River Esk at Castleton


Current River Level: 0.159m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:30am, Tuesday 11th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.011m
(recorded at 5:30am, Monday 10th December GMT)

The normal level of the River Esk at Castleton in average weather conditions is between 0.05m and 0.22m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Esk at Castleton in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.01m and 2.40m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.22m, reached on Monday 26th November 2012 at 2:30pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Esk at Castleton is 3.61m, reached on Thursday 2nd November 2000 at 11:45pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Castleton
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L2907
  • Watercourse: River Esk
  • Operational Area: Esk
  • Catchment Area: Esk and Coast
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Danby
  • Local Authority: Scarborough
  • Ceremonial County: North Yorkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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There are no other monitored rivers nearby
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Esk catchment
Low lying land in the Esk Valley and some minor roads

No current or recent warnings.

River Esk at Lealholm
River Esk at Lealholm near Lealholm Lane, The Board Inn, The Mill House and Lealholm Methodist Church

No current or recent warnings.

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