Flood Warning Info - Cumbrian coastline from Gretna to Silloth including Port Carlisle, Skinburness and Rockcliffe

Area Description

Gretna to Silloth, areas at risk include properties at Mossband Hall Marsh, Silloth, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Rockcliffe.

This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning Currently in Force

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

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Flood Warning issued on 3 Jan 2018 17:16
Irish Sea
Whilst the high tide on 04/01/18 at 12:57am is not predicted to reach Flood Warning levels, a Flood Alert remains in place. The lunchtime tide on 04/01/18 is currently forecast to reach flood warning levels. The Environment Agency continues to monitor the situation and will update this message with the latest forecast information on Thursday morning.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Jan 2018 08:18
Irish Sea
A Flood Warning is in force for the high tide on the 03/01/2018. High tides may cause onshore flooding to roads, low lying land and some properties along the coast. People are warned to avoid walking or driving through water in these areas and to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order. The tide is forecast to peak between 12 noon and 1pm on Wednesday. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 5.05m AOD at Silloth will have an additional surge of 0.5 metres. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. Locations likely to be affected are Mossband Hall, Rockliffe, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are forecasting that the high tide at 00:57 on the 04/01/2018 will be above Flood Alert levels but not Flood Warning levels.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 15:32
Irish Sea
A Flood Warning is in force for the high tide at midnight at Silloth on the 02/01/2018, high tides may cause onshore flooding to roads, low lying land and some properties along the coast. People are warned to avoid walking or driving through water in these areas and to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order. The tide is forecast to peak between midnight and 01:00 a.m Wednesday morning. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 5.04m AOD at Silloth will have an additional surge of 1.5 metres. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. Locations likely to be affected are Mossband Hall, Burgh Marsh, Port Carlisle, Wampool Estuary, Skinburness Marsh, Skinburness and Silloth. We are forecasting that the high tide at 12:29 on the 03/01/2018 will be above Flood Alert levels.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Dec 2017 16:36
Irish Sea
This flood warning has been issued for the high tide overnight on Wednesday 6th December into Thursday 7th December between 01:00am and 03:00am. Particular areas at risk are low lying land and roads around the Mossband Hall, Burgh Marshes, Port Carlisle and Skinburness area. During this period we could also experience some larger waves and some spray overtopping due to the forecast wind and rain. Tomorrow lunchtime’s tide on Thursday 7th December between 13:30pm and 15:30pm is not currently forecast to reach Flood Alert level. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the forecasts change.