Flood Warning Info - South Cornwall Coast from Lizard Point to Gribbin Head excluding Truro City

Area Description

Lizard Point to Gribbin Head including the tidal rivers Helford and Fal, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Penryn, Flushing, Mylor, Calenick, Tresillian, St Mawes, Ruan Lanihorne, Portscatho, Portloe, Portholland, Mevagissey and Par.

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:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 3 Mar 2018 13:27
South Cornwall Coast
Flooding is expected for properties over the high tide on Sunday morning (4th March). High water at Falmouth is at 6.57am. Locations at risk include Commercial Road Penryn, Trefusis Road Flushing, the A39 at Perranarworthal, the A390 at Tresillian and Porthallow. Large waves and strong winds along the coast, coinciding with spring tides are forecast to cause flooding up to 3 hours either side of high tide. Large waves and spray are likely - stay away from these areas where possible. This may cause localised standing water. Do not drive through flood water or waves. We are continuing to monitor the situation, and will issue updates if it changes. Detailed tidal information; Sunday morning at Falmouth the forecast high tide level is 3.09 mAOD, this is 0.46m above astronomical tide level, with Force 6 Southerly winds and offshore wave heights of 4.3m.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Mar 2018 16:32
South Cornwall Coast
Flooding is expected for properties over the high tide on Saturday morning (3rd March). High water at Truro is at 6.15am. Locations at risk include Penryn, Road Flushing, the A39 at Perranarworthal, the A390 at Tresillian and the outfall at Porthallow. Large waves and strong winds along the coast, coinciding with spring tides are forecast to cause flooding up to 3 hours either side of high tide. Large waves and spray are likely - stay away from these areas where possible. This may cause localised standing water. Do not drive through flood water or waves. Cold weather is likely to increase hazardous conditions. Further flood warnings are possible over the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will issue updates if it changes. Detailed tidal information; the forecast level at Truro is 3.12 mAOD, this is 0.34m above astronomical tide level, with Force 7 SE winds and wave heights of 1.9m.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Mar 2018 16:13
South Cornwall Coast
Flooding is expected for properties over the high tide on Saturday morning (3rd March). High water at Truro is at 6.15am. Locations at risk include Commercial Road Penryn, Trefusis Road Flushing, the A39 at Perranarworthal and the A390 at Tresillian. Large waves and strong winds along the coast, coinciding with spring tides are forecast to cause flooding up to 3 hours either side of high tide. Large waves and spray are likely - stay away from these areas where possible. This may cause localised standing water. Do not drive through flood water or waves. Cold weather is likely to increase hazardous conditions. Further flood warnings are possible over the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will issue updates if it changes. Detailed tidal information; the forecast level at Truro is 3.12 mAOD, this is 0.34m above astronomical tide level, with Force 7 SE winds and wave heights of 1.9m.