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North Sea at Spurn Point

Latest Tidal Level

2.090m

At 9:30pm, Saturday 2nd December GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Falling, -0.070 from previous measurement at 9:15pm, Saturday 2nd December GMT


This is a tidal level, measured from mean sea level rather than from the river bed. It can, therefore, be negative, and does not give any indication of water depth. Tidal levels are not necessarily updated frequently, and may not reflect tidal movements throughout the day.

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

North Sea coast at Withernsea, Easington and Kilnsea

No current or recent warnings.

North Sea coast at Spurn Point

No current or recent warnings.

Humber estuary from Spurn Point to Winestead Outfall

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

North Sea coast at Easington and Kilnsea

No current or recent warnings.

North Bank of the Humber estuary from Kilnsea to Skeffling and Weeton

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: Spurn Point
  • Watercourse: North Sea
  • Nearest Town/Village: Spurn Point
  • Local Authority:
  • Ceremonial County: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°34'40"N 0°6'25"E (53.577909,0.107029)
  • OS Grid: TA396111 (539600,411100)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR YW52.Z4
  • Mapcode (Global): WHJK0.MB5G
  • Open Location Code: 9F52H4H4+5R
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO03bn28
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L3370
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L3370-level-tidal_level-i-15_min-mAOD
  • Operational Area: Humber Estuary TraC
  • Catchment Area: Humber Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Hull Group
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Level Datum: Above Ordnance Datum (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 North Sea at Spurn Point is between 0.00m and 4.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the North Sea at Spurn Point over the past 12 months has been between -3.16m and 3.56m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the North Sea at Spurn Point is 5.24m, reached on Thursday 5th December 2013 at 6:30pm.

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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