Colne Tide Barrier Wivenhoe Monitoring Station

 

Current River Level: 0.643m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 8:30am, Saturday 17th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.834m
(recorded at 2:45am, Saturday 17th November GMT)

Important! The levels for this location are measured relative to sea level, not relative to the riverbed. The levels shown here do not, therefore, necessarily represent the actual depth of the water.

The normal level of the Colne Tide Barrier Wivenhoe Monitoring Station in average weather conditions is between -1.24m and 3.10m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Colne Tide Barrier Wivenhoe Monitoring Station in more extreme weather conditions is between -1.09m and 2.92m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

  • Monitoring Station: Colne Tide Barrier Wivenhoe
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E24322
  • Watercourse:
  • Operational Area: Colne Essex
  • Catchment Area: Combined Essex
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Essex Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Wivenhoe
  • Local Authority: Colchester
  • Ceremonial County: Essex

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitored rivers nearby
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

West Mersea, the Strood and adjacent marshland
West Mersea, the Strood and adjacent marshland

No current or recent warnings.

The tidal River Colne from Brightlingsea to Wivenhoe
The tidal River Colne from Brightlingsea to the Colne Barrier at Wivenhoe

No current or recent warnings.

The Essex coast from Clacton to and including, St Peters Flat and the Colne and Blackwater estuaries
The Essex coast from Clacton to St Peters Flat, including Jaywick, Brightlingsea, Mersea Island, Heybridge, Maldon and the Colne and Blackwater estuaries

No current or recent warnings.

The tidal River Colne upstream of the Colne Barrier
The tidal River Colne upstream of the Colne Barrier at Wivenhoe, including the Roman River at Fingringhoe and Colchester

No current or recent warnings.

The marshland around East Mersea
The marshland around East Mersea, including the land bordering Pyefleet Channel, Brightlingsea Reach and the Mersea Flats

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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