Christchurch Coast at Christchurch

 

Latest Tidal Level: 0.162m

Current level recorded at 4:00pm, Monday 19th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.067m
(recorded at 4:00am, Monday 19th November GMT)

Levels in tidal waters are measured from mean sea level, not from the river bed. They can, therefore, be negative, and do not give any indication of water depth. Tidal levels are not necessarily updated frequently, and may not reflect tidal movements throughout the day.

The normal level of the Christchurch Coast at Christchurch in average weather conditions is between -0.34m and 1.46m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Christchurch Coast at Christchurch in more extreme weather conditions is between -0.22m and 1.19m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Christchurch Coast at Christchurch is 1.99m, reached on Thursday 1st January 1970 at 1:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Christchurch
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 43106
  • Watercourse: Christchurch Coast
  • Operational Area: Hampshire Avon Estuary
  • Catchment Area: South West Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Avon and Stour
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Christchurch
  • Local Authority: Christchurch
  • Ceremonial County: Dorset

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Christchurch Coast
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Lower Stour and tributaries
Tributaries between Wimborne and Christchurch

No current or recent warnings.

East coast of Dorset
Castletown, Weymouth, Preston Beach, Swanage Bay, Studland Bay, Sandbanks, Poole Harbour, Bournemouth Beach, Hengistbury Head and Christchurch Harbour

No current or recent warnings.

Christchurch Harbour
Christchurch Harbour and tidal stretches of the Lower Stour and Avon

No current or recent warnings.

Christchurch Harbour Side
Areas in close proximity to Christchurch Harbour including Mudeford, Stanpit, the Quomps and Wick areas

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Stour from Longham to Christchurch
Parley, Corfe Mullen, Hampreston, Ferndown, Throop, Hurn, Bournemouth and Christchurch

No current or recent warnings.

Dorset coast at Christchurch
Areas situated behind the defences at Christchurch

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Avon at Christchurch
Bridge Street, Stoney Lane and Monkswell Gardens in Purewell

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Avon from Ringwood to Christchurch
Bickerley, Ringwood and the B3347 from Christchurch to Stony Lane in Christchurch

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Avon and tributaries
Tributaries between Ringwood and Christchurch

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Stour from Sturminster Marshall to Christchurch
Farms at Sturminster Marshall, Cowgrove, Shops in Wimborne, Mill Street in Corfe Mullen, Bridge House Hotel in Ferndown, Brecon Close, Ringwood Road, Throop Road in Bournemouth, Barrack Road and Willow Way in Christchurch

No current or recent warnings.

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