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Oulton Beck at Lofthouse

Current River Level


At 5:30am, Saturday 10th June BST
(4:30am, Saturday 10th June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 5:15am, Saturday 10th June BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Middle River Aire catchment

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Lingwell Gate Beck at Lofthouse Gate

No current or recent warnings.

Fosterford Beck and Balne Beck at Wrenthorpe

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck at Peacock including Silcoates Street

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Calder catchment

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).

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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Lofthouse
  • Watercourse: Oulton Beck
  • Nearest Town/Village: Lofthouse
  • Local Authority: Leeds
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°43'35"N 1°31'6"W (53.726549,-1.518386)
  • OS Grid: SE3187425681 (431874,425681)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR KTVB.2W
  • Mapcode (Global): WHC9S.NL5J
  • Open Location Code: 9C5WPFGJ+JJ
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93fr74
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1719
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L1719-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 75.751m 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 Oulton Beck at Lofthouse is between 0.25m and 1.15m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Oulton Beck at Lofthouse over the past 12 months has been between 0.30m and 0.72m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Oulton Beck at Lofthouse is 1.44m, reached on Friday 15th June 2007 at 12:00am.

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

There are no other monitoring stations on the Oulton Beck

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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