Flood Warning Info - Cumbrian coastline at Duddon Estuary, at Haverigg to Duddon Bridge, Foxfield, Dunnerholme

Area Description

Duddon Estuary including Haverigg, Arnaby Marsh, Foxfield Farm, Sandside and Dunnerholme..
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

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 Nov 2020 06:35
Irish Sea
A tidal surge is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 10:45am and 11:15am today, 15/11/2020. Flooding to properties, roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Flooding is expected to affect Haverigg, Millom, Duddon Bridge, A595, Foxfield, Sandside Kirkby-in-Furness and Dunnerholme areas. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2020 15:38
Irish Sea
A large tidal surge is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 10:15pm and 10:45pm today 14/11/2020. Flooding to properties, roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Flooding is expected to affect Haverigg, Millom, Duddon Bridge, A595, Foxfield, Sandside Kirkby-in-Furness and Dunnerholme areas. The Flood Warning level is also expected to be met for the next high tide on Sunday 15/11/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates and checking defences. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2020 07:41
Irish Sea
High still water level is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Coastal conditions are expected to continue for two hours either side of the high tide at 13:12 today, 12/03/20. Flooding is expected to affect Millom, Millom Marsh, Duddon Bridge, A595, Foxfield, Angerton Marsh, Kirkby-in-Furness and Askam-in-Furness. Coastal conditions should ease for the high tide 13/03/20 at 01:37. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated this evening, 12/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 17:32
Irish Sea
High still water level is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Coastal conditions are expected to continue for two hours either side of the high tide at 00:45 tomorrow, 12/03/20. Tomorrow’s tide will also be at Flood Warning. Flooding is expected to affect Millom, Millom Marsh, Duddon Bridge, A595, Foxfield, Angerton Marsh, Kirkby-in-Furness and Askam-in-Furness. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated in the morning, 12/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 10:15
Irish Sea
Large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 11:00 and 15:00 on the 11/02/2020. Tonight's tide 11/02/2020 is not expected to reach Flood Warning however a Flood Alert will remain in force. Tide's will be at their highest between 23:00 on the 11/02/2020 and 03:00 on the 12/02/2020. Affected areas will be the Haverigg, Millom, Duddon Bridge, A595, Foxfield, Sandside Kirkby-in-Furness and Dunnerholme areas. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing locks and flood gates. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated later today 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


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 on the 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. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order. 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. 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 Millom, Foxfield and Kirkby in Furness. We are forecasting that the high tide at 11:59 at Barrow on the 03/01/2018 will be above Flood Alert levels.