is 3.40m, recorded on .

  • Monitoring Station: Wells
  • Watercourse: North Norfolk Coast
  • Catchment Area: North Norfolk
  • Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Wells-Next-the-Sea
  • Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
  • County: Norfolk

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the North Norfolk Coast

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

The North Norfolk Coast at Wells Quay
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

The North Norfolk Coast at Wells-next-the-Sea

No current or recent warnings.

North Norfolk Coast.
Flood Alert

This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides. Tides may be higher than usual but the forecast is for calm conditions with only small waves at the seafront. The current forecast is for a single risk tide only, with no indication of later tides causing concern. High water is due at Wells at 8:13pm, on 27/04/2017. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 3.5mAODN, which is 0.42m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 3, in a west north westerly direction. (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more information refer to local tide tables). We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for the next tide. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.

Past Week

Long Term

Darker blue shaded areas on long term data indicate maximum and minimum levels for the date (you may need to zoom in closer to see them).

Long term data may have gaps where the API data was not available.

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