River Waveney at Oulton Broad

 

Current River Level: -0.032m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:30am, Tuesday 25th September BST
(6:30am, Tuesday 25th September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.414m
(recorded at 7:30am, Monday 24th September BST)

The levels for this location are measured relative to sea level, not relative to the riverbed. The levels shown here do not, therefore, necessarily represent the actual depth of the water.

The normal level of the River Waveney at Oulton Broad in average weather conditions is between -0.21m and 0.92m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Waveney at Oulton Broad in more extreme weather conditions is between -0.23m and 1.31m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.49m, reached on Friday 6th December 2013 at 2:45am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Waveney at Oulton Broad is 1.81m, reached on Friday 9th November 2007 at 10:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Oulton Broad
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E24823
  • Watercourse: River Waveney
  • Operational Area: Waveney
  • Catchment Area: Anglian Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Norfolk Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Oulton Broad
  • Local Authority: Waveney
  • Ceremonial County: Suffolk
  • Latitude: 52.474903
  • Longitude: 1.71041
  • OS Grid Reference: TM 52079 92804
  • Level Datum AOD: -1.1m

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

The Suffolk coast from Lowestoft to Bawdsey
The Suffolk coast from Lowestoft to Bawdsey, including the Blyth and Alde and Ore estuaries

No current or recent warnings.

Oulton Broad near Mutford Lock
Oulton Broad near Mutford Lock, including Broadland Holiday Village and Nicholas Everitt Park

No current or recent warnings.

The south bank of Lake Lothing, from Mutford Bridge to Brooke Business Park
The south bank of Lake Lothing, from Mutford Bridge to Brooke Business Park

No current or recent warnings.

The north bank of Lake Lothing, from Mutford Bridge to Bascule Bridge
The north bank of Lake Lothing, from Mutford Bridge to Bascule Bridge, including Lowestoft Railway Station

No current or recent warnings.

Isolated low lying properties along the tidal River Waveney
Isolated low lying properties along the tidal River Waveney

No current or recent warnings.

The Lowestoft Riverside Business Park and Kirkley
The A12 from Lowestoft Bascule Bridge to the Bloodmore Roundabout through Kirkley, including Riverside Business Park

No current or recent warnings.

The tidal River Waveney from Ellingham to Breydon Water
The tidal River Waveney from Ellingham to Breydon Water including Beccles Quay, Oulton Broad, Somerleyton, St Olaves, Haddiscoe and Belton

No current or recent warnings.

The tidal River Waveney from Ellingham Marshes to Belton
The tidal River Waveney from Ellingham Marshes to Belton

No current or recent warnings.

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