Flood Alert Info - Coast from Gretna to Silloth

Area Description

Coastline from Gretna to Silloth.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2020 08:25
Irish Sea
High still water levels and a minor tidal surge are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 1:00pm and 2:00pm today, 18/11/2020. Flooding to 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 low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 18/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2020 16:06
Irish Sea
High still water level is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides. Tides will be at their highest between 1:00am and 1:30am tomorrow, 18/11/2020. Flooding to 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 low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. The Flood Alert level is also expected to be reached for the lunchtime tide tomorrow, 18/11/2020. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2020 07:57
Irish Sea
High still water levels and a minor tidal surge are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 12:30pm and 1:30pm today, 17/11/2020. Flooding to 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 low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. The Flood Alert level is also expected to be reached for the next high tide. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 17/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2020 15:45
Irish Sea
High still water level and a minor surge is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between midnight on the 16/11/2020 and 01:00am tomorrow, 17/11/2020. Flooding to 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 low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. 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. The Flood Alert level is also expected to be reached for the tide tomorrow lunchtime, 17/11/2020 This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2020 07:17
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 12 noon and 12:30pm today, 16/11/2020. Flooding to 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 low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. The Flood Alert level is also forecast to be reached for the next high tide this evening. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2020 16:49
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 11:30pm and midnight today, 15/11/2020. Flooding to 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 low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2020 06:59
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 11:15am and 11:45am today, 15/11/2020. Flooding to 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 low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. The Flood Alert trigger is also expected to be met for the next high tide this evening. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2020 13:49
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 10:45pm and 11:15pm this evening, 14/11/2020, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. The Flood Alert trigger is also expected to be reached for the next two high tides on Sunday 15/11/2020. 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 tomorrow morning (15/11/2020)


Flood Alert issued on 1 Nov 2020 15:39
Irish Sea
A tidal surge is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of strong onshore winds. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible between 22:00 hrs and 02:00 hrs tonight. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. Coastal conditions will ease following tonight’s tide. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 02/11/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Oct 2020 08:44
Irish Sea
High water level is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and wind. Tides will be at their highest between 13:30 and 15:30 Tuesday, 20/10/2020. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Oct 2020 17:52
Irish Sea
High water level is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and wind. Tides will be at their highest between 01:30 and 03:30 Tuesday, 20/10/2020. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. The high tide on Tuesday early afternoon, 20/10/2020 is also likely to reach the Flood Alert criteria.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Oct 2020 17:35
Irish Sea
High water level is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and wind. Tides will be at their highest between 00:30 and 02:30 Monday, 19/10/2020. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. The high tide in the early hours of Tuesday morning, 20/10/2020 is also likely to reach the Flood Alert criteria.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2020 07:42
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 Rockcliffe, Longburgh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Anthorn, Angerton and Skinburness areas. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. Coastal conditions should ease for the high tide 13/03/20 at 01:37. 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 Alert issued on 11 Mar 2020 17:33
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 therefore this Flood Alert will also remain in place. Flooding is expected to affect Rockcliffe, Longburgh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Anthorn, Angerton and Skinburness areas. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. 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 Alert issued on 11 Mar 2020 07:52
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 12:30 today, 11/03/20. Tonight’s tide will also be at Flood Warning therefore this Flood Alert will also remain in place. Flooding is expected to affect Rockcliffe, Longburgh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Anthorn, Angerton and Skinburness areas. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. 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 afternoon, 11/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 17:36
Irish Sea
Tonight’s tide is not meeting any warning thresholds. However, tomorrow’s lunchtime tide is currently expected to reach Flood Warning and therefore the Flood Alert will also remain in force. Coastal conditions are expected to continue for two hours either side of the high tide at 12:30 tomorrow lunchtime on 11/03/20. Flooding is expected to affect Rockcliffe, Longburgh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Anthorn, Angerton and Skinburness areas. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. 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 tomorrow morning, 11/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 07:05
Irish Sea
