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North Cornwall Coast at Padstow

Latest Tidal Level

0.330m

At 4:00pm, Thursday 30th November GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Falling, -0.280 from previous measurement at 4:00am, Thursday 30th November GMT


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

Tidal River Camel excluding Wadebridge and Chapel Amble

No current or recent warnings.

North Cornwall Rivers

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

North Cornwall coast from The Rumps to Hartland Point excluding Bude

No current or recent warnings.

North Cornwall coast at Wadebridge and Chapel Amble

No current or recent warnings.

River Camel at Wadebridge

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: Padstow
  • Watercourse: North Cornwall Coast
  • Nearest Town/Village: Padstow
  • Local Authority: Cornwall
  • Ceremonial County: Cornwall
  • Coordinates: 50°32'30"N 4°56'12"W (50.541735,-4.936938)
  • OS Grid: SW920754 (192000,75450)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR ZM.YVVS
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA 07KM.LGQ
  • Open Location Code: 9C2QG3R7+M6
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO70mn70
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 49116
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 49116-level-tidal_level-i-15_min-mAOD
  • Operational Area: Camel Estuary
  • Catchment Area: South West Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Camel Group
  • Environment Agency Region: South 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 usual range of the North Cornwall Coast at Padstow is between 0.12m and 3.63m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the North Cornwall Coast at Padstow over the past 12 months has been between 0.32m and 3.87m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the North Cornwall Coast at Padstow is 4.78m, reached on Tuesday 12th August 2014 at 6:30pm.

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

Other monitoring locations on the North Cornwall Coast

North Cornwall Coast Map

Monitoring locations on nearby rivers

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