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River Great Ouse at Freebridge

Latest Tidal Level


At 9:30am, Sunday 16th June BST
(8:30am, Sunday 16th June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Falling, -0.940 from previous measurement at 6:30am, Sunday 16th June BST

This is a tidal level, measured from mean sea level rather than from the river bed. It can, therefore, be negative, and does not give any indication of water depth. Tidal levels are not necessarily updated frequently, and may not reflect tidal movements throughout the day.

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

King's Lynn, West Lynn and The Wash frontage in Norfolk

No current or recent warnings.

King's Lynn river frontage and South Lynn

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal River Great Ouse at West Lynn

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Urban area of King's Lynn

No current or recent warnings.

Wash frontage at Admiralty Point including Tidal River Great Ouse west bank breach to Eau Brink

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: Freebridge
  • Watercourse: River Great Ouse
  • Nearest Town/Village: Kings Lynn
  • Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk
  • Ceremonial County: Norfolk
  • Coordinates: 52°44'29"N 0°23'13"E (52.741419,0.387195)
  • OS Grid: TF61251865 (561250,318650)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR N3X.2QM
  • Mapcode (Global): WHJP6.XCK6
  • Open Location Code: 9F42P9RP+HV
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO02er67
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E22184
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E22184-level-tidal_level-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 9380
  • Water Information System ID: T33851
  • Catchment Area: Ouse
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)

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 Great Ouse at Freebridge is between -1.67m and 4.18m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Great Ouse at Freebridge over the past 12 months has been between -1.73m and 4.69m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Great Ouse at Freebridge is 6.19m, reached on Thursday 5th December 2013 at 7:15pm.

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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