High tides are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and winds. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. Coastal conditions are expected to continue for two hours either side of the high tide at 11:45 on 10/03/20. There is currently a warning in force for this location also. This evenings tide will also be at Flood Alert. 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 afternoon, 10/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 18:23
Irish Sea
High still water level is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of exceptionally high tides. There may also be some spray overtopping. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this time. Coastal conditions are expected to continue until after the high tide at 23:30 on 09/03/2020 and can be levels can be high two hours either side of this. We currently expect the Flood Alert to remain in force for at least the next three tides as we are in the 2nd highest tide cycle of the year. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing coastal flood gates. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 17:58
Irish Sea
High still water level is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of exceptionally high tides. There may also be some spray overtopping. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Coastal conditions are expected to continue until after the high tide at 23:30 on 09/03/2020 and can be levels can be high two hours either side of this. We currently expect the Flood Alert to remain in force for at least the next three tides as we are in the 2nd highest tide cycle of the year. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing coastal flood gates. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 10:09
Irish Sea
Tides are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of the high tide being accompanied by strong winds and large waves. Tides will be at their highest between 13:15 hours and 17:15 hours today 14/02/20. Flooding to low lying land, roads and coastal footpaths is possible. Areas likely to be affected are Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. Whilst the high spring tides are easing, the strong winds will cause large waves which will affect low lying land and roads along the coast. We expect that the high tide tomorrow afternoon will be accompanied by strong winds producing large waves so a Flood Alert will remain in place We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 15:57
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert remains in force as the high tide tomorrow afternoon may affect low lying land and roads. The high tide tonight does not reach the Flood Alert threshold however, the high tide tomorrow afternoon is close to the Flood Alert threshold and is expected to be accompanied by large waves. This may affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. Skinburness floodgates are closed and we continue to monitor situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning ahead of the high tide at 15:15 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 09:44
Irish Sea
Tides are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 12:15 hours and 16:15 hours today 13/02/20. Flooding to low lying land, roads and coastal footpaths is possible. Areas likely to be affected are Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. Whilst the high spring tides are easing, we expect that the high tide tomorrow lunchtime may be accompanied by strong winds causing large waves. A Flood Alert may remain in place. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 16:52
Irish Sea
A flood Alert remains in force as the high tide tomorrow lunchtime may affect low lying land and roads. The high tide tonight does not reach the Flood Alert threshold but due to high winds, large waves are a possibility. The high tide tomorrow lunchtime is expected to affect low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. Skinburness floodgates are closed and we continue to monitor situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning ahead of the high tide at 14:15 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 09:00
Irish Sea
A flood alert remains in force as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 12:00 and 16:00 on 12/02/2020. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Tonight's tide, 12/02/2020, is currently not expected to reach Flood Alert level. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth may be affected. 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 later today, 12/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 16:23
Irish Sea
A flood alert remains in force as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 23:30 on 11/02/2020 and 03:30 on 12/02/2020. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Tomorrow's tide, 12/02/2020, is currently expected to reach Flood Alert between 12:00 and 16:00 on the 12/02/2020. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth may be affected. 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 tomorrow morning, 12/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 10:46
Irish Sea
A flood alert remains in force as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 11:00 and 15:00 on 11/02/2020. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Tonight's tide, 11/02/2020, is currently expected to reach Flood Alert between 23:30 on 11/02/2020 and 03:30 on the 12/02/2020. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth may be affected. 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 later today, 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 16:01
Irish Sea
A flood alert remains in force as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 23:00 on 10/02/2020 and 03:00 on 11/02/2020. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Tomorrow's tide, 11/02/2020, is currently expected to reach Flood Warning between 11:30 and 15:30 on the 11/02/2020. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth may be affected. 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 tomorrow morning, 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 07:02
Irish Sea
A flood alert remains in force as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between on the 11:30 on the 10/02/2020 and 13:00 on the 10/02/2020. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Tonight’s tide 10/02/2020 is currently expected to reach Flood Warning between 23:30 and 01:30 on the 11/02/2020. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth may be affected. 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, 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 15:53
Irish Sea
A flood alert remains in force as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between on the 23:00 on the 09/02/2020 and 01:00 on the 10/02/2020. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Tomorrow lunchtimes tide 10/02/2020 is currently expected to reach Flood Warning between 11:30 and 13:30. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth may be affected. 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 tomorrow morning, 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 08:50
