Tide at Heysham


Latest Tidal Level: 1.773m

Current level recorded at 11:15am, Monday 5th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.342m
(recorded at 11:00am, Monday 5th December GMT)

Important! The levels for this location are measured relative to sea level, not relative to the riverbed. The levels shown here do not, therefore, necessarily represent the actual depth of the water.

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.

The highest level ever recorded at the Tide at Heysham is 6.33m, reached on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 at 11:30pm.

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.

  • Monitoring Station: Heysham
  • Watercourse: Tide
  • Nearest Town/Village: Heysham
  • Local Authority: Lancaster
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire
  • Coordinates: 54°1'54"N 2°55'12"W (54.031798,-2.920253)
  • OS Grid: SD 3982 5993 (339820,459928)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 8P1T.KG
  • Mapcode (Global): WH845.3XNJ
  • Open Location Code: 9C6V23JH+PV
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO84ma97
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E73439-anglian
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E73439-anglian-level-tidal_level-Mean-15_min-mAOD
  • Operational Area: Pilling, Ridgy, Cocker and Conder
  • Catchment Area: Lune
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Kent Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Level Datum: Above Ordnance Datum (AOD)

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Tide
There are no other monitored rivers nearby
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Lancashire coastline at Heysham
North Wharf, Fish Quay, South Quay and West Quay

No current or recent warnings.

Lancashire coastline at Sunderland, around Sunderland Point, Bazil Point and Potts Corner
Oxcliffe Hill Farm, Heaton, Bazil Point, Sunderland Point, Sunderland Brows Farm and Alderley Bank

No current or recent warnings.

Lancashire coastline at Sunderland, between Sunderland Brows Farm and Hawthorne Caravan Park
Riverside Farm, Sunderland Brows Farm and Hawthorne Caravan Park

No current or recent warnings.

Lancashire coastline at South Morecambe Town
Marine Road West and Sandylands Promenade

No current or recent warnings.

Lune estuary south west of Lancaster
Aldcliffe Marsh, Heaton Marsh, Marsh, Greyhound Bridge, Skerton Bridge, Newton, Overton, Middleton, Glasson and Thurnham Moss

No current or recent warnings.

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