Flood Alert Info - East Coast of Dorset

Area Description

Castletown, Weymouth, Preston Beach, Swanage Bay, Studland Bay, Sandbanks, Poole Harbour, Bournemouth Beach, Hengistbury Head and Christchurch Harbour.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

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Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 15:45
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the East Coast of Dorset particularly at Weymouth, Preston Beach, Swanage, Poole Harbour and Christchurch and 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 Alert is in force is : 09:54 to 11.59 am on 04/04/2018. The forecast wind direction is southerly and the wind strength is Force 7.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Mar 2018 13:55
English Channel
This Flood Alert particularly effects Swanage and will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. The time and date of the forecast high waters for which this Flood Alert is in force are : 10:15 pm on 19/03/2018 and 10:45 am on 20/03/2018. The forecast wind direction are North East and Northerly The forecast wind strengths are Force 6 and Force 4 Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2018 13:26
English Channel
This Flood Alert particularly effects Swanage and will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. The time and date of the forecast high waters for which this Flood Alert is in force are : 9:45 pm on 18/03/2018 and 9:45 am on 19/03/2018. The forecast wind direction are North East and East North East The forecast wind strengths are Force 6 and Force 6 Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2018 15:17
English Channel
This Flood Alert particularly effects Swanage and will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. The time and date of the forecast high waters for which this Flood Alert is in force are : 9:00 pm on 17/03/2018 and 9:15 am on 18/03/2018. The forecast wind direction are North East and East North East The forecast wind strengths are Force 6 and Force 7 Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 13:31
English Channel
This Flood Alert particularly effects Swanage and will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. The following Flood Alerts will remain in force for two hours following the times of high tide The time and date of the forecast high waters for which this Flood Alert is in force are : 08:45am and 9:00pm on Saturday 17th March 2018 . The forecast wind directions are East North Easterly and North East The forecast wind strengths are Force 6 and Force 6 Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2018 17:23
English Channel
This Flood Alert particularly effects Preston Beach and 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 Alert is in force is : 05:30 am (Local time) on Tuesday 13/02/2018. The forecast wind direction is South South East and the forecast wind strength is Force 8.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 16:14
English Channel
"This Flood Alert effects the whole of the East Coast of Dorset particularly at Weymouth, Preston Beach and Swanage and 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 Alert is in force is 09:00am on 05/01/2018. The forecast wind direction is WSW The forecast wind strength is Force 6


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 15:55
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the East Coast of Dorset particularly at Portland and Swanage and 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 Alert is in force is: Portland: 8:30 am (Local time) on 04/01/2018. Swanage: 10.30 am (Local time) on 04/01/2018. The forecast wind direction is Westerly South Westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 6.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 17:28
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the East Coast of Dorset particularly at Weymouth and Preston Beach and 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 Alert is in force is : 20:00pm (Local time) on 02/01/2018 and 8:00am on 03/01/2018. The forecast wind direction is South Westerly and Westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 8


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 15:44
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the East Coast of Dorset particularly at Weymouth and Christchurch and 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 Alert is in force is: 7:00 pm (Local time) on 31/12/2017. The forecast wind direction is Westerly. The forecast wind strength is Force 7.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 20:21
English Channel
Tidal levels are high along the coast, and this Flood Alert particularly effects Christchurch and 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 Alert is in force is 07:45am (Local time) on 31st December 2017. The forecast wind direction is South westerly force 5.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2017 15:51
English Channel
The following Flood Alert 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 Alert is in force is: 11:00 am (Local time) on 10/12/2017. The forecast wind direction is Westerly. The forecast wind strength is Force 8.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2017 09:38
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the East Coast of Dorset particularly at Preston Beach and will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. The following Flood Alert will remain in force for two hours following the times of high tide. The time and date of the forecast high water for which this Flood Alert is in force is : 21:30 pm (Local time) on 22/11/2017. The forecast wind direction is Southerly. The forecast wind strength is Force 8 Large waves and strong winds will cause some spray along the coast road.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2017 18:58
English Channel
This flood alert is for the East Coast of Dorset but is particularly focused on Preston Beach. The Flood Alert will be in force for 2 hours after the time of high water. The forecast time of high water is 4:45pm local time on the 16/10/2017 (03:45PM GMT). The Forecast Wind is South Westerly, Force 7. Large offshore waves is likely to cause spray overtopping of defences. take care in high winds, to stay away from exposed coastal areas and follow any instructions from the emergency services.