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River Great Ouse at King's Lynn

Current River Level


At 9:30pm, Saturday 22nd June BST
(8:30pm, Saturday 22nd June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.350 from previous measurement at 9:30am, Saturday 22nd June BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

King's Lynn river frontage and South Lynn

No current or recent warnings.

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

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: King's Lynn
  • Watercourse: River Great Ouse
  • Nearest Town/Village: King's Lynn
  • Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk
  • Ceremonial County: Norfolk
  • Coordinates: 52°44'25"N 0°23'13"E (52.740493,0.387203)
  • OS Grid: TF6125418547 (561254,318547)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR N3X.2QY
  • Mapcode (Global): WHJP6.XCKX
  • Open Location Code: 9F42P9RP+5V
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO02er67
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E41071
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E41071-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 6009
  • Operational Area: Great Ouse
  • Catchment Area: Anglian Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian

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 King's Lynn is between -1.71m and 4.16m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Great Ouse at King's Lynn over the past 12 months has been between -1.85m and 4.62m. 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 King's Lynn is 4.83m, reached on Friday 13th January 2017 at 7:00pm.

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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