Essex Coast at Clacton Pier

 

Latest Tidal Level: 1.155m

Current level recorded at 5:45am, Thursday 18th October BST
(4:45am, Thursday 18th October GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.534m
(recorded at 5:45am, Wednesday 17th October BST)

Levels in tidal waters are measured from mean sea level, not from the river bed. They can, therefore, be negative, and do not give any indication of water depth. Tidal levels are not necessarily updated frequently, and may not reflect tidal movements throughout the day.

The normal level of the Essex Coast at Clacton Pier in average weather conditions is between -8.10m and 2.79m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Essex Coast at Clacton Pier in more extreme weather conditions is between -1.78m and 2.02m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Essex Coast at Clacton Pier is 3.76m, reached on Thursday 1st January 1970 at 1:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Clacton Pier
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E24861
  • Watercourse: Essex Coast
  • Operational Area: Essex TraC
  • Catchment Area: Anglian Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Essex Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Clacton-On-Sea
  • Local Authority:
  • Ceremonial County: Essex

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

The Essex coast from Clacton to and including, St Peters Flat and the Colne and Blackwater estuaries
The Essex coast from Clacton to St Peters Flat, including Jaywick, Brightlingsea, Mersea Island, Heybridge, Maldon and the Colne and Blackwater estuaries

No current or recent warnings.

The Essex coast from Clacton, to and including, Lee-over-Sands
The Essex coast from Clacton Lifeboat station to Lee-over-sands, including Jaywick and Seawick

No current or recent warnings.

Holland Marshes
Holland Marshes, from Frinton Tennis Club and Golf Course to Valley Road in Holland-on-Sea

No current or recent warnings.

The tidal River Colne at Point Clear and Saint Osyth Creek
The tidal River Colne at Point Clear from the Tower Estate to Oakmead Road and Osyth Creek

No current or recent warnings.

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