Flood Warning Info - Lybster to Dunbeath

Area Description

Lybster to Dunbeath.
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 15 Nov 2020 11:55
Lybster to Dunbeath
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Lybster to Dunbeath. Higher than usual tides means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties along the Moray Firth coastline from Lybster to Dunbeath. Areas at risk of flooding include Lybster Harbour, Latheronwheel Harbour and Portormin Road, Dunbeath. Flooding impacts are expected for a few hours around the time of the high tide Sunday night at 11pm. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22116


Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2020 08:25
Lybster to Dunbeath
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Lybster to Dunbeath. A combination of spring high tides, storm surge, and strong winds means there is a risk of coastal flooding on Thursday and Friday to low lying land, roads and properties along the Moray Firth coastline in Lybster to Dunbeath. Areas at risk of flooding include Lybster Harbour, Latheronwheel Harbour and Portormin Road, Dunbeath. Flooding is expected for a few hours around the times of high tides over the next few days around 13:00 on Thursday afternoon and 01:30 on Friday morning. The high tide on Thursday afternoon will be the highest of any of the tides this week. There will remain a risk of flooding into Friday morning as winds move round to the North and will be gale force for a time increasing wave heights along the Moray coast. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22116


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 16:56
Lybster to Dunbeath
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Lybster to Dunbeath. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties along the Moray Firth coastline. Areas at risk of flooding include: Lybster Harbour, Latheronwheel Harbour and Portormin Road, Dunbeath. Flooding impacts are expected around the time of high tide water levels: (1) between 22:00 on Sunday night till 01:00 early on Monday morning and (2) between 11:00 and 13:00 around Monday lunchtime. The situation will stay monitored and an updated Flood Warning will be issued if the situation significantly changes. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22116


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2020 19:16
Lybster to Dunbeath
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Lybster to Dunbeath. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties along the Moray Firth coastline. Areas at risk of flooding include: Lybster Harbour, Latheronwheel Harbour and Portormin Road, Dunbeath. Flooding impacts are expected around the time of high tide. Three main peaks will occur. The first between 09:00 and 12:00 Sunday morning. The second will happen between 22:00 on Sunday night till 01:00 early on Monday morning. The third high tide will be between 11:00 and 13:00 around Monday lunchtime. The situation will stay monitored and an updated Flood Warning will be issued if the situation significantly changes. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22116


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2020 17:43
Lybster to Dunbeath
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Lybster to Dunbeath. A combination of higher than usual tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties along the Moray Firth coastline between Lybster and Dunbeath. Areas at risk of flooding include: Lybster Harbour, Latheronwheel Harbour and Portormin Road, Dunbeath. Flooding impacts are expected for a few hours around the time of high tide which is at 14:30 Wednesday afternoon. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22116


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jan 2020 14:18
Lybster to Dunbeath
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Lybster to Dunbeath. A combination of higher than usual tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties along the Moray Firth coastline from Lybster to Dunbeath. Areas at risk of flooding include Lybster Harbour, Latheronwheel Harbour and Portormin Road, Dunbeath. Flooding impacts are expected a few hours around the time of the high tide Tuesday afternoon at 13:00. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22116