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River Torridge at Rockhay Bridge

Current River Level


At 10:00pm, Saturday 13th July BST
(9:00pm, Saturday 13th July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 9:00pm, Saturday 13th July BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Torridge (Upper) from Bradford to Dolton

No current or recent warnings.

Upper Torridge area

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Torridge area

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Lew at Gribbleford Bridge and Hatherleigh

No current or recent warnings.

River Okement at Brightley, Jacobstowe and Monkokehampton

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: Rockhay Bridge
  • Watercourse: River Torridge
  • Nearest Town/Village: Petrockstow
  • Local Authority: Torridge
  • Ceremonial County: Devon
  • Coordinates: 50°50'34"N 4°7'20"W (50.843021,-4.122236)
  • OS Grid: SS506069 (250680,106980)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR KN.W7JJ
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA 267W.5VG
  • Open Location Code: 9C2QRVVH+64
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO70wu52
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 50118
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 50118-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 3124
  • Water Information System ID: SS50F060
  • Operational Area: Torridge
  • Catchment Area: North Devon
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Taw and Torridge
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 60.47m 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 Torridge at Rockhay Bridge is between 0.25m and 3.20m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Torridge at Rockhay Bridge over the past 12 months has been between 0.24m and 2.23m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Torridge at Rockhay Bridge is 3.66m, reached on Sunday 19th December 1999 at 1:00am.

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

Other monitoring locations on the River Torridge

River Torridge Map
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