River Ouse at Selby Westmill

Current River Level: 3.661m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:00am, Friday 24th March GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.365m


The normal level of the River Ouse at Selby Westmill in average weather conditions is between 0.31m and 4.66m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Ouse at Selby Westmill in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.36m and 4.30m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 5.76m, reached on Tuesday 1st January 2013 at 10:30pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Ouse at Selby Westmill is 6.34m, recorded on Monday 28th December 2015 at 9:45am.

  • Monitoring Station: Selby Westmill
  • Watercourse: River Ouse
  • Catchment Area: Wharfe and Lower Ouse
  • Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Selby
  • Local Authority: Selby District Council
  • County: North Yorkshire

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No current or recent warnings.

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Tidal River Ouse
Flood Alert

The River Ouse in York is currently at 3.13m or 10 feett 3 inches. . The current level of the River Ouse at Naburn is 2.57m upstream of the weir and 7.5m downstream of the weir. River levels are peaking on Thursday evening and are not expected to rise significantly higher, however levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow before beginning to fall later on Friday. Riverside footpaths may be affected by flooding. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.

River Ouse at Kelfield
No Warning

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Past Week

Long Term

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

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