Flood Warning Info - Upper Solway Firth

Area Description

Upper Solway Firth.
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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2020 13:51
Upper Solway Firth
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions, means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties in the Upper Solway Firth area. The greatest risk is around the time of the high tides, which for Southerness are at 23:00 on Saturday night, and 11:30 on Sunday morning. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 21 Aug 2020 08:48
Upper Solway Firth
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is possible and could affect low lying land, roads and properties along the coastline in the Upper Solway Firth. The greatest risk will be on Friday around the time of the high tide between 13:00 and 15:00 bst. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 16:05
Upper Solway Firth
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions mean that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties along the coastline in the Upper Solway Firth area. Annan, Brow Well, Gretna and Powfoot are at greatest risk of flooding around the time of the high tides on Thursday at 1.15am and 1.30pm. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 15:13
Upper Solway Firth
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties along the coastline in the Upper Solway Firth area, particularly affecting the Powfoot area. Flooding impacts are expected around the time of the high tide on Wedneday morning at 01:30AM. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 15:20
Upper Solway Firth
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties along the coastline in the Upper Solway Firth area, particularly affecting the Powfoot area. Flooding impacts are expected around the time of the high tide on Tuesday morning at 12:30AM and possibly the next high tide on Tuesday afternoon at 12:30PM. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 18:30
Upper Solway Firth
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties along the coastline in the Upper Solway Firth area, particularly affecting the Powfoot area. Flooding impacts are expected around the time of the high tide on Monday at 1230pm and possibly the next high tide at 1230am on Tuesday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jan 2020 23:48
Upper Solway Firth
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties along the coastline in the Upper Solway Firth area, particularly affecting the Powfoot area. A maximum water level and potential flooding impacts are expected around the time of high tide on Tuesday at 01:30am. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2019 17:53
Upper Solway Firth
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. Continued high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land and roads along the coastline in the Upper Solway area. Potential flooding impacts are expected around the time of high tide on Saturday 9th February at approximately 02:30hrs. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2019 08:24
Upper Solway Firth
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land and roads along the coastline in the Upper Solway area. Potential flooding impacts are expected around the time of high tide on Friday 8 February at approximately 1:45pm. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 20:40
Upper Solway Firth
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of spring tides and storm surge will affect the coastline overnight on Tuesday 2nd January, through to the early hours of Wednesday 3rd January, and again from around mid morning to mid afternoon on Wednesday. Flooding is possible in the communities of Gretna, Annan, Powfoot and Brow Well, particularly around the time of the high tides at midnight and midday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 12:58
Upper Solway Firth
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of spring tides and a large storm surge will affect the area overnight on Tuesday 2nd January and during the early hours of Wednesday 3rd January, particularly around the time of the high tide at midnight. Flooding is possible in the communities of Gretna, Annan, Powfoot and Brow Well. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.If you haven't Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 30 Dec 2017 20:19
Upper Solway Firth
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of moderate tides, strong winds, storm surge and high waves are expected to affect the area on Sunday morning around the time of the high tide about 10:00am. Wave overtopping of sea walls, defences and minor inundation of low lying ground may occur. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.If you haven't Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303


Flood Warning issued on 6 Dec 2017 13:03
Upper Solway Firth
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Upper Solway Firth. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected to affect low lying land, roads and properties at Powfoot in the Upper Solway Firth. Flooding impacts are expected around the time of high tide on Thursday morning at 2am. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property.This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service.If you haven't Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 24303