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River Lune at Lancaster Quay

Current River Level


At 12:45pm, Sunday 16th June BST
(11:45am, Sunday 16th June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 12:30pm, Sunday 16th June BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Lune at Lancaster Quay, comprising area from Lune Industrial Estate to Lune Street

No current or recent warnings.

Lune estuary south west of Lancaster

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Lune at Lancaster Quay, between St Georges Quay, River Street and Damside Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Lune at Lancaster Quay, area around Morecambe Road and Owen Road

No current or recent warnings.

River Lune at Skerton Pool, bordering Caton Road, Damside Street and North Road

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: Lancaster Quay
  • Watercourse: River Lune
  • Nearest Town/Village: Lancaster
  • Local Authority: Lancaster
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire
  • Coordinates: 54°3'6"N 2°49'19"W (54.051851,-2.822021)
  • OS Grid: SD462620 (346280,462080)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 8PQL.V8
  • Mapcode (Global): WH846.MFD4
  • Open Location Code: 9C6V352H+P5
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO84ob12
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 724735
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 724735-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 5080
  • Water Information System ID: 724735
  • Operational Area: Pilling, Ridgy, Cocker and Conder
  • Catchment Area: Lune
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Wyre and Lune
  • Environment Agency Region: North West

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 Lune at Lancaster Quay is between 1.61m and 6.25m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Lune at Lancaster Quay over the past 12 months has been between 2.07m and 5.84m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Lune at Lancaster Quay is 6.81m, reached on Friday 1st February 2002 at 2:00pm.

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.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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