Flood Alert Info - Hartlepool to Skinningrove

Area Description

North Sea coastline including Hartlepool, Seaton Carew, Redcar, Saltburn by the sea and Skinningrove.
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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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 30 Apr 2018 13:14
North Sea
This alert is in force for the high tide at North Shields at 16:40 today, Monday 30th April. Strong northeasterly winds are forecast later today which will generate large onshore waves. These are expected to combine with the high tide and result in the risk of wave overtopping and spray along the coast, from Hartlepool to Skinningrove, throughout the period between 16:30 and 18:00 today. Areas most at risk include the Headland at Hartlepool. People are advised to take care on beaches, piers and promenades as conditions may be dangerous. This message will be updated or removed by 21:00 this evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Apr 2018 10:21
North Sea
This alert is in force for the high tide at North Shields at 15:40 today, Monday 30th April. Strong northeasterly winds are forecast later today which will generate large onshore waves. These are expected to combine with the high tide and result in the risk of wave overtopping and spray along the coast, from Hartlepool to Skinningrove, throughout the period between 16:30 and 18:00 today. Areas most at risk include the Headland at Hartlepool. People are advised to take care on beaches, piers and promenades as conditions may be dangerous. This message will be updated or removed by 21:00 this evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 10:10
North Sea
This alert is issued for the high tide at 5:45pm on Monday 02 April along the Hartlepool to Skinningrove coast. Wind and wave conditions combined with the high tide are likely to cause wave overtopping and spray at North Headland to Breakwater throughout the period between 4:45pm and 6:45pm. 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. For tide levels please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 11:06
North Sea
This alert is issued for the high tide along the coastline between Hartlepool and Skinningrove at 4pm today, Saturday 31 March. Wind and wave conditions combined with the high tide are likely to cause wave overtopping and spray at North Headland to Breakwater throughout the period between 3:30pm and 5:30pm. 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. For tide levels please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2018 12:39
North Sea
This alert is issued for the high tide at around 4pm today, Sunday 18th January. Strong winds are forecast to cause wave overtopping and spray along the coastline between Hartlepool North Headland to Breakwater throughout the period between 4.30pm and 5.30pm. 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. For tide levels please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2018 19:15
North Sea
This alert will remain in force for tomorrow afternoon’s high tide (16:45 to 18:30) on Sunday 4th March. Spring tides and strong winds are forecast to cause wave overtopping and spray along the coast, and in particular, impacts could be seen along the North Headland at Hartlepool throughout these periods. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. Similar impacts are not expected for the early morning tide on Sunday, however please remain vigilant during the period of high tide. We will continue to monitor the situation and we will update this Alert on Sunday 4th March if the situation changes and for subsequent tides as required. For tide levels please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2018 11:14
North Sea
This alert will remain in force for this afternoon’s high tide (16:00 to 17:45) on Saturday 3rd March. Spring tides and strong winds are forecast to cause wave overtopping and spray along the coast, and in particular, impacts could be seen along the North Headland at Hartlepool throughout these periods. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. We will continue to monitor the situation and we will update this Alert on Saturday 3rd March if the situation changes and for subsequent tides as required. For tide levels please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2018 19:07
North Sea
This alert will remain in force for high tides tomorrow morning (03:30am to 06:00) and afternoon (15:30 to 18:30) on Saturday 3rd March. Spring tides and strong winds are forecast to cause wave overtopping and spray along the coast, and in particular, impacts could be seen along the North Headland at Hartlepool throughout these periods. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. We will continue to monitor the situation and we will update this Alert on Saturday 3rd March if the situation changes and for subsequent tides as required. For tide levels please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2018 18:55
North Sea
The alert has been issued for tomorrow (Friday 2nd March) afternoon’s high tide between 15:00 to 17:45. Strong winds are forecast to cause wave overtopping and spray along the coast, and in particular, impacts could be seen along the North Headland at Hartlepool throughout these periods. We expect this flood alert to remain in force over the weekend due to a continued risk of minor impacts, resulting from a combination of spring tides and onshore wind and waves. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. We will continue to monitor the situation and we will update this Alert on Friday 2nd March for subsequent tides as required. For tide levels please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2018 10:39
North Sea
This alert has been issued for the high tide between 6pm - 8:15pm, Saturday 6th January, affecting the North Sea Coast from Hartlepool to Skinningrove. Strong winds are forecast to cause wave overtopping and spray. Local impacts may be seen when high spring tides combine with large waves. 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. For tide levels please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated by 11am Sunday 7th January or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 20:09
North Sea
This alert has been issued for the high tide affecting the North Sea Coast from Hartlepool to Skinningrove, between 6am to 8am tomorrow morning, Saturday 6th January. Strong winds are forecast to cause wave overtopping and spray. Local impacts may be seen when high spring tides combine with large waves. 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. For tide levels please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated by 11am Saturday 6th January.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2017 15:36
North Sea
Due to high tides and an approximate 0.7m surge water levels along the Cleveland Coast will be higher than normal between 17:00 and 20:00 on Thursday 7/12/17. Significant waves are also expected with the possibility of overtopping affecting the seafront at inner Victoria Harbour and Croft-on-Heugh Hartlepool. As a result we will also be issuing the Flood Warning for Victoria Harbour, Hartlepool. Extreme care should be taken close to exposed coastal locations due to the risk of crashing waves. We will continue to monitor the situation and reissue this Alert for any subsequent tides if required. Subsequent tides on Friday 08/12 and into the weekend are likely to pose less risk.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jun 2017 19:57
North Sea
This Flood Alert is issued for the high tide at The North Sea Coastline including Hartlepool, Seaton Carew, Redcar, Saltburn by the Sea and Skinningrove for 6:00am, Wednesday 28th June. Strong winds are forecast to cause wave overtopping and spray throughout the period between 5:30 and 8:30am. 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 Flood Alert for any subsequent tides if required. For tide levels at The North Sea Coastline including Hartlepool, Seaton Carew, Redcar, Saltburn by the Sea and Skinningrove please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website.