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River Witham at Kirkstead Bridge

Current River Level


At 7:45pm, Tuesday 23rd July BST
(6:45pm, Tuesday 23rd July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Falling, -0.010 from previous measurement at 6:30pm, Tuesday 23rd July BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Witham and associated Fens from Woodhall Spa to Chapel Hill

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Witham

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Witham and Duckpool Catchwater in the Stixwould area

No current or recent warnings.

River Witham and tributaries in the Blankney Fen area

No current or recent warnings.

River Witham and River Bain between Woodhall Spa to Tattershall

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: Kirkstead Bridge
  • Watercourse: River Witham
  • Nearest Town/Village: Woodhall Spa
  • Local Authority: East Lindsey
  • Ceremonial County: Lincolnshire
  • Coordinates: 53°8'34"N 0°14'30"W (53.143044,-0.241774)
  • OS Grid: TF177621 (517700,362100)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR HRQ.ZNC
  • Mapcode (Global): WHHKV.8839
  • Open Location Code: 9C5X4QV5+67
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93vd04
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E1191
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E1191-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • River Levels Online ID: 6042
  • Water Information System ID: L30013
  • Operational Area: Lower Witham
  • Catchment Area: Witham
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Witham and Steeping
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 0.75m 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 River Witham at Kirkstead Bridge is between 0.16m and 2.90m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Witham at Kirkstead Bridge over the past 12 months has been between 0.35m and 2.98m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Witham at Kirkstead Bridge is 3.07m, reached on Saturday 9th November 2019 at 7:30am.

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.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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