Irish Sea
A flood alert has been issued. 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 09:00 on the 09/02/2020 and 13:30 on the 09/02/2020. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth may be affected. 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, 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 07:56
Irish Sea
A flood alert has been issued. 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 11:30 on the 09/02/2020 and 13:30 on the 09/02/2020. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth may be affected. 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, 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 16:22
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 21:30 on the 08/02/20 and 01:30 on the 09/02/20. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth may be affected. A Flood Warning is currently forecast for the high tide at 11:53 on the 09/02/20 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 tomorrow morning, 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 08:22
Irish Sea
Large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds.  Consequently, flooding is possible today between 12:30  and 16:30.  Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth will be affected. Further tides are not forecast to reach flood alert. 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 later today.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 16:43
Irish Sea
Tomorrows early morning tide 15th January 2020 is not expected to reach Flood Alert. However, the forecast for tomorrow afternoon's tide 15th January 2020 is currently expected to be at Flood Alert between 12:30 and 16:30. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth will be affected. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 15/01/2020


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 07:45
Irish Sea
Large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Consequently, flooding is possible today between 12:30 and 16:30. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth will be affected. Wednesday afternoon’s tide will also reach flood alert level. 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 tomorrow morning, 15/01/20


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jan 2020 15:59
Irish Sea
Large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Consequently, flooding is possible between 23:00 today and 03:00 tomorrow 14/01/20. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth will be affected. Tomorrow afternoon’s tide will also reach flood alert level. 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 tomorrow morning, 14/01/20


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2020 17:06
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 12:45 and 13:15 tomorrow, 13/01/20. Flooding is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth will be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating defences. 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 afternoon of 13/01/20


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2020 16:08
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 11:15 and 11:45am tomorrow, 11/01/20. Flooding is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth will be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating defences. 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 afternoon of 11/01/20


Flood Alert issued on 26 Nov 2019 16:01
Irish Sea
A period of high spring tides are expected to affect the coast. Tides will be at their highest between 22:30 and 00:30 on Tuesday 26/11/2019. Flooding to roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden Estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool Estuary, Waver Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth are most at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been on site and closed flood gates. The following high tide on Wednesday 27/11/2019 at 11:59 is currently forecast not to reach Flood Alert levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 18:28
Irish Sea
This Flood Alert is in force for the coast from Gretna to Silloth for tonight’s tide in the early morning hours of 1 October 2019 as a result of high spring tides. Tides will be at their highest between 00.30 and 01.30 on 1 October 2019. Sea levels could remain high two hours either side of the high tide. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Rockcliffe, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth are likely to be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing tidal flood gates and checking defences. A Flood Warning will also be issued for this tide. The tides at midday tomorrow are not forecast to reach flood alert level. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 09:44
Irish Sea
The high tide at lunchtime today, Monday 30/09/19, for this area of the coast is not expected to reach flood alert level. The alert remains in place because the forecast for the high tide overnight Monday into Tuesday is expected to exceed the alert threshold and may reach warning level in the Port Carlisle area. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated this afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 17:20
Irish Sea
"Large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected between 22:45 hours today and 02:45 hours tomorrow. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth may be at risk. Coastal conditions are expected to continue with tomorrow's lunch time tide is also expected to reach Flood Alert levels. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 30.09/19, or as the situation changes"


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 06:24
Irish Sea
This Flood Alert is in force for the coast from Gretna to Silloth for Sunday 29th September 2019 as a result of high spring tides. Sunday lunchtime's high tide is not expected to reach the alert level but the high tide overnight, Sunday into Monday, is forecast to be above the alert threshold and may possibly reach the flood warning level. Tides will be at their highest between midnight on Sunday and 02:00 Monday 30th September. Sea levels could remain high two to four hours either side of the high tide. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths in the Port Carlisle area are likely to be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing tidal flood gates and checking defences. The high tide at lunchtime on Monday is currently forecast to touch flood alert threshold but not exceed it. A further alert will be issued for this tide. This message will be updated this afternoon, 29/09/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 17:14
Irish Sea
