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River Brathay at Jeffy Knotts

Current River Level


At 9:15pm, Tuesday 21st March GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 9:00pm, Tuesday 21st March GMT

Latest Flow

6.66 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Saturday 18th March

Normal flow volume

Decrease, -4.84 from previous recording on Friday 17th March

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Rivers Brathay, Rothay and Winster

Recent warnings or alerts no longer in force

Windermere (Lake Levels)

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Rivers in Ambleside, Rydal Road, Kirkfield, Rothay Park, Fisher Beck, The Borrans

No current or recent warnings.

Rivers in Ambleside, Rothay Road, Compston Road, Millans Park, Kirkfield, Fisher Beck

No current or recent warnings.

River Rothay at Grasmere, White Bridge and Stock Lane

Recent warnings or alerts no longer in force

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: Jeffy Knotts
  • Watercourse: River Brathay
  • Nearest Town/Village: Skelwith
  • Local Authority: South Lakeland
  • Ceremonial County: Cumbria
  • Coordinates: 54°25'19"N 2°59'18"W (54.422024,-2.98839)
  • OS Grid: NY 35965 03406 (335965,503406)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 7KK9.TL
  • Mapcode (Global): WH82D.237V
  • Open Location Code: 9C6VC2C6+RJ
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO84mk11
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 735123
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 735123-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Leven
  • Catchment Area: Kent and Leven
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Kent Group
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 42.047m 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 Brathay at Jeffy Knotts is between 0.45m and 1.75m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Brathay at Jeffy Knotts over the past 12 months has been between 0.51m and 2.53m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Brathay at Jeffy Knotts is 4.50m, reached on Thursday 19th November 2009 at 5:45pm.

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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