Flood Warning Info - North Cornwall Coast At Wadebridge and Chapel Amble

Area Description

low lying parts of Wadebridge including Molesworth Street, Harbour Road, Eddystone Road, Southern Way and Trevilling Road, and Chapel Amble.
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

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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 11:42
North Cornwall Coast, River Camel
Flooding is expected for Wadebridge and Chapel Amble over the high tides, on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. High water at Padstow on Wednesday is at 18:46 and Thursday at 07:03. Times of high water will vary along the coast. Conditions apply two hours either side of high tide, with property flooding expected over the peak of the tide. Force 7 west-south-westerly winds and offshore wave heights are increasing to over 5m on Thursday. These are forecast to cause wave overtopping and sea spray along the coast including sea front car parks. Expect tides to be up to 500mm higher than predicted due to weather conditions. This may cause localised standing water on roads and on the Padstow to Bodmin Cycle Track and Pathway. Do not drive through flood water or waves. Keep up to date with weather and tide conditions on local radio. We are monitoring the situation and will update this information on Wednesday, or if the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 10 Mar 2020 11:52
North Cornwall Coast, River Camel
Flooding is expected for Wadebridge and Chapel Amble over the high tides, from Wednesday morning 11th March to the morning tide on Thursday 12th. High water at Padstow on Weds is at 06:21 and 18:46 and Thurs at 07:03. Times of high water will vary along the coast. Conditions apply two hours either side of high tide, with property flooding expected over the peak of the tide. Force 6 to 7 west-south-west winds and offshore wave heights are increasing to over 5m on Thursday. These are forecast to cause wave overtopping and sea spray along the coast including sea front car parks. Expect tides to be up to 500mm higher than predicted due to weather conditions. This may cause localised standing water on roads and on the Padstow to Bodmin Cycle Track and Pathway. Do not drive through flood water or waves. Keep up to date with weather and tide conditions on local radio. We are monitoring the situation and will update this information on Wednesday, or if the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 21:14
North Cornwall Coast, River Camel
Flooding is expected over the morning high tide on Tuesday 1st Oct. The time of high tide at Padstow is 07:44. Expect the weather conditions to cause water levels to be up to 250 mm higher than forecast tide levels. High astronomical tides and Force 6 South Westerly Winds, combined with offshore wave heights of up to 2.3 m are forecast to cause flooding to properties. Waves and spray are likely, so take care near coastal paths and promenades. There may be localised standing water on roads - do not drive through flood water or waves. Locations particularly at risk include Molesworth Street, Harbour Road, Eddystone Road, Southern Way and Trevilling Road.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 16:26
North Cornwall Coast, River Camel
Flooding is expected over tonight’s high tide, Monday 30th Sept, and tomorrow morning’s high tide, Tuesday 1st Oct. The time of high tide at Padstow is 19:22 tonight and 07:44 tomorrow morning. Expect the weather conditions to cause water levels to be up to 260 mm higher than forecast tide levels. This will be up to 150 mm above the high tide levels observed on Sunday night. High astronomical tides and Force 5 West South Westerly to South Westerly winds, combined with offshore wave heights of up to 2.3m are forecast to cause flooding to properties. Waves and spray are likely, so take care near coastal paths and promenades. There may be localised standing water on roads - do not drive through flood water or waves. Locations particularly at risk include Molesworth Street, Harbour Road, Eddystone Road, Southern Way and Trevilling Road.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 11:18
North Cornwall Coast, River Camel
Flooding is expected over this evenings high tide on Monday 30th Sept. The time of high tide at Padstow is 7.06pm . Expect the weather conditions to cause water levels to be 150 mm higher than forecast tide levels. This will be 150 mm above the levels seen on Sunday night. High astronomical tides and Force 5 West South Westerly winds, combined with offshore wave heights of up to 2.2m are forecast to cause flooding to properties. Large waves and spray are likely, so take care near coastal paths and promenades. There may be localised standing water on roads - do not drive through flood water or waves. Locations particularly at risk include Molesworth Street, Harbour Road, Eddystone Road, Southern Way and Trevilling Road.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 20:54
North Cornwall Coast, River Camel
This flood warning remains in force for Monday nights high tide, 30th Sept. The time of high tide varies along the coast from 6:44pm at Newlyn to 8.06pm at Ilfracombe. Expect the weather conditions to cause water levels to be 150 mm higher than forecast tide levels. This will be 150 mm above the levels seen on Sunday night. Large waves and spray are likely, so take care near coastal paths and promenades. There may be localised standing water on roads - do not drive through flood water or waves. Locations particularly at risk include Molesworth Street, Harbour Road, Eddystone Road, Southern Way and Trevilling Road. We will review the forecast and update Flood Warnings by 10am on Monday.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 11:55
North Cornwall Coast, River Camel
Flooding is expected over the high tide on Sunday evening. High water at Ilfracombe is at 7:24pm. Times of high water will vary along the coast. High astronomical tides and Force 5 West North Westerly winds combined with offshore wave heights of up to 3m are forecast to cause flooding to properties. Large waves and spray are likely so take care near coastal paths and promenades. This may cause localised standing water on roads. Do not drive through flood water or waves. Locations particularly at risk include Molesworth Street, Harbour Road, Eddystone Road, Southern Way and Trevilling Road. Further Flood Warnings are expected through this period of high tides and we are continuing to monitor the situation and will issue updates as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 14:46
North Cornwall Coast, River Camel
Flooding is possible over high tide on Wednesday morning (3rd January). Strong winds combined with high tides mean conditions will be hazardous in exposed locations. The time of high tide at Padstow is at 05:52 tomorrow morning. Strong Force 8 Westerly winds are forecast. This may cause overtopping of defences and localised standing water on roads and on the Padstow to Bodmin Cycle Track and Pathway. Do not drive through flood water. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care near the coast. Keep up to date with weather and tide conditions on local radio. EA staff are checking flood defences are in working order and are monitoring conditions. Conditions are due to remain unsettled.