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River Lyd at Parkend

Current River Level

0.140m

At 4:00am, Thursday 2nd February GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 6:00pm, Wednesday 1st February GMT

Latest Flow

0.31 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Tuesday 31st January

Normal flow volume

Decrease, -0.01 from previous recording on Monday 30th January

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Rivers in the Forest of Dean

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Lyd at Lydney

No current or recent warnings.

Sharpness and Lydney Harbour on the Severn Estuary

No current or recent warnings.

Severn estuary from Gloucester to Sharpness

No current or recent warnings.

Purton on the Severn Estuary

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: Parkend
  • Watercourse: River Lyd, Gloucestershire
  • Nearest Town/Village: West Dean
  • Local Authority: Forest of Dean
  • Ceremonial County: Gloucestershire
  • Coordinates: 51°45'52"N 2°33'24"W (51.764493,-2.556805)
  • OS Grid: SO616074 (361670,207460)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR JS.01KQ
  • Mapcode (Global): VH873.MXP6
  • Open Location Code: 9C3VQC7V+Q7
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO81rs33
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 2124
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 2124-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Forest of Dean
  • Catchment Area: Severn Vale
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Severn
  • Environment Agency Region: Midlands
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 37.65m 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 Lyd at Parkend is between 0.04m and 0.60m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Lyd at Parkend over the past 12 months has been between 0.03m and 0.20m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Lyd at Parkend is 1.27m, reached on Sunday 25th November 2012 at 5:45am.

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

Other monitoring locations on the River Lyd

River Lyd Map

Monitoring locations on nearby rivers

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