River Ouse at Selby Westmill


Current River Level: 1.737m, steady

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 9:15pm, Tuesday 29th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.000m
(recorded at 9:00pm, Tuesday 29th November GMT)

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.

The usual range of the River Ouse at Selby Westmill is between 0.36m and 5.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Ouse at Selby Westmill over the past 12 months has been between 0.24m and 5.65m. 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 Selby Westmill is 6.34m, reached on Monday 28th December 2015 at 9:45am.

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.

  • Monitoring Station: Selby Westmill
  • Watercourse: River Ouse
  • Nearest Town/Village: Selby
  • Local Authority: Selby
  • Ceremonial County: North Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°47'9"N 1°3'59"W (53.786072,-1.066528)
  • OS Grid: SE616326 (461600,432600)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR NSZN.WJ
  • Mapcode (Global): WHFD2.L3BC
  • Open Location Code: 9C5WQWPM+C9
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93ls28
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L2401A
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L2401A-level-stage-i-15_min-mAOD
  • Operational Area: Lower Ouse Yorkshire
  • Catchment Area: Wharfe and Lower Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Level Datum: Above Ordnance Datum (AOD)

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Ouse at Selby and Barlby
Properties around the old shipyards and the Westfield and Holmes areas of Selby, and in Barlby from Landing Lane to the A19 Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at Selby Dam
Properties adjacent to Selby Dam

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Brayton
Brayton including properties on Brayton Lane, Doncaster Road, Meadow Croft, Holmefield Close, Moss Green Lane, Baffam Court and Baffam Lane

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at Wistow
Properties at Wistow and the surrounding areas including Wistow Lordship

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Burn
Burn including properties on the A19 Road, West Lane, Park Lane, Barff View, and Common Lane

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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