River Thames level downstream at Shiplake Lock

This measuring station takes 2 measurements. You're viewing the downstream level. View the upstream level.

Latest at 1:15am on 27 May

Height
2.43m
Trend
Steady
State
Normal

Normal range 1.82m to 2.95m

Height in metres over the last 5 days

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How levels here could affect nearby areas

4.22m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 5 January 2003)
3.50m
Property flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood warnings may be issued
2.95m
Low lying land flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood alerts may be issued
This is the top of the normal range
2.43m
Latest level

Flooding might not happen again at the same historical levels. This may be because flood management schemes are now in place.

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