Macleay River Rainfall & River Level

This site provides near real time rainfall and river level data from throughout the Macleay River catchment. Whilst the data contained in this web site has been formulated with all due care, the data has been recovered directly from automatic recording equipment and is not quality controlled. No guarantee can be given that the data is free from errors or omissions. Users of this site should refer to the MHL Copyright and Disclaimer at the bottom of the page.

Whilst this site provides near real time data of river levels and rainfall, specialist knowledge is required to correctly interpret the data. During a flood event residents are advised to refer to the following :

  • Contact SES (Phone 132500) for flood warning advice
  • Listen to the local media, particularly Macleay Valley Community Radio Tank FM 103.1, who will be broadcasting advice issued by the SES
  • Listen to ABC Mid North Coast on either 684 AM, 92.3 FM or 95.5 FM
  • Refer to the Bureau of Meteorology Flood Warning Page for the latest official Flood Warnings and river height predictions

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Warnings provided by Bureau of Meteorology.

FloodSafe advice is available at :

Funding for this Web site has been made available by the Commonwealth Government under the Department of Transport and Regional Services' Regional Flood Mitigation Program and by the State Government under the NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change' Floodplain Management Program.