River Wey at Upwey


Current River Level: 0.156m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:15am, Friday 17th August BST
(6:15am, Friday 17th August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.003m
(recorded at 7:00am, Thursday 16th August BST)

The normal level of the River Wey at Upwey in average weather conditions is between 0.14m and 0.30m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Wey at Upwey in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.11m and 0.30m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 0.34m, reached on Tuesday 25th December 2012 at 12:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Wey at Upwey is 0.35m, reached on Tuesday 14th January 2003 at 11:45am.

  • Monitoring Station: Upwey
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 44246
  • Watercourse: River Wey
  • Operational Area: West Dorset Rivers
  • Catchment Area: Dorset
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Frome Group
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Upwey
  • Local Authority: Weymouth and Portland
  • Ceremonial County: Dorset
  • Latitude: 50.665744
  • Longitude: -2.480878
  • OS Grid Reference: SY661852
  • Level Datum AOD: 37.4m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Weymouth Rivers and Streams
the River Wey to Radipole Lake, Preston Brook and River Jordan

No current or recent warnings.

West of Dorset Groundwater
Bridport, Chideock, Martinstown, Milborne St. Andrew, Nottington, Piddlehinton, Piddletrenthide, Upwey, Winterborne Abbas, Winterborne Kingston, Winterborne Steepleton, Winterborne Stickland, Winterborne Whitechurch and Winterborne Zelston

No current or recent warnings.

River Wey from Upwey to Weymouth
River Wey from Upwey to Weymouth including Church Street, Little Mead, Nottington Lane, Nottington Farm and Almas Palace

No current or recent warnings.

South Winterbourne Valley
Winterbourne Abbas, Winterbourne Steepleton, Martinstown or Winterbourne St Martin, Winterbourne Monkton, Winterbourne Herringston and Winterbourne Came

No current or recent warnings.

Preston Beach
the Sea Life Centre and the Preston Beach Road area of Lodmoor

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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