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Cuckmere & Pevensey Levels at Sheepwash Bridge

Current River Level


At 3:15pm, Thursday 25th April BST
(2:15pm, Thursday 25th April GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.010 from previous measurement at 3:00pm, Thursday 25th April BST

Important! The levels for this location are measured relative to sea level, not relative to the riverbed. The levels shown here do not, therefore, necessarily represent the actual depth of the water.

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here


No current or recent warnings.

Bulverhythe Seafront

No current or recent warnings.

Combe Haven

No current or recent warnings.

Coastal areas of Bulverhythe

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Hollington Stream

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: Sheepwash Bridge
  • Watercourse: Cuckmere & Pevensey Levels
  • Nearest Town/Village: Sheepwash Bridge
  • Local Authority: Hastings
  • Ceremonial County: East Sussex
  • Coordinates: 50°51'6"N 0°31'21"E (50.851679,0.522713)
  • OS Grid: TQ776088 (577671,108828)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR PX8.DZD
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA C6ZV.9H3
  • Open Location Code: 9F22VG2F+M3
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO00gu24
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E6980
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E6980-level-stage-i-15_min-mAOD
  • River Levels Online ID: 1167
  • Water Information System ID: 371110001
  • Operational Area: Combe Haven
  • Catchment Area: Cuckmere and Pevensey Levels
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Sussex Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Southern
  • Level Datum: Above Ordnance Datum (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 Cuckmere & Pevensey Levels at Sheepwash Bridge is between 0.90m and 1.80m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Cuckmere & Pevensey Levels at Sheepwash Bridge over the past 12 months has been between 0.92m and 3.03m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Cuckmere & Pevensey Levels at Sheepwash Bridge is 2.82m, reached on Friday 9th February 2001 at 1:00am.

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

There are no other monitoring stations on the Cuckmere & Pevensey Levels

Monitoring locations on nearby rivers

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