Flood Alert Info - West coast of Dorset

Area Description

Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell.
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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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 15:12
English Channel
Large waves and sea spray overtopping is expected at Chiswell a result of high tides and strong winds. Forecast high water is 21:15 on 29/02/20 with a Force 7 west south westerly wind. Although, we expect condition to worsen from 17:00 on 29/02/20. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Portland, for more detail refer to local tide tables. Flooding to roads and low lying land is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Sunday 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 13:40
English Channel
Storm Dennis is forecast this weekend with Met Office yellow weather warnings for wind and rain along the West Coast of Dorset. Sea spray overtopping and large waves are forecast. Flooding to roads and land is possible for the duration of the whole weekend. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads and stay away from exposed areas of coastline. Keep away from cliffs as cliff falls are more likely in these conditions. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as conditions change.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 14:37
English Channel
A large tidal surge is expected as a result of high tides and strong winds. Forecast high water is 09:15 on 13/2/2020 and the forecast tide level is 2.61 m AOD. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at West Bay Harbour. The forecast wind is Force 6 West South West. Conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell Strong onshore winds will cause tide levels to rise further. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates and checking defences. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads as large waves could be dangerous. This message will be updated on 13/2/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 12:19
English Channel
High spring tides and strong winds are affecting the area this evening. The following high tide time and 2 hours either side represent the times this Flood alert is valid; 11/2/20 at 8:15 pm High tide levels may prevent rivers from flowing to the sea and cause rivers to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 12:10
English Channel
High spring tides and strong winds are affecting the area today (Monday) and tomorrow. The following high tides time and 2 hours either side represent the times this Flood alert is valid; 10/2/20 at 7:00 pm 11/2/20 at 7:45 am High tide levels may prevent rivers from flowing to the sea and cause rivers to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 11:41
English Channel
High tides and strong winds associated with Storm Ciara are affecting the area today (Sunday) and tomorrow. The following high tide times and 2 hours either side represent the times this Flood alert is valid; 9/2/20 at 19:15 10/2/20 at 07:15 10/2/20 at 22:00 High tide levels may prevent rivers from flowing to the sea and cause rivers to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2020 14:05
English Channel
High tides and strong winds associated with Storm Ciara will affect the area from Sunday morning. Consequently, flooding is possible for the duration of the strong winds along this coastal area but particularly focused at Lyme Regis, West Bay and Chiswell, The following high tide times and 2 hours either side represent the times this Flood alert is valid; 9/2/20 at 06:45 9/2/20 at 19:00 10/2/20 at 07:15 Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. High tide levels may prevent rivers from flowing to the sea and cause rivers to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated on Sunday 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 16:38
English Channel
A large tidal surge is expected to affect the West Dorset Coast particularly Portland as a result of high spring tides and strong winds this evening and tomorrow morning 15/01/2020. High water is at around 21:30pm this evening 14/1/2020 and the 09:30 am morning of 15/1/2020. The wind strength is Force 8 from the southwest. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected and may apply two to four hours either side of the high tides. There is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet, Chiswell and Portland. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued and stay away from large waves. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/1/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jan 2020 16:59
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay and Chiswell. Large and powerful waves are expected as a result of high tide. This alert will remain in force for up to four hours following the time of high tide. First high water is 19:30 on 13/01/20 and the forecast wind is Force 6 West South West. Second high water is 09:30 on 14/01/20 and the forecast wind is Force 6 South South West. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at Portland Tidal Gauge. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell. High sea levels are expected to continue until after high tides at 21:30 on 14/01/20 at Chiswell and West Bay. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, 14/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 10:46
English Channel
Waves are forecast to overtop sea defences at Chiswell expected as a result of high tides, large waves and strong winds. First forecast high water is today at 15:00 hours on Sunday, 22/12/19 with forecast wind Force 5, direction West South West. Second forecast high water is 03:00 hours, Monday, 23/12/19 with forecast wind Force 7, direction West North West. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time. Flooding to roads and low lying areas is possible. Conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 13:26
English Channel
Sea spray overtopping is forecast along the coast. Forecast high water is 8:30pm on 15/12/19. The forecast wind is up to Force 7 in a South Westerly direction along the coast. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at West Bay and Lyme Regis. This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay, Lyme Regis and Chiswell and will remain in force for 2 hours following the time of high tide. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated tomorrow, 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 17:52
English Channel
Sea spray overtopping is forecast along the coast. Forecast high water is 8:30pm on 14/12/19. The forecast wind is Force 6 in a Westerly direction. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at West Bay and Lyme Regis. This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay, Lyme Regis and Chiswell and will remain in force for 2 to 4 hours following the time of high tide. A further high tide is expected tomorrow morning at 6.30am, with Force 7 winds in a west south west direction. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated tomorrow, 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 16:59
