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 11 Feb 2020 10:15
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
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.