This Flood Alert is in force for the coast from Gretna to Silloth for tonight's tide on 28th September 2019 as a result of high spring tides. Tides will be at their highest between 23:00 today, Saturday 28th September 2019 and 01:00 Sunday 29th September 2019. Sea levels could remain high two to four hours either side of the high tide. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth are likely to be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing tidal flood gates and checking defences. The tides at midday tomorrow (Sunday) and midnight (Sunday into Monday) are also forecast to be above the flood alert threshold. Further alerts will be issued for these tides. This message will be updated this tomorrow morning, 29/09/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Sep 2019 16:37
Irish Sea
Tidal flooding is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high tides. Tides will be at their highest between 02:00am and 04:00am on Tuesday 03/09/19. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths in the Rockcliffe and Port Carlisle areas will be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking and operating tidal flood defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near the coastline and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning 03/09/19.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Sep 2019 16:46
Irish Sea
Tidal flooding is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high tides. Tides will be at their highest between 01:00am and 03:30am on Monday 02/09/19. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths in the Rockcliffe and Port Carlisle areas will be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking and operating tidal flood defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near the coastline and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Monday morning 02/09/19.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Aug 2019 16:08
Irish Sea
Tidal flooding is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high tides. Tides will be at their highest between 00:30am and 02:30am 01/09/19. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths in the Rockcliffe and Port Carlisle areas will be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking and operating tidal flood defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near the coastline and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 01/09/19.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Aug 2019 07:15
Irish Sea
Tidal flooding is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high tides. Tides will be at their highest between 11:30am and 14:30 today, 31/08/19. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths in the Rockcliffe and Port Carlisle areas will be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking and operating tidal flood defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near the coastline and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 31/08/19.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Aug 2019 16:15
Irish Sea
Tidal flooding is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high tides. Tides will be at their highest between 22:00 and 23:50 today, 30/08/19. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths in the Rockcliffe and Port Carlisle areas will be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking and operating tidal flood defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near the coastline and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 31/08/19


Flood Alert issued on 22 Mar 2019 09:16
Irish Sea
Tidal flooding is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is expected on the high tide at 12:15pm today, 22/03/19. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths in the Rockcliffe and Port Carlisle areas will be affected. Coastal conditions should ease for the following high tide at 01:00 on 23/03/19, as well as for subsequent high tides. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking and operating tidal flood defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near the coastline and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 22/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Mar 2019 17:17
Irish Sea
Tidal flooding is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is expected on the high tide at 12:15 tomorrow, 22/03/19. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths in the Rockcliffe and Port Carlisle areas will be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking and operating tidal flood defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near the coastline and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2019 07:25
Irish Sea
Large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides. Tides will be at their highest between 12:00 and 14:00 on 22/02/19. Flooding to low lying areas, roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two hours either side of the high tide. Areas at particular risk are Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this should the situation change. Our incident response staff have closed tidal flood gates. Please avoid using low lying coastal footpaths and roads during this period.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2019 14:58
Irish Sea
Following the high tide at lunch time today, a flood alert remains in place due to continuing high spring tides and strong winds. Whilst the current risk to low lying land and roads has subsided, we expect the high tide at lunchtime tomorrow to exceed the flood alert threshold. This means low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth are at risk from flooding. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff have closed tidal flood gates as a precaution. We will issue a flood alert message approximately 07:00 tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2019 06:25
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 11:30 and 13:30 on 21/02/19. Flooding to low lying areas, roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two hours either side of the high tide. Areas at particular risk are Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. The coastal conditions should ease following tomorrow lunchtime's tide. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this should the situation change. Our incident response staff have closed tidal flood gates. Please avoid using low lying coastal footpaths and roads during this period.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2019 15:36
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 23:15 and 01:15 on 21/02/19. Flooding to low lying areas, roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two hours either side of the high tide. Areas at particular risk are Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. The coastal conditions are expected to continue into tomorrow with the lunch time tide also expected to reach flood alert thresholds. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have closed tidal flood gates. Please avoid using low lying coastal footpaths and roads during this period. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2019 05:32
