Flood Warning Info - Plymouth Barbican
Plymouth Barbican including Sutton Harbour, Southside Street, Breton Street, Vauxhall Street, Sutton Road, Lockyers Quay and Tin Lane.
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.
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Flood Warning History
Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
Historical Flood Warnings for this Area
Flood Warning issued on 15 Dec 2020 15:38
Flooding is possible for Plymouth Barbican over the high tide tomorrow morning, Wednesday 16th December. High water at Plymouth is at 6:32am. Force 8 Southerly winds and offshore wave heights of up to 4.5m are forecast. Conditions may apply two hours either side of the high tide. Expect tides to be around 450mm higher than predicted due to weather conditions. Locations at risk include: Fish Quay, Southside Street, Quay Road, The Parade, Blackfriars Ope, Vauxhall Street, Sutton Road, Marrowbone Slip, Sutton Wharf, North Quay, Hawkers Avenue, Bretonside, Lower Street and Harbour Avenue. Large waves and spray are likely so take care near coastal paths and promenades. Heavy rain is forecast over high tide which may lead to localised surface water flooding due to tide locking. Do not drive through flood water or waves. The tidal gates at Sutton Harbour will be operated as required. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message on Wednesday morning.
Flood Warning issued on 20 Aug 2020 12:08
Flooding is expected over the high tide on Thursday evening, 20th August. High Spring tides, strong winds and large waves are expected to cause property flooding on Thursday evening. Flooding of low lying or exposed locations is also possible on Thursday and Friday. High water at Plymouth on Thursday evening is at 19:46. Flooding is possible 2 hours either side of high tide. Times of high water will vary along the coast. Storm Ellen is forecast to bring force 6 Southerly winds and large waves, causing tides to be higher than predicted along the coast, with wave overtopping and sea spray in exposed locations. Locations particularly at risk include Barbican, Sutton Harbour and National Marine Aquarium areas of Plymouth. High numbers of visitors in locations that may flood brings an increased risk. People are advised to avoid low lying and exposed coastal areas. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this information if the situation changes.