Erch at Pencaenewydd


Current River Level: 0.218m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Monday 10th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.014m
(recorded at 10:00pm, Sunday 9th December GMT)

The normal level of the Erch at Pencaenewydd in average weather conditions is between 0.04m and 0.23m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Erch at Pencaenewydd in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.05m and 0.51m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.17m, reached on Thursday 22nd November 2012 at 4:45am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Erch at Pencaenewydd is 1.40m, reached on Sunday 18th October 1987 at 11:45am.

  • Monitoring Station: Pencaenewydd
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 4169
  • Watercourse: Erch
  • Operational Area: Erch
  • Catchment Area: Llyn and Eryri
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Glaslyn Group
  • Nearest Town/Village: Llannor
  • Local Authority: Gwynedd
  • Ceremonial County: Gwynedd

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Erch
There are no other monitored rivers nearby
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Erch at Abererch
parts of the village near Pont Abererch, including Glan Erch and Post Office Terrace

No current or recent warnings.

Aber Erch Dunes
the Area inland of the dunes from Glan-y-Don Industrial Estate to Glan y Morfa including parts of the A497 Abererch Road

No current or recent warnings.

the Area inland of the sand dunes from Pont Rhyd John to the Golf Course and the area including Ala Road, West End and South Beech to the Harbour

No current or recent warnings.

River Rhyd Hir at Riverside Terrace
Riverside Terrace and the A499

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