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 2 Jan 2018 15:32
A Flood Warning is in force for the high tide at 23:43 at Workington and the midnight tide at Silloth on 02/01/2018, high tides may cause onshore flooding to roads, low lying land and some properties along the coast. People are warned to avoid walking or driving through water in these areas and to stay away from the coast. The tide is forecast to peak between midnight and 01:00 a.m Wednesday morning. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 5.04m AOD at Silloth will have an additional surge of 1.5 metres and the astronomical tide of 4.54m AOD at Workington will have an additional surge of 1.25 metres. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. Locations likely to be affected are Maryport, Flimby and Whitehaven. We are forecasting that the high tide at 12:29 at Silloth and the high tide at 12:04 at Workington on the 03/01/2018 will be above Flood Alert levels.