River Char at Charmouth


Current River Level: 0.483m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 2:30pm, Monday 26th October GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.004m
(recorded at 2:15pm, Monday 26th October GMT)

The usual range of the River Char at Charmouth is between 0.05m and 1.13m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Char at Charmouth over the past 12 months has been between 0.25m and 0.60m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Char at Charmouth is 3.76m, reached on Saturday 7th July 2012 at 12:00pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Charmouth
  • Watercourse: River Char
  • Nearest Town/Village: Charmouth
  • Local Authority: West Dorset
  • Ceremonial County: Dorset
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 44115
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 44115-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: West Dorset Rivers
  • Catchment Area: Dorset
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Frome Group
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 4.759m AOD

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the River Char
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

West Dorset Rivers and Streams
Rivers Lim, Char, Winniford, Simene, Brit, Asker, Mangerton and Bride

No current or recent warnings.

River Char at Charmouth
The Street in Charmouth including Catherston Cottages, Robyns Nest, Neighbridge Cottage and Kingfishers

No current or recent warnings.

West coast of Dorset
Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell

No current or recent warnings.

River Char at Dolphins River Caravan Park
Dolphins River Park

No current or recent warnings.

River Lim from Uplyme to Lyme Regis, riverside properties
Venlake, King Georges Field, Mill Green, Coombe Street and Bridge Street

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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