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 20 Aug 2020 12:24
Flooding is expected over the high tide on Thursday evening, 20th August. High Spring tides, strong winds and large waves are expected to cause property flooding on Thursday evening. Flooding of low lying or exposed locations is also possible on Thursday and Friday.
High water at Newlyn on Thursday evening is at 18:38. Flooding is possible 2 hours either side of high tide. Times of high water will vary along the coast.
Storm Ellen is forecast to bring force 7 Southerly winds and large waves, causing tides to be higher than predicted, with wave overtopping and sea spray. Locations particularly at risk include Newlyn, Penzance, Longrock and Marazion
High numbers of visitors in locations that may flood brings an increased risk. People are advised to avoid low lying and exposed coastal areas. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this information if the situation changes.