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Tide at Salcombe

Latest Tidal Level

0.570m

At 1:45pm, Friday 20th January GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.570 from previous measurement

Warning: This data is stale! For some reason, we have not been able to obtain updated levels for over 24 hours. The current displayed level is probably incorrect and you should not rely on it.


This is a tidal level, measured from mean sea level rather than from the river bed. It can, therefore, be negative, and does not give any indication of water depth. Tidal levels are not necessarily updated frequently, and may not reflect tidal movements throughout the day.

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

South Devon coast at the Kingsbridge and Avon estuaries

No current or recent warnings.

South Devon coast from Plymouth to Start Point

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

South Devon coast from Bigbury Bay to Start Point

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: Salcombe
  • Watercourse: Tide
  • Nearest Town/Village: Salcombe
  • Local Authority: South Hams
  • Ceremonial County: Devon
  • Coordinates: 50°14'7"N 3°46'3"W (50.235473,-3.767553)
  • OS Grid: SX7404038770 (274040,38770)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR QH.FPTV
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA 380D.L1Q
  • Open Location Code: 9C2R66PJ+5X
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO80cf76
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 46163
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 46163-level-tidal_level-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Avon, Salcombe and Kingsbridge
  • Catchment Area: South Devon
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Dart Group
  • Environment Agency Region: South West

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 Tide at Salcombe is between -0.81m and 2.33m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Tide at Salcombe over the past 12 months has been between -1.02m and 2.66m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Tide at Salcombe is 3.47m, reached on Wednesday 5th February 2014 at 9:45am.

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 Tide

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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