River Great Ouse at Bedford

 

Current River Level: 0.258m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:30am, Friday 21st September BST
(6:30am, Friday 21st September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.005m
(recorded at 3:15am, Friday 21st September BST)

The normal level of the River Great Ouse at Bedford in average weather conditions is between 0.23m and 0.37m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Great Ouse at Bedford in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.25m and 0.52m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 0.98m, reached on Monday 10th February 2014 at 12:00am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Great Ouse at Bedford is 1.42m, reached on Saturday 11th April 1998 at 6:00pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Bedford
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E21609
  • Watercourse: River Great Ouse
  • Operational Area: Bedford Great Ouse
  • Catchment Area: Upper and Bedford Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Bedford
  • Local Authority: Bedford
  • Ceremonial County: Bedfordshire
  • Latitude: 52.133733
  • Longitude: -0.460042
  • OS Grid Reference: TL 05353 49560
  • Level Datum AOD: 24.6m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Low Lying Areas Close to the River Great Ouse at Bedford
Marina Court, the brewery on Havelock Street, Duckmill Lane, Longholme Boating Lake, Priory Marina, the hotel on Cardington Road and Castle Mill

No current or recent warnings.

Area close to the River Great Ouse at Bedford
Heron Quay, County Hall, Lindisfarne Priory and Castle Mill Cottage

No current or recent warnings.

Wider area at risk from the River Great Ouse at Bedford
Riverside Close, Ford End Road, Cauldwell Walk, Palgrave Road, Horne Lane, the Town Centre, St Johns, roads south of Cardington Road at Fenlake, Tenyson Road, Mill Meadows and Goldington Green

No current or recent warnings.

Middle River Great Ouse in Milton Keynes, Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire
Middle River Great Ouse from Newport Pagnell to Roxton

No current or recent warnings.

River Great Ouse at Bedford
Kempston football grounds the brewery on Havelock Street, Borough Hall, and farm properties near the river at Risinghoe

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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