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West Okement River at Meldon

Current River Level

0.140m

At 4:00am, Thursday 2nd February GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 4:00pm, Wednesday 1st February GMT

Latest Flow

0.11 m3/s

(15 Minute Average)

Recorded at 4:00am, Thursday 2nd February GMT

Normal flow volume

Increase, 0.00 from previous recording at 3:45am, Thursday 2nd February GMT

0.11 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Tuesday 31st January

Normal flow volume

Steady, no change from previous recording on Monday 30th January

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

North Dartmoor Rivers

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Okement (West) at Okehampton

No current or recent warnings.

River Okement (East) at Okehampton

No current or recent warnings.

Seven Day Level Chart

Long Term Level Chart

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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Meldon
  • Watercourse: West Okement River
  • Nearest Town/Village: Okehampton Hamlets
  • Local Authority: West Devon
  • Ceremonial County: Devon
  • Coordinates: 50°42'23"N 4°2'10"W (50.706654,-4.036259)
  • OS Grid: SX563916 (256315,91647)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR Q1.BT6S
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA 27F6.PCR
  • Open Location Code: 9C2QPX47+MF
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO70xq59
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 50131
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 50131-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Torridge
  • Catchment Area: North Devon
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Taw and Torridge
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 234.4m 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 West Okement River at Meldon is between 0.10m and 1.50m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the West Okement River at Meldon over the past 12 months has been between 0.13m and 0.18m. It has been between these levels for at least 215 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the West Okement River at Meldon is 1.64m, reached on Thursday 27th December 1979 at 7:00pm.

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 West Okement River

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