River Levels
River Levels

South Devon Coast at Exmouth

Latest Tidal Level

1.860m

At 6:45pm, Wednesday 22nd May BST
(5:45pm, Wednesday 22nd May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.070 from previous measurement at 6:30pm, Wednesday 22nd May 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

South Devon coast at Exmouth

No current or recent warnings.

South Devon Estuaries

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

South Devon Coast from Exmouth to Seaton

No current or recent warnings.

South Devon coast at Starcross and Cockwood

No current or recent warnings.

South Devon coast at Lympstone

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: Exmouth
  • Watercourse: South Devon Coast
  • Nearest Town/Village: Exmouth Tide
  • Local Authority:
  • Ceremonial County: Devon
  • Coordinates: 50°37'0"N 3°25'27"W (50.616779,-3.424247)
  • OS Grid: SX993806 (299335,80643)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR P3.TYMB
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA 37QF.MT6
  • Open Location Code: 9C2RJH8G+P8
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO80go98
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 45127
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 45127-level-tidal_level-i-15_min-mAOD
  • River Levels Online ID: 3252
  • Water Information System ID: SX98F020
  • Operational Area: Exe Estuary
  • Catchment Area: South West Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Exe Group
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Level Datum: Above Ordnance Datum (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 South Devon Coast at Exmouth is between -1.59m and 3.53m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the South Devon Coast at Exmouth over the past 12 months has been between -1.63m and 2.94m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the South Devon Coast at Exmouth is 3.11m, reached on Wednesday 27th October 2004 at 6:00pm.

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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