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River Cole at Lower Stratton

Current River Level


At 5:45pm, Wednesday 22nd May BST
(4:45pm, Wednesday 22nd May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Falling, -0.050 from previous measurement at 5:30pm, Wednesday 22nd May BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Cole for the Covingham and Lower Stratton areas in Swindon

No current or recent warnings.

River Cole, Dorcan Brook and South Marston Brook

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Dorcan Brook in the Dorcan, Eldene and Coate areas in Swindon

No current or recent warnings.

South Marston Brook at South Marston

No current or recent warnings.

River Swin Bourne in the Even Swindon, West Kingshill and Westleaze areas in Swindon

No current or recent warnings.

Seven Day Level Chart

Long Term Level Chart

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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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Lower Stratton
  • Watercourse: Cole
  • Nearest Town/Village: Stratton St Margaret
  • Local Authority: Swindon
  • Ceremonial County: Wiltshire
  • Coordinates: 51°34'10"N 1°44'9"W (51.569689,-1.735909)
  • OS Grid: SU184856 (418400,185680)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR YZ1.2Z
  • Mapcode (Global): VHB3F.VTN1
  • Open Location Code: 9C3WH797+VJ
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO91dn16
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 0710TH
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 0710TH-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • River Levels Online ID: 7028
  • Water Information System ID: 0710TH
  • Operational Area: Upper Thames
  • Catchment Area: Gloucestershire and the Vale
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Thames
  • Environment Agency Region: Thames
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 90m AOD

Please note: Geographic coordinates may reflect the access point for the gauge, and not the precise location in the watercourse that it is taking readings from.

The usual range of the River Cole at Lower Stratton is between 0.94m and 2.82m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Cole at Lower Stratton over the past 12 months has been between 1.90m and 2.00m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Cole at Lower Stratton is 4.30m, reached on Friday 20th July 2007 at 2:30pm.

Note that this data may not take account of recent measurements, as we wait until a level has been verified by the Environment Agency before adding it to our records.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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