Flood Warning Info - Tidal River Avon from Sea Mills to Conham

Area Description

Low lying property and roads along the River Avon from Sea Mills to Conham including Sea Mills Road, The Portway, Cumberland Basin, Commercial Road, Bathurst Basin, Clarence Road, Albert Road, Central Trading Estate and Crews Hole Road.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 16:08
River Avon
Low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast. First forecast high water is 20:45 on 11/03/20 with a level of 8.56 mAOD and a Force 6 South Westerly wind. Second forecast high water is 09:00 on 12/03/20 with a level of 8.49 mAOD and a Force 6 West South Westerly wind. Times are local and refer to high water time at Avonmouth but impacts may be two hours either side of the high tide. We believe there will be flooding for low lying roads and a possibility for flooding to low lying property along the River Avon from Sea Mills to Conham including Sea Mills Road, The Portway, Cumberland Basin, Commercial Road, Bathurst Basin, Clarence Road, Albert Road, Central Trading Estate and Crews Hole Road. Peak levels will be higher than the tide this morning, 11/03/20. Our staff are closing flood gates. Take care along beaches, promenades and roads as large waves can be dangerous. Please install property flood resilience equipment. This message will be updated on 12/03/20.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 13:38
Tidal River Avon
Strong onshore winds will cause tide levels to rise further. The time and date of the forecast high water is 07:45 on 03/01/2018. The forecast tide is 8.2m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 8 Westerly. The tide is forecast to reach flood warning level. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. High tides are forecast throughout the next week, we are monitoring the situation and will update as required.