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 10:00 and 14:00 today 20th February. 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. Areas which may be affected are low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and closing flood gates. 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 20th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2019 14:49
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 21:15 today 19th February and 01:15 tomorrow 20th February. 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. Areas which may be affected are low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Mossband Hall, Eden estuary, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Bowness-on-Solway, Wampool estuary, Waver estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are expecting the tidal levels to reach flood alert level for the tide at midday on the 20th February. We are monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and closing flood gates. Be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2019 09:27
Irish Sea
Large and powerful waves are expected to overtop sea defences as a result of Storm Erik. Consequently, flooding of roads and land is possible on the high tide between 13:00 and 15:00 today, Friday 08/02/19, but wave overtopping and spray could occur for a period between 2 to 4 hours before and after the high tide. We are currently not expecting the next two high tides to reach flood alert level. Low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Port Carlisle may be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking flood defences. Please avoid using roads and footpaths near the coast during this period and while the strong onshore winds are amplifying the effect of the high tide. This message will be updated this afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2019 16:00
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high spring tide at 00:13 on 22/01/2019 with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. The Location likely to be affected is Port Carlisle. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected, people are advised to take care in coastal areas. We currently forecast that the next high tide on the 22/01/2019 will not meet the Flood Alert threshold. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing tidal flood gates. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/01/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2018 15:47
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 23:45 hours on 08/11/18, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. The location likely to be affected is Port Carlisle. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads, and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are advised to take care in coastal areas. We currently forecast that the tides will remain high for the remainder of the week. We continue to monitor and will update if the situation does change.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 17:52
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 03:00 hours on 13/10/2018, with tides at their highest level two hours either side of this time. Location likely to be affected is Port Carlisle. Tidal spray and onshore flooding to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are advised to take care in coastal areas. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 4.58 mAOD. For conversion between mAoD and chart or port datum please check your tide table.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Oct 2018 15:19
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 01:40 on 11/10/18, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Location likely to be affected is Port Carlisle. We will be closing the gates at Skinburness. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected.  People are advised to take care in coastal areas.  We currently forecast that the high tide at 14:03 on 11/10/18  will be below the Flood Alert level. We will update this Alert with further information in due course. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 5.29 mAOD at Silloth, with an additional surge of 0.17m. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Oct 2018 07:06
Irish Sea
The High tide on 10/10/18 at 13:25 will be below the Flood Alert level. This Alert remains in force as we currently forecast that the high tide on 11/10/18 at 01:40 will be above Flood Alert. This message will be updated in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Oct 2018 18:05
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 01:00 on 10/10/18, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Location likely to be affected is Port Carlisle. We will be closing the gates at Skinburness. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are advised to take care in coastal areas. We currently forecast that the high tide at 12:25 on 10/10/18 will also be above the Flood Alert level. We will update this Alert with further information in due course. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 5.31 mAOD at Silloth, with an additional surge of 0.1m. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Oct 2018 07:29
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 12:45 on 09/10/18, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Location likely to be affected is Port Carlisle. We will be closing the gates at Skinburness. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are advised to take care in coastal areas. We currently forecast that the high tide at 01:00 on 10/10/18 will also be above the Flood Alert level. We will update this Alert with further information in due course. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 5.02 mAOD at Silloth, with an additional surge of 0.4m. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2018 16:06
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 00:20 on 09/10/18, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Location likely to be affected is Port Carlisle. We will close the gates at Skinburness. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are advised to take care in coastal areas. We currently forecast that the high tide at 12:45 on 09/10/18 will also be above the Flood Alert level. We will update this Alert with further information in due course. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 5.09 mAOD at Silloth , with an additional surge of 0.4m. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Sep 2018 16:55
