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Balne Beck at Wrenthorpe

Current River Level


At 8:30pm, Thursday 13th June BST
(7:30pm, Thursday 13th June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.070 from previous measurement at 8:15pm, Thursday 13th June BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Ings Beck and Oakenshaw Beck

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck at Peacock including Silcoates Street

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck, Alverthorpe Beck and Ings Beck at Wakefield Westgate

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Lower River Calder catchment

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck and Alverthorpe Beck at Brooks Bank around Wakefield Prison

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: Wrenthorpe
  • Watercourse: Balne Beck
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Wakefield
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°41'29"N 1°31'3"W (53.691537,-1.517695)
  • OS Grid: SE319217 (431946,421786)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR KTVR.6F
  • Mapcode (Global): WHC9Z.NGHV
  • Open Location Code: 9C5WMFRJ+JW
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93fq75
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1359
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L1359-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 9046
  • Water Information System ID: L1359
  • 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: 32.314m 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 Balne Beck at Wrenthorpe is between 0.38m and 0.80m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Balne Beck at Wrenthorpe over the past 12 months has been between 0.36m and 0.58m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Balne Beck at Wrenthorpe is 2.75m, reached on Sunday 28th July 2013 at 12:00am.

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

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