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River Ouse at Lewes Corporation Yard

Latest Tidal Level

0.880m

At 11:30am, Monday 6th February GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 11:15am, Monday 6th February 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

Lewes

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Ouse

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Malling at Lewes

No current or recent warnings.

Winterbourne Stream at Lewes

No current or recent warnings.

Hamsey

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: Lewes Corporation Yard
  • Watercourse: River Ouse
  • Nearest Town/Village: Lewes
  • Local Authority: Lewes
  • Ceremonial County: East Sussex
  • Coordinates: 50°52'37"N 0°0'46"E (50.877166,0.012884)
  • OS Grid: TQ417105 (541710,110560)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR KPW.XS2
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA B6XS.8V2
  • Open Location Code: 9F22V2G7+V5
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO00av10
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E8970
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E8970-level-tidal_level-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Upper Ouse
  • Catchment Area: Adur and Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Sussex Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Southern
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 1.01m 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 River Ouse at Lewes Corporation Yard is between 0.30m and 2.90m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Ouse at Lewes Corporation Yard over the past 12 months has been between 0.82m and 2.26m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Ouse at Lewes Corporation Yard is 3.94m, reached on Thursday 12th October 2000 at 1:45pm.

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.

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