We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.
Flood Warning issued on 12 Oct 2018 13:30
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
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
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.