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River Eden at Sands Centre, Carlisle

Current River Level


At 10:15pm, Monday 29th May BST
(9:15pm, Monday 29th May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 10:00pm, Monday 29th May BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Eden and Petteril at Carlisle, City Centre, Botcherby and Warwick Road

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Eden

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Caldew at Carlisle, Viaduct Estate Road area

No current or recent warnings.

River Eden and Caldew at Carlisle, Devonshire Walk, West Coast Mainline, Bitts Park, Cricket Club

No current or recent warnings.

River Eden at Carlisle, Etterby Terrace and Eden Place

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: Sands Centre, Carlisle
  • Watercourse: River Eden
  • Nearest Town/Village: Sands Centre, Carlisle
  • Local Authority: Carlisle
  • Ceremonial County: Cumbria
  • Coordinates: 54°53'55"N 2°55'56"W (54.898639,-2.932277)
  • OS Grid: NY 4031 5639 (340310,556390)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 7CYS.ZR
  • Mapcode (Global): WH802.X4VG
  • Open Location Code: 9C6VV3X9+F3
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO84mv85
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 762600
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 762600-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Eden Lower
  • Catchment Area: Eden and Esk
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Eden (Cumbria)
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 8.11m 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 Eden at Sands Centre, Carlisle is between 0.26m and 2.50m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Eden at Sands Centre, Carlisle over the past 12 months has been between 0.28m and 3.47m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Eden at Sands Centre, Carlisle is 7.91m, reached on Sunday 6th December 2015 at 9:15am.

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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