River Caen at Braunton Butts Bridge


Current River Level: 0.567m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:00am, Monday 20th August BST
(4:00am, Monday 20th August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.006m
(recorded at 5:00pm, Sunday 19th August BST)

The normal level of the River Caen at Braunton Butts Bridge in average weather conditions is between 0.54m and 1.02m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Caen at Braunton Butts Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.44m and 1.20m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.92m, reached on Saturday 22nd December 2012 at 8:30pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Caen at Braunton Butts Bridge is 1.92m, reached on Saturday 22nd December 2012 at 8:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Braunton Butts Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 50189
  • Watercourse: River Caen
  • Operational Area: Taw and North Devon Streams
  • Catchment Area: North Devon
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Taw and Torridge
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Braunton
  • Local Authority: North Devon
  • Ceremonial County: Devon
  • Latitude: 51.111292
  • Longitude: -4.161795
  • OS Grid Reference: SS4877036890
  • Level Datum AOD: 13m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Barnstaple, Braunton, Ilfracombe and Combe Martin Area
the Rivers Caen, Bradiford Water and Yeo and coastal streams from Braunton to Combe Martin

No current or recent warnings.

River Caen at Braunton
properties and roads in low lying areas of Braunton, including Deans Bridge, Chaloner's Road, Caen Street, Chapel Street, South Street, Station Road and Velator areas

No current or recent warnings.

North Devon Coast from Hartland Point to Lynmouth
Coastal and tidal areas between Hartland Point and Lynmouth, including the Taw Torridge Estuary

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Tidal locations in the Taw Torridge Estuary
Low lying areas and communities in the Taw Torridge Estuary, including Instow, Appledore, Fremington, Muddlebridge, Braunton Marsh, Velator, Wrafton, Chivenor and Yelland

No current or recent warnings.

Bradiford Water at Bradiford
Properties adjacent to the bridge in Bradiford and on Windsor Road, Meadow Road, Chaddiford Lane and the A361 Braunton Road.

No current or recent warnings.

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