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River Great Ouse at Roxton

Current River Level


At 9:15pm, Saturday 20th July BST
(8:15pm, Saturday 20th July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.020 from previous measurement at 7:00pm, Saturday 20th July BST

Latest Flow

7.84 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Thursday 18th July

Normal flow volume

Decrease, -0.92 from previous recording on Wednesday 17th July

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Low lying areas close to the River Great Ouse at Renhold, Great Barford, Tempsford and Roxton

No current or recent warnings.

Middle River Great Ouse in Milton Keynes, Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Ivel at Blunham

No current or recent warnings.

Wider area at risk from the River Great Ouse at Renhold, Great Barford, Tempsford and Roxton

No current or recent warnings.

River Ivel at Sandy

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: Roxton
  • Watercourse: River Great Ouse
  • Nearest Town/Village: Tempsford
  • Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire
  • Ceremonial County: Bedfordshire
  • Coordinates: 52°9'58"N 0°18'33"W (52.166195,-0.309298)
  • OS Grid: TL 15995 53477 (515733,253340)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR H3B.0NN
  • Mapcode (Global): VHGML.LTB8
  • Open Location Code: 9C4X5M8R+F7
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO92ud29
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E21657
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E21657-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 6172
  • Water Information System ID: 033039
  • Operational Area: Bedford Great Ouse
  • Catchment Area: Upper and Bedford Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 15.702m 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 Great Ouse at Roxton is between 0.27m and 1.04m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Great Ouse at Roxton over the past 12 months has been between 0.27m and 0.98m. 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 Roxton is 2.24m, reached on Sunday 12th April 1998 at 5:00am.

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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