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River Plym at Carnwood

Current River Level


At 5:00am, Friday 29th September BST
(4:00am, Friday 29th September GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.190 from previous measurement at 5:15pm, Thursday 28th September BST

Latest Flow

5.16 m3/s

(15 Minute Average)

Recorded at 5:00am, Tuesday 28th March BST
(4:00am, Tuesday 28th March GMT)

Normal flow volume

Steady, no change from previous recording at 4:45am, Tuesday 28th March BST
(3:45am, Tuesday 28th March GMT)

1.61 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Sunday 17th September

Normal flow volume

Increase, 0.71 from previous recording on Saturday 16th September

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Plym and Tory Brook

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Plym from Shaugh Bridge to Riverside Caravan Park

No current or recent warnings.

River Plym at Marsh Mills

No current or recent warnings.

South Cornwall coast from Rame Head to Plymouth including tidal estuaries

No current or recent warnings.

South Cornwall Coast from Rame Head to Wembury Bay including tidal estuaries

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: Carnwood
  • Watercourse: River Plym
  • Nearest Town/Village: Bickleigh
  • Local Authority: South Hams
  • Ceremonial County: Devon
  • Coordinates: 50°25'54"N 4°4'59"W (50.431671,-4.083069)
  • OS Grid: SX521611 (252151,61165)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR NZ.Q122
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA 27BX.93W
  • Open Location Code: 9C2QCWJ8+MQ
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO70xk03
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 47121
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 47121-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Plym
  • Catchment Area: Tamar
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Tamar Group
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 15.78m 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 Plym at Carnwood is between 0.16m and 1.95m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Plym at Carnwood over the past 12 months has been between 0.16m and 2.15m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Plym at Carnwood is 2.55m, reached on Sunday 31st December 2000 at 10:00pm.

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

There are no other monitoring stations on the River Plym

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