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Tide at Hinkley Point

Latest Tidal Level

4.610m

At 6:15pm, Wednesday 22nd May BST
(5:15pm, Wednesday 22nd May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.280 from previous measurement at 6:00pm, 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

Somerset coast at Steart, Stolford and Stretcholt

No current or recent warnings.

Somerset coast at Dunster Beaches, Blue Anchor, Steart, Stolford and Brean

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Somerset coast at Steart and Stolford, seafront properties

No current or recent warnings.

Somerset coast at Steart and Stolford, properties located behind the seafront

No current or recent warnings.

Bridgwater, Cannington and Combwich rivers

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: Hinkley Point
  • Watercourse: Tide
  • Nearest Town/Village: Stogursey
  • Local Authority: West Somerset
  • Ceremonial County: Somerset
  • Coordinates: 51°12'38"N 3°7'52"W (51.210605,-3.131326)
  • OS Grid: ST 2107 4632 (321070,146320)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR M0.3SMB
  • Mapcode (Global): VH6GL.NTYT
  • Open Location Code: 9C3R6V69+6F
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO81kf40
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E72539
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E72539-level-tidal_level-Mean-15_min-mAOD
  • River Levels Online ID: 3062
  • Operational Area: West Somerset Streams
  • Catchment Area: South and West Somerset
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Somerset Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • 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 Tide at Hinkley Point is between -5.38m and 6.46m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Tide at Hinkley Point over the past 12 months has been between -5.80m and 7.02m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Tide at Hinkley Point is 7.45m, reached on Friday 3rd January 2014 at 8:00am.

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 Tide

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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