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 02:03 on 12/09/2018, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Locations likely to be affected are Port Carlisle and Rockcliffe. The Environment Agency will be closing the gates at Skinburness. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected.  People are advised to take care in coastal areas.  We currently forecast that the subsequent tide will be below Flood Alert level. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; the forecast high tide level is 5.43 mAOD at Silloth, with a minimal surge forecast. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Sep 2018 13:48
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 01:21 on 11/09/18, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Locations likely to be affected are Port Carlisle and Rockcliffe. The Environment Agency have closed the gates at Skinburness. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected.  People are advised to take care in coastal areas.  Detailed tidal information for those who use it; the forecast high tide level is 5.39 mAOD at Silloth, with an additional surge of 0.30m. We currently forecast that the Tuesday lunchtime tide will be below Flood Alert level; however, the current forecast is that the high tide on Tuesday night will again be over the Flood Alert level. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Sep 2018 16:51
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 00:38 on 10/09/2018, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Locations likely to be affected are Port Carlisle. The Environment Agency will be closing the gates at Skinburness. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected.  People are advised to take care in coastal areas.  Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 5.11 mAOD at Silloth, with an additional surge of 0.25m. We currently forecast that the Monday lunchtime tide will be below Flood Alert level; however, the current forecast is that the high tide on Monday night may reach Flood Warning level. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2018 16:33
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 01:39 on 13/08/18 at Silloth, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Locations likely to be affected are Mossband Hall, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. The Environment Agency are currently closing tidal gates. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. We currently forecast that subsequent tides will be below Flood Alert levels. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 5.27 mAOD. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2018 14:29
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 00:54 at Silloth on 12/08/18, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Location likely to be affected is Port Carlisle. The Environment Agency are currently closing tidal gates. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. We currently forecast that subsequent tides will be below Flood Alert levels. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 4.99 mAOD at Silloth with an additional surge of 0.06m. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2018 19:28
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 13:00 on 14/06/18, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. Location likely to be affected is Port Carlisle. The Environment Agency are currently monitoring the situation. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected.  People are warned to stay away from the coast.  We currently forecast that subsequent tides will be below Flood Alert levels. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 4.71 m AOD at Silloth , with an additional surge of 0.7m. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Apr 2018 14:54
Irish Sea
This alert is issued for the lunchtime high tide at 1:40pm on Tuesday 17/04/18. The location likely to be affected is Port Carlisle. Note that the night-time high tide tonight Monday 16/04/18 is not expected to reach flood alert level. Onshore flooding may occur to roads, and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast for the period between 11:30am and 3:30pm on Tuesday. Tides are high currently due to spring tides. We will continue to monitor the situation and reissue this alert for subsequent high tides if needed, however, at the moment we do not expect subsequent high tides to reach alert level. Detailed tidal information: The forecast high tide level is 4.81m AoD at Silloth. We forecast additional surge of approximately 0.5m.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2018 07:21
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on 04/03/18, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. The tide is forecast to peak between 12:00 and 15:00. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 9.63m AoD at Silloth will have an additional surge of 0.1m. 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 low lying land and coastal roads in the Port Carlisle area. We currently forecast that subsequent tides will be below Flood Alert levels.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jan 2018 06:02
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on 31/01/18, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. The tide is forecast to peak between 10:00 and 13:00. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 4.81m AoD at Silloth will have an additional surge of 0.6m. 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 Port Carlisle. We currently forecast that subsequent tides will be below Flood Alert levels.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 07:56
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on 05/01/2018. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order. The tide is forecast to peak between 12:04pm and 4:04pm on Friday. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 5 metres AOD at Silloth will have an additional surge of 0.15 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 local tide tables. Locations likely to be affected are Mossband Hall, Rockliffe, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We currently forecast that subsequent tides will not reach Flood Alert levels. The Environment Agency will continue to monitor this situation and update this message if necessary


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 15:45
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on 05/01/2018. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order. The tide is forecast to peak between 12:45am and 2:45am on Friday. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 4.86 metres AOD at Silloth will have an additional surge of 0.25 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 local tide tables. Locations likely to be affected are Mossband Hall, Rockliffe, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are currently forecasting that the high tide at 2:04pm at Silloth on the 05/01/2018 will be 5 metres AOD.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 08:27
