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River Ehen at Egremont

Current River Level


At 2:00am, Monday 22nd July BST
(1:00am, Monday 22nd July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 1:45am, Monday 22nd July BST

Short-term forecast: rising, peak of 0.470m expected at 4:00am, Monday 22nd July

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Ehen at Egremont, Bleach Green, Ennerdale Mill, Bridge End, Vale View, Wood Bank, Rugby Club

No current or recent warnings.

Rivers Ehen, Calder, Irt and Esk

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Ehen at Egremont, Beck Green, Bridge End, Croft Terrace and Cross Side areas

No current or recent warnings.

Skirting Beck at Egremont, Church View and Beck Side

No current or recent warnings.

Skirting Beck at Egremont, Milton Road to Beck Side

No current or recent warnings.

Seven Day Level Chart

Including short term predicted levels (shown as dotted line)

Important! Forecast levels are generated algorithmically by the Environment Agency's computers and may not necessarily be accurate, particularly in times of rapidly changing weather. Please check related flood warning areas for more detailed, professionally assessed predictions.

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.

Download long term data as csv

Note: CSV data will include any outlying values that have been ignored by our graphing system as probably erroneous (eg, because they are ridiculously high compared to the values either side of them). It is your responsibility to filter these out if necessary.

Important! If you are planning to retrieve the csv data automatically, you must read and understand the limitations on the data and its availability.

Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Egremont
  • Watercourse: River Ehen
  • Nearest Town/Village: Egremont
  • Local Authority: Copeland
  • Ceremonial County: Cumbria
  • Coordinates: 54°28'58"N 3°31'24"W (54.482917,-3.52339)
  • OS Grid: NY014108 (301400,510800)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 3JTL.ZS
  • Mapcode (Global): WH5ZG.VLC5
  • Open Location Code: 9C6RFFMG+5J
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO84fl75
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 744130
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 744130-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 5047
  • Water Information System ID: 744130
  • Operational Area: Ehen-Calder
  • Catchment Area: South West Lakes
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Esk Group (Cumbria)
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 40.287m 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 Ehen at Egremont is between 0.36m and 1.50m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Ehen at Egremont over the past 12 months has been between 0.41m and 0.96m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Ehen at Egremont is 3.28m, reached on Friday 20th November 2009 at 4:30am.

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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