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The Sluice at Crossens Pumping Station

Current River Level

1.520m

At 5:30am, Friday 9th June BST
(4:30am, Friday 9th June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.010 from previous measurement at 4:00pm, Thursday 8th June BST

Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Merseyside coastline at Southport, between A565 and Marine Drive

No current or recent warnings.

Lancashire coastline at Banks, between Banks Marsh and Churchtown Moss

No current or recent warnings.

Coast from Southport to Formby

No current or recent warnings.

Lancashire coastline at Banks, affecting old Hollow Farm

No current or recent warnings.

Crossens area in west Lancashire

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: Crossens Pumping Station
  • Watercourse: The Sluice
  • Nearest Town/Village: North Meols
  • Local Authority: West Lancashire
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire
  • Coordinates: 53°40'43"N 2°56'38"W (53.678664,-2.944025)
  • OS Grid: SD3774020660 (337740,420660)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 7TWX.F1
  • Mapcode (Global): WH85W.RS8Q
  • Open Location Code: 9C5VM3H4+F9
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO83mq62
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 700016
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 700016-level-6-i-15_min-m
  • Catchment Area: Ribble Douglas and Crossens

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 The Sluice at Crossens Pumping Station is between 1.12m and 1.71m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the The Sluice at Crossens Pumping Station over the past 12 months has been between 1.46m and 1.63m. It has been between these levels for at least 13 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the The Sluice at Crossens Pumping Station is 2.19m, reached on Friday 26th August 2016 at 11:00am.

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

There are no other monitoring stations on the The Sluice

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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