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River Caen at Braunton Butts Bridge

Current River Level


At 10:00pm, Monday 29th May BST
(9:00pm, Monday 29th May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 9:00pm, Monday 29th May BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Caen at Braunton

No current or recent warnings.

Barnstaple, Braunton, Ilfracombe and Combe Martin area

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Tidal locations in the Taw Torridge Estuary

No current or recent warnings.

North Devon coast from Hartland Point to Lynmouth

No current or recent warnings.

North Devon coast at Pilton, The Strand and Rock Park in Barnstaple

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: Braunton Butts Bridge
  • Watercourse: River Caen
  • Nearest Town/Village: Braunton
  • Local Authority: North Devon
  • Ceremonial County: Devon
  • Coordinates: 51°6'40"N 4°9'42"W (51.111292,-4.161795)
  • OS Grid: SS4877036890 (248770,136890)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR KL.B9HS
  • Mapcode (Global): VH3Q7.TB5F
  • Open Location Code: 9C3Q4R6Q+G7
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO71wc06
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 50189
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 50189-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Taw and North Devon Streams
  • Catchment Area: North Devon
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Taw and Torridge
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 13m 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 Caen at Braunton Butts Bridge is between 0.44m and 1.20m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Caen at Braunton Butts Bridge over the past 12 months has been between 0.47m and 0.93m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Caen at Braunton Butts Bridge is 1.92m, reached on Saturday 22nd December 2012 at 8:30pm.

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

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