Flood Warning Info - Portland Harbour at Ferry Bridge

Area Description

Chesil Bank and The Fleet Nature Reserve and Ferry Bridge Marine Services, Portland Beach Road.
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

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 26 Nov 2019 17:41
Portland Harbour
A large tidal surge is expected to affect Portland Harbour at Ferry Bridge as a result of high spring tides and low pressure tomorrow morning 27/11/2019. High water is at around 6:57am in the morning of 27/11/2019 predicted at 1.85 m above ordnance datum. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Chesil Bank and The Fleet Nature Reserve and Ferry Bridge Marine Services, Portland Beach Road. Flooding to roads and property is possible and may apply two to four hours either side of the high tides. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated tomorrow, 27/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 14:29
Portland Harbour
Portland Harbour at Ferry Bridge will be affected by high tide levels as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. The time and date of the forecast high water at Portland Q Pier is 9:00pm on 30/09/2019. Currently, the forecast tide level is 1.90 m AOD. Forecast wind strength and direction is Force 6 West South Westerly. Please note tide times are in local time. Flooding to properties, roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply one to three hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Chesil Bank and The Fleet Nature Reserve and Ferry Bridge Marine Services, Portland Beach Road. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please stay away from large waves as they are dangerous. This message will be updated tomorrow, 01/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Jan 2018 15:41
Portland Harbour
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: 08:45 am on 05/01/2018. The forecast wind direction is South Westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 6


Flood Warning issued on 3 Jan 2018 15:54
Portland Harbour
The following Flood Warning will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. Flooding may already be affecting properties, low lying areas and roads. The time and date of the forecast high water for which this Flood Warning is in force is: 8:00 am (Local time) on 04/01/2018. The forecast wind direction is Westerly South Westerly. The forecast wind strength is Force 7.