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Oykel at Loch Ailsh Level

Current River Level


At 5:45am, Friday 19th July BST
(4:45am, Friday 19th July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 5:30am, Friday 19th July BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Strath Oykel

No current or recent warnings.

Strath Carron

No current or recent warnings.

Strath Bran

No current or recent warnings.

Seven Day Level Chart

Long Term Level Chart

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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Loch Ailsh Level
  • Watercourse: Oykel
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Highland
  • Ceremonial County: Sutherland
  • Coordinates: 58°2'53"N 4°51'19"W (58.04827715,-4.855312073)
  • OS Grid: NC3157710138 (231577,910138)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR G7DG.0S0
  • Mapcode (Global): WH290.DZ50
  • Open Location Code: 9CCQ24XV+8V
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO78nb71
  • SEPA Location ID: 354613
  • SEPA Gauge ID: 354613
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Shin Group
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 154.3m 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 Oykel at Loch Ailsh Level is between 0.19m and 1.65m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Oykel at Loch Ailsh Level over the past 12 months has been between 0.20m and 1.18m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Oykel at Loch Ailsh Level is 2.00m, reached on Tuesday 23rd October 2018 at 6:45am.

Note that this data may not take account of recent measurements, as we wait until a level has been verified by SEPA before adding it to our records.

View the catchment for Oykel at Loch Ailsh Level.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Other monitoring locations on the Oykel

Oykel Map

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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