Flood Warning Info - South Cornwall coast at Mounts Bay, properties located behind the seafront

Area Description

Including Alexandra Grounds, Redinnick Place, Cornwall Terrace, the Bus Station and car park, Green Lane between Marazion Bridge and Red River Bridge including the car park.
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

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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 Dec 2020 15:37
English Channel
Flooding is possible for properties located behind the sea front in Mounts Bay, over the high tide tomorrow morning, Wednesday 16th December. High water at Newlyn is at 5:25am, times of high water will vary along the coast. Force 8 Southerly winds and offshore wave heights of up to 6m are forecast. Conditions may apply two hours either side of the high tide. Expect tides to be around 450mm higher than predicted due to weather conditions. Large waves and spray are likely so take care near coastal paths and promenades. Heavy rain is forecast over high tide which may lead to localised surface water flooding due to tide locking. Do not drive through flood water or waves. Locations particularly at risk include Newlyn, Penzance, Longrock and Marazion. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message on Wednesday morning.

Flood Warning issued on 20 Aug 2020 12:24
English Channel
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.