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 Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Alert.
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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 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.