River Ouse at Foss Barrier

 

Current River Level: 5.263m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:30am, Saturday 23rd September GMT
(6:30am, Saturday 23rd September BST)

Change from previous measurement: 0.019m

The normal level of the River Ouse at Foss Barrier in average weather conditions is between 5.13m and 8.08m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Ouse at Foss Barrier in more extreme weather conditions is between 5.05m and 7.90m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 9.95m, reached on Thursday 27th September 2012 at 6:00am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Ouse at Foss Barrier is 10.20m, reached on Saturday 4th November 2000 at 1:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Foss Barrier
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L2404
  • Watercourse: River Ouse
  • Catchment Area: Swale, Ure, Nidd and Upper Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: York
  • Local Authority: City of York
  • Ceremonial County: North Yorkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Ouse at York - River Street
Properties on River Street and on Lower Darnborough Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - riverside properties
Properties on King's Staith in York and riverside areas through York from Lendall Bridge to Millennium Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - St George's Field and Queen's Staith
Properties along Queen's Staith, on South Esplanade, Friars Terrace and Tower Place. St George's Field carpark and Rowntree Park

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Skeldergate and Tower Street
Properties at lower levels on Skeldergate and on Tower Street near Tower Gardens. Properties on Cumberland Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Peckitt Street
Properties on Peckitt Street and along Clifford Street on the higher ends of Lower Friargate, Cumberland Street and King Street

No current or recent warnings.

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