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Tide at Liverpool

Latest Tidal Level


At 3:30am, Wednesday 24th July BST
(2:30am, Wednesday 24th July GMT)

Above normal for this location

Falling, -0.440 from previous measurement at 3:15am, Wednesday 24th July BST

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

Mersey Estuary from Liverpool and Wirral to Widnes

No current or recent warnings.

Wirral catchment with Heswall, Ellesmere Port, Bebington, Hoylake and Wallasey

No current or recent warnings.

Irish Sea and Mersey estuary from the Head of the Wirral to Runcorn

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Irish Sea at New Brighton

No current or recent warnings.

Tue Brook at Clubmoor

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.

Download long term data as csv

Note: CSV data will include any outlying values that have been ignored by our graphing system as probably erroneous (eg, because they are ridiculously high compared to the values either side of them). It is your responsibility to filter these out if necessary.

Important! If you are planning to retrieve the csv data automatically, you must read and understand the limitations on the data and its availability.

Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Liverpool
  • Watercourse: Tide
  • Nearest Town/Village: Bootle
  • Local Authority: Sefton
  • Ceremonial County: Merseyside
  • Coordinates: 53°26'58"N 3°1'4"W (53.449655,-3.018007)
  • OS Grid: SJ 3249 9525 (332489,395250)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 7XCK.D3
  • Mapcode (Global): WH870.MK28
  • Open Location Code: 9C5RCXXJ+VQ
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO83lk77
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E70139-north_west
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E70139-north_west-level-tidal_level-Mean-15_min-mAOD
  • River Levels Online ID: 5084
  • Water Information System ID: 694670
  • Operational Area: Mersey Estuary
  • Catchment Area: North West Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • 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 highest level ever recorded at the Tide at Liverpool is 6.06m, reached on Friday 6th December 2013 at 12:30pm.

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

There are no other monitoring stations on the Tide

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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