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on 04/01/2018. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order. The tide is forecast to peak between 12:15pm and 2:15pm on Thursday. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 5.09 metres AOD at Silloth will have an additional surge of 0.2 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 local tide tables. Locations likely to be affected are Mossband Hall, Rockliffe, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are currently forecasting that the high tide at 1:45am at Silloth on the 05/01/2018 will be 4.86 metres AOD which may meet flood alert limits.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 17:16
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on 04/01/2018. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order. The tide is forecast to peak between 12 midnight and 2am on Thursday. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 4.9m AOD at Silloth will have an additional surge of 0.45 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 local tide tables. Locations likely to be affected are Mossband Hall, Rockliffe, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are currently forecasting that the high tide at 13:17 at Silloth on the 04/01/2018 will reach Flood Warning Levels.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 08:30
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on 03/01/2018. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned 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 12 noon and 1pm on Wednesday. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 5.05m AOD at Silloth will have an additional surge of 0.5 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 Mossband Hall, Rockliffe, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are currently forecasting that the high tide at 00:57a.m. at Silloth on the 04/01/2018 will be 4.90m AOD.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 13:47
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on 03/01/2018, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned 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 5.04m AOD at Silloth will have an additional surge of 1.5 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 Mossband Hall, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are currently forecasting that the high tide at 12:29 p.m. on the 03/01/2018 will also be above Flood Alert levels.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2017 16:36
Irish Sea
This flood alert has been issued for the high tide overnight on Wednesday 6th December into Thursday 7th December between 01:00am and 03:00am. Particular areas at risk are low lying land and roads around the Mossband Hall, Burgh Marshes, Port Carlisle and Skinburness area. During this period we could also experience some larger waves and some spray overtopping due to the forecast wind and rain. Tomorrow lunchtime’s tide on Thursday 7th December between 13:30pm and 15:30pm is not currently forecast to reach Flood Alert level. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the forecasts change.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2017 09:37
Irish Sea
This flood alert has been issued for the high tide at lunchtime on Wednesday 6th December between 12:00pm and 2:00pm. Particular areas at risk are low lying land and roads around the Mossband Hall, Burgh Marshes, Port Carlisle and Skinburness area. The tide overnight on Wednesday 6th December into Thursday 7th December between midnight and 2:30am will also be at Flood Alert, and during these periods we could also experience some larger waves and some spray overtopping due to the changing weather forecast of wind and rain. We expect this Flood Alert to remain in force into the weekend whilst the astronomical tide heights remain high. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the forecasts change.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2017 19:04
Irish Sea
This Tidal Alert is issued for the high tide at around 1am tomorrow, on Tuesday 7th November 2017. Tides are currently higher than normal. As a result of this some very localised flooding to low lying land and property is possible in the Port Carlisle area. People are advised to exercise caution next to the coast in risk areas. We will continue to monitor the situation and re-issue this Alert for any subsequent High Tides if required. Detailed tidal information for those who use it: The forecast High Tide is 5.91m AOD at Silloth please to your local tide tables if you require a conversion from m AOD levels.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Nov 2017 18:28
Irish Sea
This Tidal Alert is issued for the high tide at around 11:30pm this evening, on Saturday 4th November 2017. Tides are currently higher than normal. As a result of this some very localised flooding to low lying land and property is possible in the Port Carlisle area. People are advised to exercise caution next to the coast in the risk areas. We will continue to monitor the situation and re-issue this Alert for any subsequent High Tides if required. Detailed tidal information for those who use it: The forecast High Tide is 5.75m AOD at Silloth please to your local tide tables if you require a conversion from m AOD levels.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Oct 2017 14:50
Irish Sea
This alert is issued for the lunchtime high tide at 1:40 pm BST on Saturday 21/10/17. Strong winds are forecast to cause waves overtopping sea defences and sea spray throughout the period between midday and 3pm. Expect tides to be higher than usual. Onshore flooding may occur to roads, and some properties along the coast may be affected.  People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order, monitoring sea levels and wind direction. Detailed tidal information for those who use it: The forecast high tide level is between 5.3m and 5.8m AoD  at Silloth. This is from 0.5m to 1m above the astronomical tide level. The location likely to be affected is Port Carlisle. We currently forecast that subsequent tides will be below Flood Alert level.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Oct 2017 10:08
Irish Sea
A Flood Alert is in force for the period between Monday 16 October 2017 at 14:00 and Tuesday 17th October 2017 at midday. Gale force winds are forecast and will bring the risk of very large waves during this period. Overtopping of defences and tidal spray may cause onshore flooding to roads, and some properties along the coast may be affected. Please take care in high winds, stay away from exposed coastal areas and follow any instructions from the emergency services. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order, monitoring sea levels and wind directions. Locations likely to be most affected are the coast at Silloth and exposed areas across the Cumbrian coast. We will update this message should we have any additional information.