Flood Warning Info - South Devon Coast at Torbay

Area Description

Exposed coastal areas within Brixham, Goodrington, Preston, Torquay including Goodrington Park, Eastern Esplanade, Preston Sands, Torre Abbey and Torquay Harbour.
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

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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 9 Nov 2018 16:16
South Devon Coast
Flood Warning in force: South Devon Coast at Torbay Flooding is expected for: Exposed coastal areas are at risk from large waves and spray overtopping Immediate action required. High water at Teignmouth is at 19:45, times of High Water will vary along the coast. Strong South South Westerly winds up to Force 8 and offshore wave heights of up to 3.1m are forecast which may cause spray and wave overtopping of sea defences. Expect tides to be up to 530mm higher than predicted on tide tables. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. Environment Agency staff will continue to monitor tide levels, and issue updates as required. Detailed tide information for those who use it: The forecast high tide level is 2.67 m AOD, this is 530mm above astronomical tide level. Wind speeds peak at south south west Force 8.