Flood Warning Info - South Devon Coast low-lying areas of the Dart Estuary

Area Description

Low-lying parts of the Dart Estuary including Bayards Cove, Kingswear, Dittisham, Stoke Gabriel, Galmpton Creek, Tuckenhay and Bow.

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

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 3 Mar 2018 15:44
South Devon Coast
Flooding is expected for the Dart Estuary over the high tides on Saturday evening and Sunday morning. High water at Plymouth is at 19:00PM Saturday and 07:15AM Sunday. Times of high water will vary along the coast. Force 3 Southerly winds and offshore wave heights of 1.1m are forecast for Saturday night. Force 6 South South Easterly winds and wave heights of 3m are forecast for Sunday Morning. Property flooding at Bayards Cove, Kingswear, Dittisham, Tuckenhay, Bow, Stoke Gabriel and Galmpton is possible two hours either side of high tide. Expect tides to be up to 430 mm higher than predicted. Large waves and spray are likely, take care. This may cause localised standing water on roads Coastal conditions will remain rough until Sunday. Detailed tidal information; The forecast Friday high tide level at Plymouth is 2.78mAOD, this is 0.340 metres above astronomical tide level. The forecast Saturday morning tide is 3.06mAOD, this is 0.43m above astronomical.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Mar 2018 15:26
South Devon Coast
Flooding is expected for the Dart Estuary over the high tide on Friday evening and Saturday morning. High water at Plymouth is at 18:15PM Friday and 06:30AM Saturday. Times of high water will vary along the coast. Force 7 East South Easterly winds and offshore wave heights of 2.8m are forecast Friday night. Force 5 South South Easterly winds and wave heights of 2.2m are forecast Saturday Morning. Property flooding at Bayards Cove, Kingswear, Dittisham, Tuckenhay, Bow, Stoke Gabriel and Galmpton possible two hours either side of high tide. Expect tides to be up to 330mm higher than predicted. Large waves and spray are likely, take care. This may cause localised standing water on roads Coastal conditions will remain rough until Sunday. Detailed tidal information; The forecast Friday high tide level at Plymouth is 4.54mAOD, this is 0.14 metres above astronomical tide level. The forecast Saturday morning tide is 2.98mAOD, this is 0.33m above astronomical.