English Channel
Large and powerful waves are expected along the West Coast of Dorset particularly at Chiswell. Forecast high water is 9:00am on 14/12/19. The forecast wind is Force 7 in a Westerly direction. Tide times are in local time and refer to time of high water at Portland tidal gauge. This alert will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads as large waves could be dangerous and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow, 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 17:19
English Channel
Sea spray overtopping is forecast along the coast as a result of high tides at Chiswell. Forecast high water is 07:00 on 13/12/19. The forecast wind is Force 8 in a West North West direction. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at Portland gauge. Flooding to roads is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell. Coastal conditions should ease for the 13/12/19 high tide at 18:30. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2019 12:49
English Channel
Due to high winds and a tidal surge, we believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell High water is expected to peak at around 1600 this afternoon, 10th December 2019, but is likely to be high two hours before and two hours after this time. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on the 11th December.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2019 16:14
English Channel
Large and powerful waves are expected overnight for the west coast of Dorset. This is the result of strong west north westerly wind up to force 9 in strength. Consequently, flooding is possible for the duration of the strong winds, between 01:00 on 09/12/19 and 06:00 on 09/12/19. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates. This message will be updated tomorrow, 09/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 15:04
English Channel
A tidal surge is expected on the West Dorset Coast particularly Portland as a result of high spring tides and strong winds this evening and tomorrow morning. High water is at 7.05 pm this evening 27/11/2019 and at 7:30 am in the morning 28/11/2019. The wind strength is Force 6 from the west. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected and may apply two to four hours either side of the high tides. There is a possibility of flooding for the Chiswell area. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please stay away from large waves and keep aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 28/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Nov 2019 14:22
English Channel
A large tidal surge is expected to affect the West Dorset Coast as a result of high spring tides and strong winds this evening and tomorrow morning 27/11/2019. High water is at around 6:25pm this evening 26/11/2019 and the morning of 27/11/2019 around 6:45 am. The wind strength is Force 5 from the south west. Flooding to roads and farmland is expected and may apply two to four hours either side of the high tides. There is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seaton, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet, Chiswell and Portland Harbour. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued and stay away from large waves. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 17:00
English Channel
Large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore along the Dorset Coast as a result of strong onshore winds. We advise people to stay away from the foreshore as the wind and waves are dangerous. We do not forecast the situation to deteriorate any further with wind and waves forecast to reduce Sunday morning. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message should the situation change.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Nov 2019 15:00
English Channel
Very high waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of strong onshore winds. Consequently, flooding is possible for the duration of the morning, between 08:00 on 02/11/19 and 11:00 on 02/11/19. Areas most at risk are Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell Continuing strong winds will cause additional wave overtopping throughout the morning between Lyme Regis & Portland. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please stay away from large waves and the foot of cliffs as they are dangerous. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 02/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 11:51
English Channel
Waves are forecast to overtop defences at exposed locations as a result of spring tides and strong winds. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The time and date of the forecast high water is 05:45 on 26/10/2019. The forecast tide level including waves is 6.1 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 7 South westerly. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at West Bay. Potentially dangerous spray overtopping is possible at this time, conditions may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as required Please stay away from large waves as they are dangerous.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 14:58
English Channel
The West Coast of Dorset and particularly at Portland Harbour is expected to be effected by high tide levels caused by high spring tides and strong winds which will create sea spray and large waves more widely along the West Dorset Coast between Lyme Regis and Portland. The time and date of the forecast high water at Portland is 08:15 AM on Sunday 29/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 1.77 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 6 South West. Flooding to properties/roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please stay away from large waves as they are dangerous. This message will be updated on Sunday 29/092019 or as conditions require.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2019 15:33
English Channel
Waves are forecast to overtop sea defences along the Dorset coast with sea spray expected as a result of strong onshore winds. High water is around 2:30 am on the 11th August, but strong winds and large waves will persist into the morning. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell exposed cost paths and beaches along the coast Occasional, very large waves are expected, and could pose a risk to life. Continuing strong winds will cause additional wave overtopping until after the high tide at 2:30 am, tomorrow the 11th August 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 morning, the 11th August


