River Levels
River Levels

Scarborough Light House Monitoring Station

Current River Level


At 5:00am, Tuesday 23rd July BST
(4:00am, Tuesday 23rd July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 3.810 from previous measurement at 1:00am, Tuesday 23rd July BST

Important! The levels for this location are measured relative to sea level, not relative to the riverbed. The levels shown here do not, therefore, necessarily represent the actual depth of the water.

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

North Sea coast from Whitby to Filey

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

North Sea at Scarborough - Sandside

No current or recent warnings.

North Sea at Scarborough - Foreshore Road

No current or recent warnings.

North Sea at Scarborough - Spa Complex

No current or recent warnings.

North Sea at Scarborough - North Bay

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: Scarborough Light House
  • Watercourse:
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Scarborough
  • Ceremonial County: North Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 54°16'54"N 0°23'23"W (54.281876,-0.389916)
  • OS Grid: TA0492288557 (504922,488557)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR TLQX.CT
  • Mapcode (Global): WHGC0.ZMHT
  • Open Location Code: 9C6X7JJ6+Q2
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO94tg37
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L2600
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L2600-level-stage-i-15_min-mAOD
  • Operational Area: Esk TraC
  • Catchment Area: Humber Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • 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 Scarborough Light House Monitoring Station is between -1.54m and 3.03m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Scarborough Light House Monitoring Station over the past 12 months has been between -1.54m and 3.01m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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