Flood Alert Info - Christchurch Harbour

Area Description

Christchurch Harbour and tidal stretches of the Lower Stour and Avon.

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


Flood Alert issued on 1 Dec 2018 16:40
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 : 07:45 am on Sunday 2nd December 2018. The forecast wind direction is West South West and the forecast wind strength is Force 5 Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Nov 2018 15:00
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 7am on Saturday, 1st December 2018. The forecast wind direction is Southerly with a forecast wind strength of Force 7. Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2018 10:54
English Channel
This alert is issued for the high tide at Christchurch Harbour at 9.45pm today, Friday 9th November and will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. Strong winds are forecast to cause waves overtopping sea defences and sea spray at Christchurch Harbour throughout the period between 7.45pm and 11.45pm. Expect tides to be higher than usual. 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. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 1.38 mAOD, this is 0.61 metres above astronomical tide level. Forecast Wind direction is southerly and Force 9.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2018 12:53
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 : 09:15am 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 11 Oct 2018 16:53
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 : 12:30 pm on 12/10/2018. The forecast wind direction is southerly strength Force 7


Flood Alert issued on 10 Oct 2018 12:09
English Channel
This alert is issued for the high tide at Christchurch Harbour at 11:15pm today, Wednesday 10th October and tomorrow mornings tide 11:45am, Thursday 11th October. The Alert will remain in force for two hours following the time of high tide. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 1.29 mAOD for tonight's tide and 1.37 mAOD for tomorrow mornings tide. Forecast Wind direction is South Easterly and Force 5.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 08:15
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 : 1330 on Wednesday 4th April 2018 The forecast wind direction is southerly force 5.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 15:41
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 : 23:59pm on 02/04/2018. The forecast wind direction is South and the forecast wind strength is Force 6.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:44
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 10:34 am today 02/04/2018. The forecast wind direction is South west and the forecast wind strength is Force 5


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2018 16:36
English Channel
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 are: 11:30 pm on 04/03/2018. The forecast wind direction and speed is South Westerly Force 5. The forecast peak water levels is 1.21m. Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2018 12:01
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 waters for which this Flood Alert is in force are: 10:45 pm on 03/03/2018 and 11:00 am on 04/03/2018. The forecast wind direction are South South Easterly changing to South Easterly. The forecast wind strengths are Force 4 to 5. The forecast peak water levels are 1.22m and 1.31m. Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2018 12:25
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 waters for which this Flood Alert is in force are : 10:30 am on 03/03/2018 10:45 pm on 03/03/2018 and 11:00 am on 04/03/2018. The forecast wind direction are East Southeasterly. The forecast wind strengths are Force 4 to 5. The forecast peak water levels are 1.35m, 1.23m and 1.32m. Property owners with flood protection equipment should consider installing it now.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 16:12
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 : 11:45 am on 05/01/2018. The forecast wind direction is South Westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 7


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 15:54
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 04/01/2018. The forecast wind direction is westerly south westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 5


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 16:34
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 waters for which this Flood Alert is in force are : 22:00 pm (Local time) on 02/01/2018 and 10:15 am (Local time) on 03/01/2018. The forecast wind direction are South westerly and Westerly The forecast wind strengths are Force 8 and Force 7


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 08:03
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 : 09:45 am (Local time) on 02/01/2018. The forecast wind direction is South South Westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 4


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 09:09
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: 10:00 am on 1/01/2018. The forecast wind direction is Westerly. The forecast wind strength is Force 4.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 15:44
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: 8:00 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 19:54
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 : 07:45 am (Local time) on 31/12/2017. The forecast wind direction is South Westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 5


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 17:31
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 water for which this Flood Alert is in force is : 08:30 am (Local time) on 30/12/2017 ( 08:30 am GMT). The forecast wind direction is West South Westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 5


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 06:54
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 : 09:15 am GMT (Local time) on 29/12/2018. The forecast wind direction is South Westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 6


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2017 12:33
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 : 5:00 pm (Local time) on 10/12/2017. The forecast wind direction is North North West. The forecast wind strength is Force 2.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2017 15:48
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: 6:15 am (Local time) on 10/12/2017. The forecast wind direction is Westerly. The forecast wind strength is Force 7.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Oct 2017 09:06
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: 11:15 am (Local time) on 21/10/2017 (10:15 am GMT). The forecast wind direction is West South Westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 8.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Oct 2017 16:03
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 : 11:15 pm (Local time) on 20/10/2017 ( 10:15 pm GMT). The forecast wind direction is South. The forecast wind strength is Force 7.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Oct 2017 17:27
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: 22:30 pm (Local time) on 19/10/2017 (21:30 pm GMT). The forecast wind direction is South Westerly The forecast wind strength is Force 6


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2017 11:42
English Channel
A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency. Flood Alert in force: Christchurch Harbour. Flooding is possible for: Christchurch Harbour and tidal stretches of the Lower Stour and Avon. Be prepared. 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 : 10:45am (Local time) on 16/10/2017 ( 09:45 am GMT). The forecast wind direction is WSW The forecast wind strength is Force 7


Flood Alert issued on 8 Sep 2017 16:08
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 : 23:45 pm (Local time) on 08/09/2017 ( 22:45pm GMT). The forecast wind direction is West North West The forecast wind strength is Force 4