Category: River Trent

January 6, 2020

Trent Aegir Predictions 2020

More about the Trent Aegir can be found on this page TAKE CAREThe River Trent has steep banks – ensure that you take care of your personal safety and donot take risks trying to get a good view. The Trent Aegir, also known as the Eagre, is a tidal bore on the River Trent. At certain times of the year, it is possible to see […]

May 19, 2019

Trent Aegir – Sunday 19th May 2019 – Morning

The prospects for a good Aegir were very poor – I had only predicted it as 2*. Not visible below Ewsters but quite good from Kelfield. 06:07 The Aegir was only visible as a nearly imperceptible ripple at the M180 bridge. 06:16 Nothing to be seen Just South of West Butterwick – only a change in river flow. 06:35 – Trent Aegir – Kelfield Drain […]

February 23, 2019

Aegir – Friday 22nd February 2019 – Morning

Today I took photographs from the East Bank. 06:55 – Keadby Bridge. No discernible bore. I noticed that the river was still ebbing under the eastern arch and appeared to be flowing upstream under the western arch.

February 23, 2019

Aegir – Saturday 23rd February 2019

The Aegir was almost exactly on schedule. At lower reaches I did not think it looked particularly good but once it got towards Owston Ferry it was looking quite strong. The grey light meant that it did not appear as good as t could. At the M180 bridge the Aegir appeared to be lopsided passing through the Eastern side first and then following through on […]

February 21, 2019

Aegir – Thursday 21st February 2019 – Morning

05:56 Keadby Bridge. No discernible bore – just a change in direction of flow. 06:09 Aegir visible at M180 bridge but too dark for photo or video 06:39 Aegir just missed by Craig at Owston Ferry The Aegir was about 25 minutes ahead of prediction at Gainsborough and 21 minutes ahead of prediction at Owston Ferry