Flood Warning Info - Plymouth Barbican

Area Description

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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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

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


Flood Warning issued on 3 Mar 2018 13:29
Plymouth Sound
Flooding is expected over the high tide on Sunday morning (4th March). High water at Plymouth is at 7:21am. Winds from the east are generating large waves along the south coast. These combined with Force 6 winds, are forecast to cause flooding to properties up to 3 hours either side of high tide. Expect tides to be around 400 mm higher than predicted. Slipways, Quaysides and low lying areas of Plymouth Barbican are at risk. Spray overtopping is likely, take care near coastal paths and promenades. Do not drive or walk through flood waters.. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will issue updates if the situation changes. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level at Plymouth is 3.07 mAOD, this is 0.44 metres above astronomical tide level, with Force 6 South, South Easterly winds and wave heights of 3.5m.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Mar 2018 15:52
Plymouth Sound
Flooding is expected over the high tide on Saturday morning (3rd March). High water at Plymouth is at 6.39am. Winds from the east are generating large waves along the south coast. These combined with Force 7 winds, are forecast to cause flooding to properties up to 3 hours either side of high tide. Expect tides to be around 300 mm higher than predicted. Slipways, Quaysides and low lying areas of Plymouth Barbican are at particular risk. Spray overtopping is likely, take care near coastal paths and promenades. Do not drive or walk through flood waters. The cold weather is likely to increase hazardous conditions. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will issue updates if the situation changes. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level at Plymouth is 2.99 mAOD, this is 0.33 metres above astronomical tide level, with Force 7 South Easterly winds and wave heights of 2.2m.