Flood Warning Info - Chiswell

Area Description

A354 Chiswell, Brandy Row, Pebble Lane, Victoria Square up to the junction with Queens Road, the car parks along the A354 and the yard along Lerret Road.

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 12 Oct 2018 13:30
English Channel
This flood warning for Chiswell has been issued for high tides this evening, Friday 12th October when the highest levels are expected between 8:30pm and 10:30pm. Spray mixed with some shingle is expected to affect properties and some roads in Chiswell including the causeway. The promenade by the Cove Inn will be particularly affected. Our staff will be on site monitoring coastal defences and will close the gates on the promenade. You are advised to be very careful in this area. The total wave height will be 6.85mAOD which is 5.2m above astronomic tide level. The wind is forecast SSW force 7. Conditions will improve during Saturday afternoon.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Oct 2017 17:16
English Channel
Due to the local storm conditions the following Flood Warning will remain in force overnight following this evenings high tide. Flooding may already be affecting properties, low lying areas and roads. The Causeway between Portland and Wyke Regis may be impassable. Dangerous wave overtopping including shingle is possible. The time and date of the forecast high water for which this Flood Warning is in force is: 6:45 pm (Local time) on 21/10/2017 ( 5:45 pm GMT). The forecast wind direction is West South West The forecast wind strength is Force 8


Flood Warning issued on 16 Oct 2017 10:35
English Channel
The following Flood Warning will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. The Causeway between Portland and Wyke Regis may become impassable. Dangerous wave overtopping including shingle is possible. Take care in high winds, stay away from exposed coastal areas and follow any instructions from the emergency services. The time and date of the forecast high water for which this Flood Warning is in force is: 5:45 pm (Local time) on 16/10/2017 (4:45 pm GMT). The forecast wind direction is South West. The forecast wind strength is Force 7.