Lake Windermere at Far Sawrey


Current River Level: 0.634m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:00pm, Monday 19th February GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.005m
(recorded at 4:30am, Monday 19th February GMT)

The normal level of the Lake Windermere at Far Sawrey in average weather conditions is between 0.25m and 1.12m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Lake Windermere at Far Sawrey in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.23m and 1.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.82m, reached on Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 1:00am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Lake Windermere at Far Sawrey is 2.90m, reached on Friday 20th November 2009 at 1:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Far Sawrey
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 735225
  • Watercourse: Lake Windermere
  • Catchment Area: South Cumbria
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Kent Group
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Windermere
  • Local Authority: South Lakeland
  • Ceremonial County: Cumbria

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Lake Windermere

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Windermere (Lake Levels)
Areas at flood risk from high water levels on the shores of Windermere.

No current or recent warnings.

Rivers Brathay, Rothay and Winster
Rivers Brathay, Rothay and Winster

No current or recent warnings.

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