Thames Tideway at Southend

 

Latest Tidal Level: -0.061m

Current level recorded at 4:45pm, Saturday 17th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.194m
(recorded at 4:30pm, Saturday 17th November GMT)

Levels in tidal waters are measured from mean sea level, not from the river bed. They can, therefore, be negative, and do not give any indication of water depth. Tidal levels are not necessarily updated frequently, and may not reflect tidal movements throughout the day.

The normal level of the Thames Tideway at Southend in average weather conditions is between -2.93m and 3.48m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Thames Tideway at Southend in more extreme weather conditions is between -2.51m and 3.21m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Thames Tideway at Southend is 3.40m, reached on Thursday 1st January 1970 at 1:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Southend
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 0019
  • Watercourse: Thames Tideway
  • Operational Area: Tidal Thames
  • Catchment Area: Thames Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Essex Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Thames
  • Nearest Town/Village: Southend
  • Local Authority:
  • Ceremonial County: Essex

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

The Essex coast from Shoeburyness, to and including Southend seafront, including Southchurch Park
The Essex coast from Shoeburyness, to and including Southend seafront, from Thorpe Esplanade to Chalkwell Esplanade, including Southchurch Park

No current or recent warnings.

The Essex coast at Shoeburyness to Southend Pier
Shoeburyness to Southend Pier including Shoebury Common Road, Southchurch Park and Eastern Esplanade

No current or recent warnings.

The Essex coast at Southend seafront from the Pier to Chalkwell
Southend seafront from the Pier along the Western and Chalkwell Esplanades to Chalkwell

No current or recent warnings.

The Eastwood Brook from downstream of Rayleigh Weir and the Prittlewell Brook, to Southend Airport
The Eastwood Brook from downstream of Rayleigh Weir and the Prittlewell Brook, to Southend Airport

No current or recent warnings.

The River Roach, Prittle Brook and Eastwood Brook
The River Roach, Prittle Brook and Eastwood Brook at Southend

No current or recent warnings.

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