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River Itchen at Riverside Park

Current River Level


At 10:00pm, Monday 29th May BST
(9:00pm, Monday 29th May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 9:15pm, Monday 29th May BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Mansbridge and Woodmill on the River Itchen

No current or recent warnings.

Southampton Water and Hamble

No current or recent warnings.

Mansbridge and Riverside Park

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Itchen estuary

No current or recent warnings.

Monks Brook

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: Riverside Park
  • Watercourse: Itchen
  • Nearest Town/Village: Swaythling
  • Local Authority: Southampton
  • Ceremonial County: Hampshire
  • Coordinates: 50°56'8"N 1°22'6"W (50.935796,-1.368504)
  • OS Grid: SU444153 (444470,115340)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR RWL.9W
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA 860M.QNN
  • Open Location Code: 9C2WWJPJ+8H
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO90hw54
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E12412
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E12412-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Southampton Water
  • Catchment Area: South East Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Hampshire Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Southern
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 0.75m 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 Itchen at Riverside Park is between 1.40m and 2.05m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Itchen at Riverside Park over the past 12 months has been between 0.12m and 1.92m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Itchen at Riverside Park is 2.19m, reached on Thursday 1st April 2010 at 10:00am.

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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