Lariggan River at Penzance Alverton


Current River Level: 0.248m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:00am, Tuesday 27th September BST
(6:00am, Tuesday 27th September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m
(recorded at 7:00am, Monday 26th September BST)

The usual range of the Lariggan River at Penzance Alverton is between 0.05m and 0.30m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Lariggan River at Penzance Alverton over the past 12 months has been between 0.10m and 0.27m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Lariggan River at Penzance Alverton is 0.68m, reached on Thursday 21st March 2013 at 8:00pm.

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.

  • Monitoring Station: Penzance Alverton
  • Watercourse: Lariggan River
  • Nearest Town/Village: Penzance
  • Local Authority: Cornwall
  • Ceremonial County: Cornwall
  • Coordinates: 50°7'2"N 5°33'8"W (50.117377,-5.552432)
  • OS Grid: SW4614530189 (146145,30189)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR DXNC.RGN
  • Mapcode (Global): VH05H.Q90V
  • Open Location Code: 9C2P4C8X+X2
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO70fc38
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 48188
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 48188-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Penwith Peninsula
  • Catchment Area: West Cornwall and the Fal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Fal Group
  • Environment Agency Region: South West

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Lariggan River
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

South Cornwall Coast from Lands End to Lizard Point
Lands End to Lizard Point including Mousehole, Newlyn, Penzance, Longrock, Marazion, and Praa Sands

No current or recent warnings.

South Cornwall Coast at Mounts Bay
Including Western Promenade Road, The Rugby Ground, Larrigan and Battery Road, Daniel Place, Brighton Terrace, Queens Hotel, Queens Court, The Railway Station, The Chalets at Eastern Green, the Caravan Park at Millers Barn Green Lane

No current or recent warnings.

South Cornwall coast at Mounts Bay, seafront properties
Including the Lifeboat Station, Foster-Bolitho Gardens, St Marys Primary School, Queens Street car park, Jubilee Pool, The Quay, Ross Bridge, the railway track at Chyandour Cliff, the A30 and B3311 at Ponsandane Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

South Cornwall coast at Mounts Bay, properties located behind the seafront
Including Alexandra Grounds, Redinnick Place, Cornwall Terrace, the Bus Station and car park, Green Lane between Marazion Bridge and Red River Bridge including the car park

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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