Flood Warning Info - Poole Harbour at Wareham

Area Description

Wareham Quay, Ridge, Redcliffe and Swineham areas.
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

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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2020 17:18
English Channel
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wareham river gauge as a result of high tides and strong winds, coinciding with high river levels. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Wareham Quay, Ridge, Redcliffe and Swineham areas High tide levels may prevent rivers from flowing to the sea and cause rivers to rise We are closely monitoring the situation. Predicted high tide is at 02:00 on 15/01/20 and is at 1.62m This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/1/20, or as the situation changes.