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2019 15:57
English Channel
Waves are forecast to overtop some sea defences along the Dorset Coast with spray expected as a result of strong onshore winds. Consequently, flooding is expected/possible for the duration of the strong winds, between midnight and 2 a.m. on Saturday 10th August. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Bothenhampton, Burton Freshwater, Burton Bradstock, Cogdean Beach, Chesil Beach, West Fleet, East Fleet and Chiswell Continuing strong winds will cause additional wave overtopping until after the high tide. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please stay away from exposed coastal locations especially during the hours of darkness. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/08/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2019 18:00
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay and Chiswell and will remain in force for two hours before and following the time of high tide. Large waves are expected along the coast. The time and date of the forecast high water for which this Flood Alert is in force is: 9:45 am on 12/03/2019. The forecast wind direction is South South Westerly and the forecast wind strength is Force 8. Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 18:54
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at Lyme Regis and West Bay 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 : 6:15 am on 06/03/2019 The forecast wind direction is South South West The forecast wind strength is Force 6


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2019 10:14
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at Lyme Regis, West Bay and Chiswell and will remain in force for two hours following the times of high water. Tides will be at their highest along the West Dorset Coast between approximately 4pm and 8pm with forecast High Water between 6pm and 6:30pm Sunday 03/03/2019. The forecast wind direction is South West The forecast wind strength is Force 8


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2019 12:42
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay and Lyme Regis for this evenings tide and Chiswell for Saturday mornings tide. The alert 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 : 8:30pm on 08/02/2019 and 8:45am on 09/02/2019. The forecast wind direction for both tides is West, South Westerly. The forecast wind strengths are Force 7 and Force 6. Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2019 16:01
English Channel
This Flood Alert particularly effects West Bay and Lyme Regis and 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 20:30pm on 08/02/2019. The forecast wind direction are South South West and West South West. The forecast wind strengths are Force 7 and Force 6. Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2018 10:28
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay, Chiswell and Lyme Regis 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 : 2:30pm on 18 December 2018 The forecast wind direction is southerly The forecast wind strength is Force 7 Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2018 15:44
English Channel
This Flood Alert particularly effects Chiswell and will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. The times and dates of the forecast high water for which this Flood Alert is in force, are: 19.15 on Saturday 8th December and at 07.30 on Sunday 8th December. We are expecting force 7 westerly winds.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2018 15:23
English Channel
This Flood Alert particularly effects Chiswell 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 : 1830 on Friday 7th December and 0630 on Saturday 8th December We are expecting moderately strong south to south westerly winds


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2018 13:40
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at Chiswell and West Bay and will remain in force for two hours following the forecast times of high water. The time and date of the forecast high waters for which this Flood Alert is in force are : 9:30 pm on Wednesday 28/11/2018 and 10:00 am on Thursday 29/11/2018. The forecast wind direction are South West and West South West 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 28 Nov 2018 09:07
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset and is triggered by coastal conditions at Chiswell, West Bay and Lyme Regis. This 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 : 10:30 am on 28/11/2018. The forecast wind direction is South South West The forecast wind strength is Force 7


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2018 13:50
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset and is triggered by coastal conditions at West Bay and Lyme Regis. This 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 : 10:30 am on 28/11/2018. The forecast wind direction is South South West The forecast wind strength is Force 7


