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River Wey at Upwey

Current River Level


At 10:00am, Saturday 20th July BST
(9:00am, Saturday 20th July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.010 from previous measurement at 10:00am, Friday 19th July BST

Latest Flow

0.26 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Thursday 18th July

Normal flow volume

Increase, 0.01 from previous recording on Wednesday 17th July

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Wey from Upwey to Weymouth

No current or recent warnings.

Weymouth Rivers and Streams

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding in the West of Dorset

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Groundwater flooding for the South Winterbourne Valley

No current or recent warnings.

Dorset coast at Preston Beach

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: Upwey
  • Watercourse: River Wey
  • Nearest Town/Village: Upwey
  • Local Authority: Weymouth and Portland
  • Ceremonial County: Dorset
  • Coordinates: 50°39'56"N 2°28'51"W (50.665744,-2.480878)
  • OS Grid: SY661852 (366110,85230)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR PX.PN49
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA 57P9.WVP
  • Open Location Code: 9C2VMG89+7J
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO80sp29
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 44246
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 44246-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 3287
  • Water Information System ID: 446010
  • Operational Area: West Dorset Rivers
  • Catchment Area: Dorset
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Frome Group
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 37.4m 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 River Wey at Upwey is between 0.11m and 0.30m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Wey at Upwey over the past 12 months has been between 0.16m and 0.34m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Wey at Upwey is 0.35m, reached on Tuesday 14th January 2003 at 11:45am.

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.

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