River Medina at Cowes


Latest Tidal Level: 0.056m

Current level recorded at 7:00pm, Friday 21st September BST
(6:00pm, Friday 21st September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.382m
(recorded at 1:00pm, Friday 21st September BST)

This is a tidal location. Tidal levels are not necessarily updated frequently, and may not reflect tidal movements throughout the day. Levels at this point are measured from mean sea level, not from the river bed. They can, therefore, be negative, and do not give any indication of water depth.

The normal level of the River Medina at Cowes in average weather conditions is between -2.00m and 2.21m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Medina at Cowes in more extreme weather conditions is between -1.75m and 2.82m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Medina at Cowes is 2.75m, reached on Thursday 1st January 1970 at 1:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Cowes
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E15040
  • Watercourse: River Medina
  • Operational Area: Solent
  • Catchment Area: South East Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Isle of Wight
  • Environment Agency Region: Southern
  • Nearest Town/Village: East Cowes
  • Local Authority:
  • Ceremonial County: Isle of Wight
  • Latitude: 50.763267
  • Longitude: -1.296672
  • OS Grid Reference: SZ497962

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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Coast around the Isle of Wight

No current or recent warnings.

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Coastal areas at Cowes and East Cowes, and tidal areas of Newport

No current or recent warnings.

Coastal areas at Gurnard

No current or recent warnings.

Gurnard Luck
Gurnard Luck, Gurnard

No current or recent warnings.

Gurnard on the Gurnard Luck
Gurnard Pines to Marsh Road at Gurnard from the Gurnard Luck

No current or recent warnings.

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