River Ouse at Freshfield Bridge


Current River Level: 0.051m, steady

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 9:30am, Monday 5th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.000m
(recorded at 9:15am, Monday 5th December GMT)

The usual range of the River Ouse at Freshfield Bridge is between 0.01m and 2.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Ouse at Freshfield Bridge over the past 12 months has been between -20.35m and 0.11m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Ouse at Freshfield Bridge is 2.63m, reached on Wednesday 16th January 2008 at 1:45am.

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.

  • Monitoring Station: Freshfield Bridge
  • Watercourse: River Ouse
  • Nearest Town/Village: Lindfield Rural
  • Local Authority: Mid Sussex
  • Ceremonial County: West Sussex
  • Coordinates: 51°0'10"N 0°1'39"W (51.002867,-0.027718)
  • OS Grid: TQ384244 (538480,124460)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR KNG.5SF
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA B6TG.K0J
  • Open Location Code: 9C3X2X3C+4W
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO91xa60
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E8210
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E8210-level-stage-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: 20.37m AOD

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Freshfield Bridge to Sharpsbridge
River Ouse from Freshfield Bridge to Sharpsbridge including Sheffield Park Station and Fletching Mill

No current or recent warnings.

Upper Ouse
Upper Ouse and tributaries from Slaugham to Barcombe Mills

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Lindfield Bridge
River Ouse at Lindfield Bridge including Pims Lock

No current or recent warnings.

Scrase Bridge Stream at Lindfield including the West Common Stream

No current or recent warnings.

Scrase Bridge and West Common Streams
Scrase Bridge Stream & West Common Stream at Haywards Heath and Lindfield

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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