Firth of Lorn at Oban Tidal


Latest Tidal Level: 3.92m

Current level recorded at 1:00am, Wednesday 19th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.108m
(recorded at 12:45am, Wednesday 19th December GMT)

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 Firth of Lorn at Oban Tidal in average weather conditions is between 0.04m and 5.45m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Firth of Lorn at Oban Tidal in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.67m and 5.76m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Firth of Lorn at Oban Tidal is 7.02m, reached on Tuesday 3rd October 2017 at 8:45am.

  • Monitoring Station: Oban Tidal
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 490749
  • Watercourse: Firth of Lorn
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Add Group
  • Nearest Town/Village:
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  • Ceremonial County: Argyll and Bute

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Firth of Lorn
There are no other monitored rivers nearby
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