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River Trent at Gainsborough

Latest Tidal Level


At 2:45am, Monday 22nd July BST
(1:45am, Monday 22nd July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Falling, -0.050 from previous measurement at 2:30am, Monday 22nd July BST

This is a tidal level, measured from mean sea level rather than from the river bed. It can, therefore, be negative, and does not give any indication of water depth. Tidal levels are not necessarily updated frequently, and may not reflect tidal movements throughout the day.

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Trent from Cromwell Weir to Gainsborough

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Trent at Gainsborough

No current or recent warnings.

River Trent at Lea

No current or recent warnings.

River Trent at Beckingham Marsh

No current or recent warnings.

River Trent at Cottam

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: Gainsborough
  • Watercourse: River Trent
  • Nearest Town/Village: Saundby
  • Local Authority: Bassetlaw
  • Ceremonial County: Nottinghamshire
  • Coordinates: 53°23'33"N 0°46'36"W (53.392687,-0.776833)
  • OS Grid: SK814891 (481438,389126)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR RY06.MJ
  • Mapcode (Global): WHFFZ.1ZCG
  • Open Location Code: 9C5X96VF+37
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93oj64
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 4099
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 4099-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • River Levels Online ID: 2145
  • Water Information System ID: 4099
  • Operational Area: Trent and Tributaries
  • Catchment Area: Lower Trent and Erewash
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Trent
  • Environment Agency Region: Midlands
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: -0.082m 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 Trent at Gainsborough is between 1.29m and 5.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Trent at Gainsborough over the past 12 months has been between 0.41m and 5.64m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Trent at Gainsborough is 5.68m, reached on Friday 10th November 2000 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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