Flood Warning Info - Tidal River Avon at Pill and Shirehampton, Watch House Road and Station Road areas

Area Description

Watch House Road in Pill and the Station Road area in Shirehampton.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 9 Apr 2020 15:37
River Avon
High water levels are forecast as a result of spring tides. First forecast high water is 21:30 on 09/04/2020 and the forecast tide level is 8.08 m AOD. The forecast wind is Force 2 North Easterly. Second forecast high water is 09:45 on 10/04/2020 and the forecast tide level is 8.11 m AOD. The forecast wind is Force 3 North Easterly. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth, mAOD is height above average sea level for more detail refer to local tide tables. Flooding to properties is possible for both tides, conditions may apply 2 hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Watch House Road in Pill and the Station Road area in Shirehampton. Our incident staff are closing flood gates and liaising with emergency services. Please can owners with property flood resilience equipment install it now and move possessions and valuables off the ground. This message will be updated on Friday, 10/04/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Apr 2020 15:26
River Avon
High water levels are forecast as a result of spring tides. First forecast high water is 21:30 on 09/04/2020 and the forecast tide level is 8.08 m AOD. The forecast wind is Force 2 North Easterly. Second forecast high water is 09:45 on 10/04/2020 and the forecast tide level is 8.11 m AOD. The forecast wind is Force 3 North Easterly. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth, mAOD is height above average sea level for more detail refer to local tide tables. Flooding to properties is possible for the second high water, conditions may apply 2 hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Watch House Road in Pill and the Station Road area in Shirehampton. Our incident staff are closing flood gates and liaising with emergency services. Please can owners with property flood resilience equipment install it now and move possessions and valuables off the ground. This message will be updated on Friday, 10/04/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Apr 2020 16:04
River Avon
High water levels are forecast as a result of spring tides. First forecast high water is 20:45 on 08/04/20 with a level of 7.84 mAOD and a Force 2 North Easterly wind. Second forecast high water is 09:00 on 09/04/20 with a level of 8.04 mAOD and a Force 3 East North Easterly wind. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth, mAOD is height above average sea level for more detail refer to local tide tables. Flooding to properties is possible for the second high water, conditions may apply two hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Watch House Road in Pill and the Station Road area in Shirehampton. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates and liaising with emergency services. Please can owners with property flood resilience equipment install it now and move possessions and valuables off the ground. This message will be updated on Thursday, 09/04/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2020 12:20
River Avon
Low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. The forecast high water is 21:30 on 12/03/20 with a level of 8.21 mAOD and a Force 7 West South Westerly wind. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth, mAOD is height above average sea level. The peak tide of this tidal cycle was Wednesday night, 11/03/20. Subsequent tides will be lower. Flooding to roads and properties is possible at these times, but conditions may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Watch House Road in Pill and the Station Road area in Shirehampton. Our incident response staff are checking defences and closing flood gates. Take care along beaches, promenades and roads as large waves could be dangerous. Please install property flood resilience equipment now. This message will be updated on Friday, 13/03/20.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 14:10
River Avon
Low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. 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. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth, mAOD is height above average sea level. Flooding to roads and properties is possible at these times, but conditions may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Watch House Road in Pill and the Station Road area in Shirehampton. Peak levels will be higher than the tide this morning, 11/03/20. Our incident response staff are checking defences and closing flood gates. Take care along beaches, promenades and roads as large waves could be dangerous. Please install property flood resilience equipment now. This message will be updated on Thursday, 12/03/20.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Mar 2020 14:12
River Avon
Waves are forecast to overtop sea defences at Pill and Shirehampton with sea spray expected as a result of high tides. Low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. Forecast high water is 08:30 on 11/03/2020 with a level of 8.21mAOD and Force 5 South Westerly wind. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth; mAOD is height above average sea level. Flooding to low lying roads, farmland and properties is possible. Conditions may apply two hours either side of the high tide. There is a possibility of flooding for Watch House Road in Pill and the Station Road area in Shirehampton. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates and checking defences. Take care along beaches, promenades and roads as large waves could be dangerous. Please install property flood resilience equipment now. This message will be updated Wednesday 11/03/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Feb 2020 15:43
River Avon
Strong onshore winds and a large tidal surge are forecast. High water is at 10:00 AM on Thursday 13th February 2020 and the forecast tide level is 8.01 m AOD. The forecast wind is Force 5 Westerly South Westerly direction. Tide times and levels refer to high water at Avonmouth. Flooding may occur for about 2 hours either side of high water. Flooding is possible for properties on Station Road area in Shirehampton and Watch House Road in Pill. Our incident response staff will closely monitor the situation along this coastline. This message will be updated on Thursday, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 15:43
River Avon
Strong onshore winds and a large tidal surge are forecast. High water is at 21:15 on Tuesday 11th February and the forecast tide level is 8.00 m AOD. The forecast wind is Force 6 Westerly. Tide times and levels refer to high water at Avonmouth. Flooding may occur for about 2 hours either side of high water. Flooding is possible for properties on Station Road in Shirehampton and Watchouse Lane and Watchouse Road in Pill. Our incident response staff will closely monitor the situation along this coastline. This message will be updated on Wednesday, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 12:33
River Avon
Strong onshore winds and a large tidal surge are forecast. The first high water is at 18:30 on Monday 10th February and the forecast tide level is 8.01 m AOD. The forecast wind is Force 6 Westerly. The second high water is at 08:45 on Tuesday 11th February and the forecast tide level is 8.24 m AOD. The forecast wind is force 6 Westerly. Tide times and levels refer to high water at Avonmouth. Flooding may occur for about 2 hours either side of high water. Flooding is possible for properties on Station Road in Shirehampton and Watchouse Lane and Watchouse Road in Pill. Our incident response staff will closely monitor the situation along this coastline. This message will be updated on Tuesday, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 14:32
River Avon
Large and powerful waves are expected to overtop sea defences as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Please stay away from large waves as they are dangerous. The time and date of the first forecast high water is 21:30 on 30/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 8.38m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 6 West South West. The time and date of the second forecast high water is 09:45 on 01/10/2019. The forecast tide level is 8.10mAOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 4 North Westerly. 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. Strong onshore winds will cause tide levels to rise further. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and closing locks and flood gates. This message will next be updated during the morning of 01/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 14:37
River Avon
Large and powerful waves may overtop defences. Low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. The time and date of the first forecast high water is 20:45 on 29/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 8.17m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 4 North Westerly. The time and date of the second forecast high water is 09:15 on 30/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 7.97mAOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 6 West South West. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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. This message will next be updated during the afternoon of 30/09/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Jan 2018 17:17
Tidal River Avon
Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur as a result of sea spray, where strong winds blow water from the crests of waves onshore. High tide levels may prevent rivers from flowing to the sea and cause rivers to rise. The time and date of the forecast high water is 08:45 on 04/01/2018. The forecast tide level is 8.03 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 5 Westerly South Westerly. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 15:11
Tidal River Avon
Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur as a result of high water levels combined with high energy waves.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. 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.