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River Thames at Kings Lock

Current River Level

0.150m

At 7:45pm, Thursday 7th December GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Falling, -0.010 from previous measurement at 7:30pm, Thursday 7th December GMT

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Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Thames between Newbridge and Kings Lock above Oxford

No current or recent warnings.

River Thames and tributaries from Buscot Wick down to Kings Lock

Flood Alert

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Thames and tributaries at Wolvercote in Oxford

No current or recent warnings.

River Evenlode at Eynsham Mill down to and including Cassington Mill near Cassington

No current or recent warnings.

River Thames and tributaries in the Binsey, Osney and Osney Island areas in Oxford

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: Kings Lock
  • Watercourse: Thames
  • Nearest Town/Village: Wytham
  • Local Authority: Vale of White Horse
  • Ceremonial County: Oxfordshire
  • Coordinates: 51°47'21"N 1°18'24"W (51.789307,-1.306931)
  • OS Grid: SP479103 (447900,210300)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 7X5.SG6
  • Mapcode (Global): VHCXM.99F5
  • Open Location Code: 9C3WQMQV+P6
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO91is39
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 1301TH
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 1301TH-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Ock
  • Catchment Area: Gloucestershire and the Vale
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Thames
  • Environment Agency Region: Thames
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 58.83m 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 Thames at Kings Lock is between 0.00m and 0.30m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Thames at Kings Lock over the past 12 months has been between 0.07m and 0.21m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Thames at Kings Lock is 0.98m, reached on Wednesday 28th June 2006 at 7:30pm.

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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