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River Char at Charmouth

Current River Level


At 4:45pm, Friday 21st June BST
(3:45pm, Friday 21st June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 4:30pm, Friday 21st June BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Char at Charmouth

No current or recent warnings.

West Dorset Rivers and Streams

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Char at Dolphins River Caravan Park

No current or recent warnings.

River Lim from Uplyme to Lyme Regis, riverside properties

No current or recent warnings.

River Lim from Uplyme to Lyme Regis

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: Charmouth
  • Watercourse: River Char
  • Nearest Town/Village: Charmouth
  • Local Authority: West Dorset
  • Ceremonial County: Dorset
  • Coordinates: 50°44'23"N 2°53'29"W (50.739791,-2.891657)
  • OS Grid: SY371937 (337178,93733)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR PK.HYRP
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA 47T4.58D
  • Open Location Code: 9C2VP4Q5+W8
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO80nr37
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 44115
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 44115-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • River Levels Online ID: 3286
  • Water Information System ID: F440500_FW
  • 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: 4.804m 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 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 0.33m and 1.38m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 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.

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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