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2018 10:48
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay, Lyme Regis and Chiswell 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 : 08:00 pm on 09/11/2018 at West Bay and 09:00 pm on 09/11/2018 at Chiswell. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. We will continue to monitor the situation and reissue this Alert for any subsequent tides if required. The forecast wind direction is Southerly. The forecast wind strengths is Force 9. Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2018 12:31
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay and Chiswell 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 time of high tide. The time and date of the forecast high water for which this Flood Alert is in force is : 06.00am at West Bay and 07.00am at Chiswell on 7th November 2018 The forecast wind direction is southerly The forecast wind strength is Force 7 Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 16:31
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 waters for which this Flood Alert is in force are : 9:15 pm on 12/10/2018 and 9:45 am on 13/10/2018. The forecast wind direction are south south west and southerly The forecast wind strengths are Force 7 on both high waters. Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2018 16:53
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay and Chiswell 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 : 9:45am on 12/10/2018 and 9:15pm on 12/10/18. The forecast wind direction are southerly and on the evening high water south south westerly The forecast wind strengths are Force 7 for both. Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 15:36
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay and Lyme regis 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 : 09:59 am on 04/04/2018. The forecast wind direction is southerly and the wind strength is Force 7.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2018 17:23
English Channel
This Flood Alert particularly effects West Bay and Lyme Regis 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 : 06:30 am (Local time) on Tuesday 13/02/2018. The forecast wind direction is Southerly and the forecast wind strength is Force 8. Spray overtopping of the Esplanade can be expected.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 16:04
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay and Chiswell 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 08:15am 05/01/2018. The forecast wind direction is WSW The forecast wind strength is Force 6


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 15:54
English Channel
This Flood Alert affects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at Lyme Regis and West Bay 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 : 08:00 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 17:29
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay and Chiswell and will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. Chiswell only meets criteria for tomorrow mornings high tide. The time and date of the forecast high water for which this Flood Alert is in force is : 20:45pm on 02/01/2018 and 06:45am 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 19:02
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay, Lyme Regis and Chiswell and will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. The time and date of the forecast for the next two high waters for which this Flood Alert is in force is 18:30 on 31/12/2017 and 5am on 01/01/2018 The forecast wind direction is Westerly. The forecast wind strength is Force 7.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 15:44
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay and Lyme Regis 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: 6:30 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 19:55
English Channel
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 water for which this Flood Alert is in force is : 0430 am(Local time) on 31/12/2017 The forecast wind direction is South Westerly force 5.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2017 20:19
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: 10:45 am (Local time) on 10/12/2017. The forecast wind direction is Westerly. The forecast wind strength is Force 8.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2017 19:48
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 10/04/2016. The forecast wind direction is Westerly. The forecast wind strength is Force 8.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2017 09:37
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay, Lyme Regis and Chiswell 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 water for which this Flood Alert is in force is : 20:15 pm (Local time) on 22/11/2017. The forecast wind direction is South South West. The forecast wind strength is Force 8 Large waves and strong winds will cause some spray along coastal paths.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Oct 2017 10:25
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay and Chiswell 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: 19:15pm (Local time) on 21/10/2017 (18:15pm GMT). However, strong winds and large waves will lead to spray over topping the beaches throughout Saturday. The forecast wind direction is Westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 8


Flood Alert issued on 20 Oct 2017 16:03
English Channel
This Flood Alert effects the whole of the West Coast of Dorset particularly at West Bay and Chiswell 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 : 08:45 am (Local time) on 21/10/2017 ( 07:45 am GMT). The forecast wind direction is south West The forecast wind strength is Force 7


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2017 18:47
English Channel
This Flood Alert will remain in force for 2 hours after the forecast peak water level. This flood alert covers the west coast of Dorset but particularly focuses on Lyme Regis, West Bay and Chiswell. large waves are expected offshore with the potential to cause spray overtopping of defences. The high water is forecast at 4:45 PM local time on the 16/10/2017 (3:45pm GMT). The wind is forecast as South Westerly, Force 7.