Flood Warning Info - Cumbrian coastline from St Bees Head to Millom, along the coast from North Head to Haverigg

Area Description

St Bees Head to Millom including Seascale, Ravenglass, Saltcoats, Haverigg and beach front properties at Coulderton, Nethertown and Braystones..

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 9 Oct 2018 07:28
Irish Sea
A Flood Warning is in force for the high tide at 12:10 on 09/10/18, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Location likely to be affected is Braystones Beach. The Environment Agency are closing gates at Ravenglass. The water level for this high tide is below the Flood Warning level but strong winds and waves may cause tidal spray, onshore flooding to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are advised to take care in coastal areas and take action as needed. We currently do not forecast that the high tide at 00:25 on 10/10/2018 will be above the Flood Warning level. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 4.44 mAOD at Workington and 4.85mAOD at Barrow. For conversion between mAoD and chart or port datum please check your tide table.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Oct 2018 16:06
Irish Sea
A Flood Warning is in force for the high tide at 23:50 on 08/10/18, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Location likely to be affected is Braystones Beach. The Environment Agency are closing gates at Ravenglass. The water level for this high tide is below the Flood Warning level but strong winds and waves may cause tidal spray, onshore flooding to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are advised to take care in coastal areas and take action as needed.  We currently forecast that the high tide at 12:10 on 09/10/2018 will be above the Flood Warning level. We will update this warning with further information in due course. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 4.54 mAOD at Workington and 4.92mAOD at Barrow. For conversion between mAoD and chart or port datum please check your tide table.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 15:32
Irish Sea
A Flood Warning is in force for the high tide at 23:37 at Barrow and 23:43 at Workington, 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 4.93m AOD at Barrow will have an additional surge of 1.25 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 Seascale, Ravenglass and Salcoats, Haverigg. We are forecasting that the high tide at 11:59 at Barrow and the high tide at 12:04 at Workington on the 03/01/2018 will be above Flood Alert levels.