Handford Sluice Ipswich Monitoring Station

 

Current River Level: 3.229m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:15am, Monday 19th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.036m
(recorded at 5:30am, Sunday 18th November GMT)

Important! 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 Handford Sluice Ipswich Monitoring Station in average weather conditions is between 3.23m and 3.32m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Handford Sluice Ipswich Monitoring Station in more extreme weather conditions is between 3.22m and 3.34m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

  • Monitoring Station: Handford Sluice Ipswich
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E26951
  • Watercourse:
  • Operational Area: Gipping
  • Catchment Area: East Suffolk
  • UK Hydrometric Area: East Suffolk Rivers
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Ipswich
  • Ceremonial County: Suffolk

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The tidal River Orwell at Ipswich wet dock and waterfront, to upstream of Stoke Bridge
The tidal River Orwell at Ipswich wet dock and waterfront, to Beaconsfield Road, upstream of Stoke Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

The tidal River Orwell from Bourne Park to Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate
The tidal River Orwell from Bourne Park, along Wherstead Road and the west bank, to Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate

No current or recent warnings.

The River Gipping from Needham Market to London Road Bridge, Ipswich
The River Gipping from Needham Market to London Road Bridge, Ipswich, including Bramford and Sproughton

No current or recent warnings.

The River Gipping, from downstream of Needham Market, to upstream of London Road Bridge, Ipswich
The River Gipping from downstream of Needham Market to upstream of London Road Bridge, Ipswich, including riverside areas at Great Blakenham, Bramford and Sproughton

No current or recent warnings.

The tidal River Orwell at Cliff Quay industrial area in Ipswich
The tidal River Orwell at Cliff Quay industrial area in Ipswich

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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