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River Levels

River Wyre at Kirkland Bridge

Current River Level

0.510m

At 12:00am, Thursday 9th February GMT

Below normal for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 11:45pm, Wednesday 8th February GMT

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Upper River Wyre, Brock

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Wyre at Kirkland Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Wyre at Churchtown

No current or recent warnings.

River Wyre at Tarnacre

No current or recent warnings.

River Wyre at Bonds

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: Kirkland Bridge
  • Watercourse: River Wyre
  • Nearest Town/Village: Kirkland
  • Local Authority: Wyre
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire
  • Coordinates: 53°52'52"N 2°46'44"W (53.881142,-2.779009)
  • OS Grid: SD4888743055 (348887,443055)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 9R1K.4G
  • Mapcode (Global): WH850.8QX0
  • Open Location Code: 9C5VV6JC+F9
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO83ov61
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 720300
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 720300-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Wyre and Calder
  • Catchment Area: Wyre
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Wyre and Lune
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 7.049m 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 Wyre at Kirkland Bridge is between 0.54m and 4.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Wyre at Kirkland Bridge over the past 12 months has been between 0.40m and 1.47m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Wyre at Kirkland Bridge is 5.10m, reached on Sunday 9th February 2020 at 2:30pm.

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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