Axe Vale Canoe Club

Contact us at: info@axevalecc.co.uk

Affiliated to the British Canoeing & Quality Mark Accredited


New: (1 Jan)
Updated Axe Webcam

Trip Planning,
Water Levels and  Webcams

Where to find Information for Trips?

Trips need careful planning using local information (some links are provided in the panel to the right), including;
River conditions, routes and access arrangements, weather forecast, tidal conditions, surf/swell conditions.

Trip Plan Templates

Trip Plan Template:
MS Word            PDF

Trip Plan Template (Hourly):
MS Word           PDF

Risk Assessment for Trips


Water Levels

Environment Agency Water Level Gauges for rivers all over the  country. Click through the map interface to the  river and see current, normal and peak water  levels.
  Axe  - Whitford Bridge (0.4 to 1.0m are OK).
  Dart  - Austins Bridge (0.5 low, >1.0m high) ~0.9m level with the slab at Newbridge.
  Dart  - Dunnabridge ~0.65m level with slab at Newbridge
  Barle - Bushford near Exebridge (0.25 = low, >0.75 = high) or Simonsbath
  Exe   - Stoodleigh below Exbridge (1.25m is low and 2m is high).
  Exe   - Thorverton Gauge.
  Tavy  - Tavistock (>1.0m), Denham (>0.5m) and Walkham @ Horrabridge (>0.45m)
  Teign - Cliffords Bridge (>0.9m to be worthwhile)

Axe Entrance webcam

Dart Loop Webcam

Exebridge (Barle)

River Tavy

 Axe - Axminster

 Dart-Below Buckfastleigh

Exe - Thorverton

  Lots  of other WebCams

Trip Planning Sites

UK Rivers Guide - Access information and descriptions for the UK's river routes.

UK Met Office - weather.

Rainchasers - river levels and rain forecasts.

Dartcom Weather Station - current and past weather charts for Dartmoor.

Met Office Inshore Forecasts

Metcheck - a met forecast with rainfall quantities.

Easy Tide (UKHO) -  up to 7 days tidal predictions around the UK coast.

Surf & Swell (Magic Seaweed) - sea and swell forecasts for the UK
Saunton Surf  Conditions

Cardiff International White Water (CIWW)
see Park & Play and Courses.

Tryweryn  - National White Water Centre

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