Irish Sea at Silloth Docks

 

Current River Level: 3.494m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:45am, Saturday 23rd June BST
(5:45am, Saturday 23rd June GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 1.718m
(recorded at 5:30am, Saturday 23rd June BST)

Warning: This data is stale! For some reason, we have not been able to obtain updated levels for over 24 hours. The current displayed level is probably incorrect and you should not rely on it.

The normal level of the Irish Sea at Silloth Docks in average weather conditions is between -0.29m and 8.07m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Irish Sea at Silloth Docks in more extreme weather conditions is between -0.15m and 6.94m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Irish Sea at Silloth Docks is 6.40m, reached on Thursday 1st January 1970 at 1:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Silloth Docks
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 755900
  • Watercourse: Irish Sea
  • Operational Area: Solway Firth
  • Catchment Area: Solway Tweed Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Derwent Group (Cumbria)
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Silloth-on-Solway
  • Local Authority: Allerdale
  • Ceremonial County: Cumbria

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Irish Sea
There are no other monitored rivers nearby
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Cumbrian coastline from Silloth to St Bees including Maryport, Flimby, Workington and Whitehaven
Silloth to St Bees including Maryport, Flimby, Workington and Whitehaven

No current or recent warnings.

Coast from Silloth to St Bees
Coast from Silloth to St Bees

No current or recent warnings.

Rivers Wampool and Ellen
Rivers Wampool and Ellen

No current or recent warnings.

Cumbrian coastline from Gretna to Silloth, Area B
Gretna to Silloth including properties at Skinburness, Whinclose, Port Carlisle, Salt Cotes, Kirkbride, Port Carlisle, Boustead Hill, and Longburgh.

No current or recent warnings.

Coast from Gretna to Silloth
Coastline from Gretna to Silloth

No current or recent warnings.

Cumbrian coastline from Gretna to Silloth including Port Carlisle, Skinburness and Rockcliffe
Gretna to Silloth, areas at risk include properties at Mossband Hall Marsh, Silloth, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Rockcliffe

No current or recent warnings.

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