River Wear at Sunderland Bridge

 

Current River Level: 0.264m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:15pm, Wednesday 23rd August GMT
(7:15pm, Wednesday 23rd August BST)

Change from previous measurement: 0.003m

The normal level of the River Wear at Sunderland Bridge in average weather conditions is between 0.25m and 0.68m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Wear at Sunderland Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.25m and 2.20m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.10m, reached on Tuesday 25th September 2012 at 1:15pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Wear at Sunderland Bridge is 3.71m, reached on Saturday 18th July 2009 at 7:30am.

  • Monitoring Station: Sunderland Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 024001
  • Watercourse: River Wear
  • Catchment Area: Wear
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Wear
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Brandon and Byshottles
  • Local Authority: Durham
  • Ceremonial County: Durham

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Monitoring locations on nearby rivers

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Wear at Croxdale Riverside
Properties and low lying areas around the Old Bridge House and the Honest Lawyer Hotel.

No current or recent warnings.

River Wear at Page Bank Riverside
Properties and low lying areas around Page Bank Post Office, Stanners Farm and Park Hill Lodge.

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Wear
Lower River Wear from Escomb to Chester-le-street including the Rivers Browney, Cong Burn and Lumley Park Burn

No current or recent warnings.

River Wear at Durham Riverside
Properties along Durham Riverside including Houghall, Elvet Bridge, High Street and the access road below The Gates Shopping Centre

No current or recent warnings.

River Wear at Elvet and Framwellgate, Durham
Properties at New Elvet, Elvet Waterside, Framwellgate Waterside, Providence Row, Wearside Drive, and Frankland Lane.

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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