Lake Bassenthwaite at Castle Howe

Current River Level: 0.663m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:00pm, Wednesday 19th April GMT
(4:00pm, Wednesday 19th April BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.171m

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 Lake Bassenthwaite at Castle Howe in average weather conditions is between 0.72m and 1.39m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Lake Bassenthwaite at Castle Howe in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.66m and 2.07m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.05m, reached on Saturday 23rd June 2012 at 8:00pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Lake Bassenthwaite at Castle Howe is 5.16m, recorded on Sunday 6th December 2015 at 6:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Castle Howe
  • Watercourse: Lake Bassenthwaite
  • Catchment Area: Derwent West Cumbria and Duddon
  • Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Wythop
  • Local Authority: Allerdale Borough Council
  • County: Cumbria

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Lake Bassenthwaite

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

There are no flood warning locations near this monitoring station.

Past Week

Long Term

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).

Long term data may have gaps where the API data was not available.

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