Smurfit RL Monitoring Station


Latest Tidal Level: 0.835m

Current level recorded at 7:15pm, Saturday 3rd December GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.228m
(recorded at 7:00pm, Saturday 3rd December GMT)

Important! The levels for this location are measured relative to sea level, not relative to the riverbed. The levels shown here do not, therefore, necessarily represent the actual depth of the water.

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.

The usual range of the Smurfit RL Monitoring Station is between -1.69m and 3.81m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Smurfit RL Monitoring Station over the past 12 months has been between -1.78m and 4.42m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

  • Monitoring Station: Smurfit RL
  • Watercourse:
  • Nearest Town/Village: Burham
  • Local Authority: Tonbridge and Malling
  • Ceremonial County: Kent
  • Coordinates: 51°19'44"N 0°27'8"E (51.329149,0.452354)
  • OS Grid: TQ709617 (570950,161750)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR PQC.M5M
  • Mapcode (Global): VHJLZ.SVHG
  • Open Location Code: 9F328FH2+MW
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO01fh48
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E170
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E170-level-tidal_level-i-15_min-mAOD
  • Operational Area: Medway Swale Estuary
  • Catchment Area: Thames Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Kent Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Southern
  • Level Datum: Above Ordnance Datum (AOD)

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No current or recent warnings.

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