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River Derwent at Loftsome Bridge

Current River Level


At 2:45am, Wednesday 24th July BST
(1:45am, Wednesday 24th July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.010 from previous measurement at 2:30am, Wednesday 24th July BST

Important! The levels for this location are measured relative to sea level, not relative to the riverbed. The levels shown here do not, therefore, necessarily represent the actual depth of the water.

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Derwent at Thorganby, Bubwith and Wressle

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Derwent

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Aire at Drax

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal River Ouse from Selby to Faxfleet

No current or recent warnings.

River Derwent at Howden

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: Loftsome Bridge
  • Watercourse: River Derwent, Yorkshire
  • Nearest Town/Village: Barmby on the Marsh
  • Local Authority: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Ceremonial County: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°45'33"N 0°56'12"W (53.759195,-0.936675)
  • OS Grid: SE70202973 (470200,429730)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR PSXZ.05
  • Mapcode (Global): WHFD4.LS50
  • Open Location Code: 9C5XQ357+M8
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93ms72
  • Environment Agency Location ID: F2802
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: F2802-level-stage-i-15_min-mAOD
  • River Levels Online ID: 9358
  • Water Information System ID: F2802
  • Catchment Area: Derwent
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Level Datum: Above Ordnance Datum (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 Derwent at Loftsome Bridge is between 1.57m and 5.20m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Derwent at Loftsome Bridge over the past 12 months has been between 1.56m and 5.10m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Derwent at Loftsome Bridge is 5.43m, reached on Thursday 24th January 2008 at 12:00am.

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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