Flood Warning Info - Tidal area at Aberystwyth seafront

Area Description

Property along Victoria Terrace, Marine Terrace and South Marine Terrace. In particular the road along the sea frontage and cellars of properties bordering the road .
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


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 15:09
South West
This Flood Warning is for the evening tide on Wednesday 11th March and the morning tide on Thursday 12th March. The winds are forecast to be force four on the beaufort scale from a westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate. High tide at Barmouth is expected to occur at approximately 09:45 PM on Wednesday 11th March and 10:00 AM on Thursday 12th March. Be careful on beaches, promenades and roads. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 21:45
South West
This Flood Warning has been extended to cover the high tides on Monday 10th February and on the morning of Tuesday 11th February. High tides at Aberystwyth are expected to occur at approximately 09:15 AM and 9:30 PM on Monday and approximately 10:15 AM on Tuesday. The winds are forecast to be force 7 from a Westerly direction, waves will remain large. Although the tide tables indicate increasing tides, the tidal surge will be significantly reduced. As a result, impacts in this area are not expected to exceed the conditions experienced during Sunday 9th February. Please continue to avoid Aberystwyth seafront area around high tide. There is likely to be more sea spray and wave overtopping, this could contain debris and can be dangerous. Moving vehicle to safe locations is still recommended. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2020 15:13
South West
This Flood Warning is for the high tides on Sunday 9th February. High tides at Aberystwyth are expected to occur at approximately 08:15 AM and 8:30 PM. The winds are forecast to be force 8 to 9 on Sunday morning, dropping to Force 7 to 8 by the evening, from a general South Westerly direction. Values in Tide Tables are not especially large during Sunday, however, these tides will coincide with Storm Ciara which will bring strong winds, tidal surge and very large waves. Please avoid Aberystwyth seafront area around high tide. There will be sea spray and wave overtopping, this is likely to contain debris and can be dangerous. Moving vehicle to safe locations is also recommended. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 13:49
South West
This Flood Warning is for tides between Tues 2nd Jan 2018 and Weds 3rd Jan. The winds are forecast to be force 8 from a Westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be very large. High tide at Aberystwyth is expected to occur at approximately 8:06 PM on Tues 2nd Jan 2018 and at 8:27 AM on Weds 3rd Jan. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths& roads and low lying land. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Oct 2017 15:40
South West
This Flood Warning is for tomorrow morning's high tide on Saturday 21st October 2017. Winds are forecast to increase overnight to become South Westerly Force 8, before veering during the daytime tomorrow to become Westerly Force 8. Offshore waves are expected to be very large. High tide at Aberystwyth is expected to occur at approximately 10:00AM on Saturday 21st October. The public are advised to exercise extreme caution in the vicinity of Aberystwyth seafront (Victoria Terrace, Marine Terrace and Southern Marine Terrace) as these areas are likely to be affected by wave overtopping and wind-blown debris, which could cause a danger to public safety.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Oct 2017 15:06
South West
This Flood Warning is for this afternoons tide at approximately 6.30 pm, 16th October 2017. The winds are forecast to be gale force 9 from a south westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be very large. Large waves and high winds are expected to affect the length of the sea front in Aberystwyth this afternoon. Wind assisted wave overtopping is likely to deposit debris onto the front. Debris thrown up by the waves can be dangerous. Be careful on the promenade area and the public are advised to stay clear of the area over the period of high tide.