Flood Alert Info - Dee Estuary from Parkgate to Chester

Area Description

Areas at risk include Parkgate, Neston and Puddington, continuing to Blacon and Saltney, Chester.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

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


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 15:23
Dee Estuary
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual as a result of high spring tides. Consequently flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible between 01:15 and 01:45 tomorrow, 01/10/19. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around the Dee Estuary. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue (further) flood warnings if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated tomorrow or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 11:43
Dee Estuary
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual at Chester Weir as a result of high spring tides. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible today, 30/09/19, between 13:15 and 13:45 peaking at 5.95m. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around the Dee Estuary. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue flood warnings if necessary. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 14:53
Dee Estuary
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual at Chester Weir as a result of high spring tides. Consequently flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible between 00:00am and 00:30am on the 30/09/2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around the Dee Estuary. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue flood warnings if necessary. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 10:15
Dee Estuary
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual at Chester Weir as a result of high spring tides. Consequently flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible between 13:00 pm and 13:30 pm on the 29/09/2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around the Dee Estuary. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue flood warnings if necessary. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Mar 2019 10:28
Dee Estuary
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual on the Dee Estuary. Consequently flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible between 11:30 and 14:00, Friday 22nd March 2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around the Dee Estuary at Chester between 12:30 and 13:00, peak level 5.8m. Flood alerts / warnings may also be required for subsequent high tides over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths. This message will be updated after the high tide on Friday 22nd March 2019.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 09:03
Dee Estuary
The next high tide at 12:15 on the 3rd January for the Dee Estuary from Parkgate to Chester is expected to be higher than usual with a forecasted peak of 5.88m. Flooding of low lying land is possible in the following places: The Groves in Chester between 12:15 and 12:45. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care around locations adjacent to the Dee Estuary. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; the forecast high tide level is 5.59 mAOD at Liverpool Gladstone Dock at 11:45.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 16:30
Dee Estuary
The next high tide at 23:21 on the 2nd January for the Dee Estuary from Parkgate to Chester is expected to be higher than usual. Flooding of low lying land is possible in the following places: The Groves in Chester between 23:30 and 01:00 People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care around locations adjacent to the Dee Estuary. The midday and midnight tides on 03/01/18 have potential to reach the Flood Alert levels. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; the forecast high tide level is 5.87 mAOD at Liverpool Gladstone Dock, this is 0.99 metres above astronomical tide level.