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River Lud at Louth

Current River Level


At 9:00pm, Wednesday 22nd May BST
(8:00pm, Wednesday 22nd May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 8:00pm, Wednesday 22nd May BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Louth Canal and Waithe Beck

No current or recent warnings.

Areas near the River Lud in Louth

No current or recent warnings.

Wider area at risk from the River Lud in Louth

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Isolated properties near the Louth Canal from Keddington to High Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

Poulton Drain in Covenham St Marys

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: Louth
  • Watercourse: River Lud
  • Nearest Town/Village: Louth
  • Local Authority: East Lindsey
  • Ceremonial County: Lincolnshire
  • Coordinates: 53°22'15"N 0°0'31"E (53.37106,0.008655)
  • OS Grid: TF337879 (533736,387903)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR XYHG.N9
  • Mapcode (Global): WHHJT.3JDJ
  • Open Location Code: 9F5292C5+CF
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO03ai19
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E1759
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E1759-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 6017
  • Water Information System ID: 029003
  • Operational Area: Northern Becks
  • Catchment Area: Louth Grimsby and Ancholme
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ancholme Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 15.42m 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 Lud at Louth is between 0.06m and 0.40m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Lud at Louth over the past 12 months has been between 0.07m and 0.28m. It has been between these levels for at least 155 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Lud at Louth is 1.17m, reached on Monday 25th June 2007 at 11:30am.

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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