Flood Warning Info - Swanage Bay

Area Description

The High Street, The Square, The Parade and The Mowlem.

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 17 Mar 2018 11:47
English Channel
The following Flood Warning will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. The time and date of the forecast high water for which this Flood Warning is in force is: 09:15 am on Sunday 18/03/2018. The forecast wind direction is East North East The forecast wind strength is Force 7


Flood Warning issued on 4 Mar 2018 16:36
English Channel
The high tides from 01/03/2018 to 04/03/2018 will be accompanied by strong easterly winds of up to force 5. There is some uncertainty in the forecast and as a precautionary measure temporary flood defences will be deployed at The Square and by the stone pier at Swanage. The barriers are due to be removed on 05/03/2018. The time and date of the forecast high waters for which this Flood Warning is in force are: 10:45pm on 04/03/2018. The forecast wind direction and speed is South Southwesterly Force 4.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Mar 2018 12:01
English Channel
The high tides from 01/03/2018 to 04/03/2018 will be accompanied by strong easterly winds of up to force 5. There is some uncertainty in the forecast and as a precautionary measure temporary flood defences will be deployed at The Square and by the stone pier at Swanage. The time and date of the forecast high waters for which this Flood Warning is in force are: 10:15pm on 03/03/2018, 10:15 am on 04/03/2018 and 10:45 pm on 04/03/2018. The forecast wind direction is South Southeasterly, changing to South Southwesterly. The forecast wind strengths is Force 5.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Mar 2018 11:31
English Channel
The high tides from 01/03/2018 to 03/03/2018 will be accompanied by strong easterly winds of up to force 8. There is some uncertainty in the forecast and as a precautionary measure temporary flood defences will be deployed at The Square and by the stone pier at Swanage.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Mar 2018 13:50
English Channel
The high tides from 01/03/2018 to 03/03/2018 will be accompanied by strong easterly winds of up to force 8. There is some uncertainty in the forecast and as a precautionary measure temporary flood defences will be deployed at The Square and by the stone pier at Swanage.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Feb 2018 13:42
English Channel
The high tides from 01/03/2018 to 03/03/2018 will be accompanied by strong easterly winds of up to force 8. There is some uncertainty in the forecast and as a precautionary measure temporary flood defences will be deployed at The Square and by the stone pier at Swanage.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Jan 2018 14:59
English Channel
The following flood warning will remain in force two hours either side of the following high tides: 05/01/2018 at 11.45 pm, 06/01/2018 at 11.45 am, 07/01/2018 at 04:15 am, 07/01/2018 at 4.30 pm and 08/01/2018 at 5.15 am. Strong North Easterly winds may cause overtopping of the sea wall potentially flooding roads and depositing shingle. People are advised to stay aware from risk areas and take care near to the coast.