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Oakenshaw Beck at Wakefield Oakenshaw

Current River Level


At 6:30pm, Wednesday 22nd May BST
(5:30pm, Wednesday 22nd May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 6:15pm, Wednesday 22nd May BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Oakenshaw Beck at Agbrigg

No current or recent warnings.

Ings Beck and Oakenshaw Beck

Flood Alert

Lower River Calder catchment

Flood Alert

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Calder at Wakefield - Fall Ings and Belle Vue

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Wakefield - Thornes and Calder Vale

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).

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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Wakefield Oakenshaw
  • Watercourse: Oakenshaw Beck
  • Nearest Town/Village: Wakefield
  • Local Authority: Wakefield
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°40'7"N 1°28'21"W (53.668661,-1.472656)
  • OS Grid: SE3494119260 (434939,419262)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR LV40.ZM
  • Mapcode (Global): WHDCB.B1ZV
  • Open Location Code: 9C5WMG9G+FW
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93gq30
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1322
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L1322-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 8255
  • Water Information System ID: L1322
  • Operational Area: Lower Calder
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 20.621m 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 Oakenshaw Beck at Wakefield Oakenshaw is between 0.00m and 1.25m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Oakenshaw Beck at Wakefield Oakenshaw over the past 12 months has been between 0.05m and 0.06m. It has been between these levels for at least 169 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Oakenshaw Beck at Wakefield Oakenshaw is 1.77m, reached on Saturday 7th July 2012 at 1:30am.

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.

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