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River Ouse at Blacktoft

Current River Level


At 3:45pm, Saturday 22nd June BST
(2:45pm, Saturday 22nd June GMT)

Below normal for this location

Falling, -0.030 from previous measurement at 3:15pm, Saturday 22nd June 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

North Bank of the Humber estuary at Broomfleet, Faxfleet, Blacktoft and Yokefleet

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal River Ouse from Naburn Lock to Selby

No current or recent warnings.

Humber estuary from Faxfleet to Saltmarshe

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Trent at Alkborough Flats

No current or recent warnings.

Market Weighton Canal at Newport

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: Blacktoft
  • Watercourse: River Ouse
  • Nearest Town/Village: Blacktoft
  • Local Authority: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Ceremonial County: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°42'26"N 0°43'33"W (53.707432,-0.725879)
  • OS Grid: SE842242 (484200,424200)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR RTCK.NQ
  • Mapcode (Global): WHFDM.T2JN
  • Open Location Code: 9C5XP74F+XJ
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93pq29
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L24012
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L24012-level-stage-i-15_min-mAOD
  • River Levels Online ID: 8024
  • Water Information System ID: L24012
  • Operational Area: Foulness
  • Catchment Area: Hull and East Riding
  • 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 Ouse at Blacktoft is between 0.00m and 5.29m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Ouse at Blacktoft over the past 12 months has been between -1.43m and 5.06m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Ouse at Blacktoft is 6.01m, reached on Thursday 5th December 2013 at 7:30pm.

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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