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River Thames Conditions

The Environment Agency provides advice for boaters using the River Thames by displaying warning 'boards' at each of the River Thames Locks. The conditions below are provided by the Environment Agency and represent the current state of the warning boards at the locks.

Conditions Last Checked
26th May 2024 01:00
Last Condition Change
25th May 2024 09:51

Lechlade to Oxford

Reach Current Conditions
Upstream of St John's Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
St John's Lock to Buscot Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Buscot Lock to Grafton Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Grafton Lock to Radcot Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Radcot Lock to Rushey Lock
24th May 2024 09:37
Caution Stream Decreasing
Rushey Lock to Shifford Lock
24th May 2024 09:37
Caution Stream Decreasing
Shifford Lock to Northmoor Lock
24th May 2024 09:37
Caution Stream Decreasing
Northmoor Lock to Pinkhill Lock
24th May 2024 09:37
Caution Stream Decreasing
Pinkhill Lock to Eynsham Lock
24th May 2024 09:37
Caution Stream Decreasing
Eynsham Lock to King's Lock
24th May 2024 09:37
Caution Stream Decreasing
King's Lock to Godstow Lock
24th May 2024 09:37
Caution Stream Decreasing
Godstow Lock to Osney Lock
25th May 2024 09:51
Caution Stream Decreasing
Osney Lock to Iffley Lock
8th May 2024 09:48
No Stream Warnings

Oxford to Henley

Reach Current Conditions
Iffley Lock to Sandford Lock
25th May 2024 09:51
Caution Stream Decreasing
Sandford Lock to Abingdon Lock
25th May 2024 09:51
Caution Stream Decreasing
Abingdon Lock to Culham Lock
25th May 2024 09:51
Caution Stream Decreasing
Culham Lock to Clifton Lock
24th May 2024 09:37
Caution Stream Decreasing
Clifton Lock to Day's Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Day's Lock to Benson Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Benson Lock to Cleeve Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Cleeve Lock to Goring Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Goring Lock to Whitchurch Lock
24th May 2024 11:59
Caution Strong Stream
Whitchurch Lock to Mapledurham Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Mapledurham Lock to Caversham Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Upstream of Blake's Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Caversham Lock to Sonning Lock
24th May 2024 09:37
Caution Stream Decreasing
Sonning Lock to Shiplake Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Shiplake Lock to Marsh Lock
24th May 2024 09:37
Caution Stream Decreasing
Marsh Lock to Hambleden Lock
24th May 2024 09:37
Caution Stream Decreasing

Henley to Teddington

Reach Current Conditions
Hambleden Lock to Hurley Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Hurley Lock to Temple Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Temple Lock to Marlow Lock
24th May 2024 10:50
Caution Strong Stream
Marlow Lock to Cookham Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Cookham Lock to Boulters Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Boulters Lock to Bray Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Bray Lock to Boveney Lock
23rd May 2024 09:57
Caution Stream Increasing
Boveney Lock to Romney Lock
9th May 2024 15:33
No Stream Warnings
Romney Lock to Old Windsor Lock
9th May 2024 15:33
No Stream Warnings
Old Windsor Lock to Bell Weir Lock
9th May 2024 15:33
No Stream Warnings
Bell Weir Lock to Penton Hook Lock
24th May 2024 11:59
Caution Stream Increasing
Penton Hook Lock to Chertsey Lock
24th May 2024 11:59
Caution Stream Increasing
Chertsey Lock to Shepperton Lock
24th May 2024 11:59
Caution Stream Increasing
Shepperton Lock to Sunbury Lock
24th May 2024 11:59
Caution Stream Increasing
Sunbury Lock to Molesey Lock
9th May 2024 15:33
No Stream Warnings
Molesey Lock to Teddington Lock
9th May 2024 15:33
No Stream Warnings

This website uses information from the 'River Thames: current river conditions' UK Environment Agency Government website. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

The River Thames Facts

Length
215 Miles
Number of Locks
45
Number of Bridges
200+
The Thames Path
Approximately 184 Miles

Local River Conditions

Benson Lock to Cleeve Lock

Caution Stream Increasing

Average Condition

The average condition is:

Caution Stream Increasing

Key to Warnings

No Stream Warnings

Enjoy the River Thames safely.


Caution Stream Decreasing

The Environment Agency advise users of all unpowered boats not to navigate and users of powered boats to navigate with caution.


Caution Stream Increasing

The Environment Agency advise users of all unpowered boats not to navigate and users of powered boats to find a safe mooring. This is because river flows are likely to strengthen, and Strong Stream warnings (red boards) could be displayed without further warning.


Caution Strong Stream

The Environment Agency advise users of all unpowered boats not to navigate and users of powered boats to find a safe mooring. This is because river flows are likely to strengthen, and Strong Stream warnings (red boards) could be displayed without further warning.


Caution Strong Stream

The Environment Agency advise users of all boats not to navigate because the strong flows make it difficult and dangerous.