Flood Warning Info - Somerset coast at Portishead and Portbury Dock, seafront properties and Portbury Dock areas

Area Description

Coastline between Portishead Point and Avonmouth including Woodlands Road, Portishead Ashlands Nature Reserve and the Royal Portbury Dock.

This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning Currently in Force

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:

Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

Important information
Flood Warning issued on 3 Mar 2018 17:53
Bristol Channel
Low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. The time and date of the forecast high water is 8:45 on 04/03/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.95 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 4 South Easterly. 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 3 Jan 2018 12:53
Bristol Channel
Spray, overtopping and or onshore flooding is predicted to occur as a result of high water levels, strong onshore winds and large waves. The first properties at risk of flooding include the sewage works and electricity sub stations near Royal Portbury Dock. The time and date of the forecast high water is 08:45 on 04/01/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.94 m AOD. The forecast wind strength is Force 5 to 6 and from a west-southwest direction. 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 is currently forecast to be the last flood warning within this series of high (spring) tides.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 14:00
Bristol Channel
Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur as a result of high water levels combined with high energy waves. 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 level is 8.27 m 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. First properties to flood include the sewage works and electricity sub stations near Royal Portbury Dock.