River Mersey at Fiddlers Ferry

 

Current River Level: 3.159m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Thursday 13th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.704m
(recorded at 3:00pm, Wednesday 12th December GMT)

The normal level of the River Mersey at Fiddlers Ferry in average weather conditions is between -0.97m and 7.86m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Mersey at Fiddlers Ferry in more extreme weather conditions is between 2.61m and 3.71m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 7.37m, reached on Thursday 5th December 2013 at 1:30pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Mersey at Fiddlers Ferry is 7.37m, reached on Thursday 5th December 2013 at 1:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Fiddlers Ferry
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 694063
  • Watercourse: Mersey
  • Operational Area: Weaver Lower
  • Catchment Area: Weaver Gowy
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Cuerdley
  • Local Authority: Warrington
  • Ceremonial County: Cheshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Lower River Mersey including Warrington, Runcorn and Lymm areas
The Lower River Mersey catchment includes the Fishington, Bradley, Sow, Keckwick and Lumb Brooks and their tributaries

No current or recent warnings.

Mersey Estuary at Warrington
Areas at risk include Fiddlers Ferry, Eastford Road, Arpley Bridge, Knutsford Road, Howley, Kingsway North and Westy.

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Mersey Estuary at Fiddlers Ferry, Warrington
Fiddlers Ferry area including the Sailing Club, The Ferry Tavern and Riverside Trading Estate are at risk of flooding from the Mersey Estuary due to high tides

No current or recent warnings.

Sankey Brook around areas of Gemini, Dallam, Bewsey, Longford, Orford, Great Sankey and Penketh
Areas at risk include properties on Alder and Hall Lane. Also Winwick Quay, Longford, Hawleys Business Park, Orford, Callands, Bewsey. Also parts of Penketh and Sankey Bridges South of the A562 and A57 and Gatewarth Industrial Estate

No current or recent warnings.

Mersey Estuary at Moss Side
The area at Moss Side Lane and Lapwing Lane are at risk of flooding from the estuary due to high tides.

No current or recent warnings.

River Sankey catchment with St Helens and Warrington
The Sankey catchment includes Black, Barkers, Windle and Whittle Brooks and their tributaries. Other locations which may be affected are around Rainford, Billinge, Prescot, Newton-le-Willows, Haydock, Ashton-in-Makerfield and Golbourne

No current or recent warnings.

Wider area at risk from Sankey Brook at Sankey Bridges
Areas at risk include the Sankey Recreation ground, Samuel St, Booth St, Dale Close, Bond Close and parts of Hepherd St and Marina Avenue

No current or recent warnings.

Areas Closest to Sankey Brook at Sankey Bridges
Areas at risk include Liverpool Road from Kent Road to Beaufort Street, Rostherne Close, Evelyn Street and Huntley Street.

No current or recent warnings.

River Ditton catchment including areas around Huyton-with-Roby and Widnes
The Ditton catchment includes, Ditton, Logwood Mill, Fox's Bank, Dog Clog, Stewards, and Netherley Brooks and their tributaries. Also including the areas around Huyton, Widnes and Penketh

No current or recent warnings.

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