Tide at Lowestoft


Latest Tidal Level: 0.145m

Current level recorded at 8:00am, Monday 28th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.162m
(recorded at 7:45am, Monday 28th November 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 usual range of the Tide at Lowestoft is between -1.21m and 1.44m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Tide at Lowestoft over the past 12 months has been between -1.43m and 1.87m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Tide at Lowestoft is 3.35m, reached on Saturday 31st January 1953 at 9:00pm.

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: Lowestoft
  • Watercourse: Tide
  • Nearest Town/Village: Lowestoft
  • Local Authority: Waveney
  • Ceremonial County: Suffolk
  • Coordinates: 52°28'23"N 1°45'0"E (52.473075,1.750085)
  • OS Grid: TM 5478 9274 (654780,292741)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR YT9.Z4R
  • Mapcode (Global): VHN43.931G
  • Open Location Code: 9F43FQF2+62
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO02vl03
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E70039
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E70039-level-tidal_level-Mean-15_min-mAOD
  • Operational Area: Waveney
  • Catchment Area: Anglian Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Norfolk Rivers 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

The north bank of Lake Lothing, from Mutford Bridge to Bascule Bridge
The north bank of Lake Lothing, from Mutford Bridge to Bascule Bridge, including Lowestoft Railway Station

No current or recent warnings.

Lowestoft seafront and docks
Lowestoft seafront and docks, including the Denes caravan park, North and South Pier and Pavillion

No current or recent warnings.

The Lowestoft Riverside Business Park and Kirkley
The A12 from Lowestoft Bascule Bridge to the Bloodmore Roundabout through Kirkley, including Riverside Business Park

No current or recent warnings.

The south bank of Lake Lothing
The south bank of Lake Lothing, from Mutford Bridge to Brooke Business Park

No current or recent warnings.

Oulton Broad near Mutford Lock
Oulton Broad near Mutford Lock, including Broadland Holiday Village and Nicholas Everitt Park

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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