River Wharfe at Otley


Current River Level: 0.526m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:00pm, Wednesday 16th October BST
(6:00pm, Wednesday 16th October GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.005m
(recorded at 6:30am, Wednesday 16th October BST)

The normal level of the River Wharfe at Otley in average weather conditions is between 0.37m and 0.39m. It has been between these levels for at least 156 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Wharfe at Otley in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.36m and 1.50m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.69m, reached on Friday 5th November 2010 at 1:30am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Wharfe at Otley is 2.46m, reached on Tuesday 31st January 1995 at 10:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Otley
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L2009
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L2009-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Watercourse: River Wharfe
  • Operational Area: Middle Wharfe and Washburn
  • Catchment Area: Wharfe and Lower Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Otley
  • Local Authority: Leeds
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Lower River Wharfe
The Lower River Wharfe, including the riverside footpaths downstream of Pool Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Wharfe at Otley
Properties on Newhall Park, Mill Lane and Riverdale Road. The Sports Pavillion and isolated properties between Otley and Pool

No current or recent warnings.

River Wharfe at Billams Hill and riverside properties between Otley and Pool
Properties on Billams Hill, The Sewage Works and properties and Farms between Otley and Pool

No current or recent warnings.

River Wharfe at Burley in Wharfedale
Sports Pavilion, Crook Farm, properties off Coutances Way, Ilkley Road, Greenholme Trading Estate and Otley Road. Some properties near Wood Head Beck. The Sewage Works, Maple Bank Farm and some properties off Hag Farm Road

No current or recent warnings.

River Wharfe at Castley Lane
Properties on Castley Lane from the A658 near Pool Bridge to Castley

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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