Wyre at Kirkland Bridge


Current River Level: 0.444m, falling

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 5:30am, Monday 21st May BST
(4:30am, Monday 21st May GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.002m
(recorded at 4:00pm, Sunday 20th May BST)

The normal level of the Wyre at Kirkland Bridge in average weather conditions is between 0.45m and 2.55m. It has been between these levels for at least 101 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Wyre at Kirkland Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.54m and 4.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Wyre at Kirkland Bridge is 3.17m, reached on Thursday 8th February 2018 at 10:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Kirkland Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 720300
  • Watercourse: Wyre (Lancashire)
  • Operational Area: Wyre and Calder
  • Catchment Area: Wyre
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Wyre and Lune
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Kirkland
  • Local Authority: Wyre
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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Rivers Wyre, Calder and Brock and other watercourses from Abbeystead to Catterall including Scorton, Garstang, Bilsborrow, Ainspool and Churchtown

No current or recent warnings.

River Wyre at Kirkland Bridge
Area adjacent to the North bank of the River Wyre at Kirkland Bridge covering properties on The Avenue and the A6.

No current or recent warnings.

River Wyre at Churchtown
The village of Churchtown

No current or recent warnings.

River Wyre at Tarnacre
Area to the north of the River Wyre downstream of Ainspool covering properties on Tarnacre Lane and Ainspool Lane

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Wyre
River Wyre, River Cocker, Pilling Water and other watercourses from Catterall to Fleetwood, including St Michaels and Great Eccleston and Preesall

No current or recent warnings.

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