Flood Alert Info - Pembrokeshire coast

Area Description

Pembrokeshire coast between St Dogmaels, Cardigan and Amroth.

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 History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2018 14:29
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days including tides on Wednesday night, Thursday morning and Thursday night. When combined with the strong winds forecast, conditions could become hazardous. Be careful on beaches and promenades. Sea spray and large waves are likely and could be dangerous.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2018 22:21
South West
Particularly high tides are predicted on the morning’s high tide, Wednesday 28th November. When combined with the strong winds, forecast conditions could become hazardous. Take care at beaches and sea fronts, particularly in and around Dale. Sea spray and large waves are likely and could be dangerous.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2018 11:26
South West
High tides are predicted for this evening's high tide Friday 9th November 2018, and also tomorrow morning Saturday 10th November. High tide on Friday will occur at 7:15 PM at Milford Haven, and 07:30 AM on Saturday. The southerly winds will increase today reaching force 7 to gale force 8 for a time shortly before high tide. Southwesterly force 6 winds are expected this evening. Offshore waves are expected to be large. The combination of large waves together with high winds means that wave overtopping is likely in a number of exposed locations around the Pembrokeshire coastline. In particular Dale, Saundersfoot and possibly Newgale may be affected by wave action, spray and debris. Low lying coastal roads may have minor flooding. The majority of the Pembrokeshire coastline is likely to be affected this evening and care needs to be exercised during this stormy period. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2018 11:18
South West
High tides are predicted today Thursday 8th November 2018, and tomorrow Friday 9th November 2018. Thursdays high tide at Milford Haven will be at 6.30 PM. Fridays high tides at Milford Haven will be at 7 AM and 7.15 PM. The Southerly winds are forecast to increase through today from force 5 to force 7 or gale force 8 this evening. During the early hours of Friday morning winds will become a South-westerly force 5. Offshore waves are expected to be large, with very rough seas. Be careful on promenades, roads and low lying land. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2018 14:26
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days including over the weekend due to the combination of high tides, tidal surge and waves action. Winds are forecast to be force 5 from a South Westerly direction over this period and may increase to force 7 during Friday. Wave overtopping is likely at the most exposed locations. Be careful on coastal roads, footpath and seafront areas as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2018 09:16
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days as spring tides peak at 17:59 Milford Haven on Wednesday 7th November. This alert primarily covers Saundersfoot. The winds is forecast to be force 5 from a south westerly direction this morning. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and coastal roads. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2018 12:39
South West
High tides are predicted from Thursday evening the 11th October until Sunday the 14th October. Tide tables indicate that the tide levels will be generally dropping, however during Friday the arrival of a low-pressure system will bring tidal surge, strong winds and large waves; this is likely to result in this Tidal Flood Alert remaining in force through Friday and into the weekend. Impacts are currently expected to be minor, initially flooding of low lying land close to estuary locations is likely. From Friday the 12th October, as tidal surge, winds and wave heights increase small amounts of wave overtopping can be expected at the most exposed locations. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads, low lying land, close to the estuary during this period. We will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Oct 2018 11:52
South West
High tides are predicted from Wednesday evening the 10th October until Sunday the 14th October. Tide tables indicate that the tide levels will be generally dropping after the high tide on Wednesday evening, however, during Friday the arrival of a low-pressure system will bring tidal surge, strong winds and large waves; this is likely to result in this Tidal Flood Alert remaining in force through Friday and into the weekend. Impacts are currently expected to be minor, initially flooding of low lying land close to estuary locations is likely and then from Friday the 12th October, as tidal surge, winds and wave heights increase small amounts of wave overtopping can be expected at the most exposed locations. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads, low lying land, close to the estuary during this period. We will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Apr 2018 11:42
South West
Over the next few days high tides are expected to coincide with tidal surge and moderate to large offshore waves. The greatest impacts are expected during the high tides on Tuesday 17th April, set to occur at approximately 8:00 AM and 8:15 PM at Milford Haven, local time. The tide on Tuesday morning is expected to give the greatest impacts. Care should be taken at exposed locations around the coast such as sea front areas, roads adjacent to the sea and promenades. Wave overtopping is expected at some locations; this can be dangerous and may contain debris. The wind is forecast to be approximately force 7 from a south- south- westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate to large.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2018 08:58
South West
High tides are predicted over the coming weekend from Friday 2nd to Monday 5th March. Spring tides peak on Saturday morning at 07:07am Milford Haven with a peak of 7.57 mCD. The winds is forecast to be force 7 from an east south easterly direction. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads, low lying land, close to the estuary. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous. Due to the easterly direction of the wind locations such as Dale may experience additional wave action. Flood gates should be closed as a precaution.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2018 14:09
South West
High tides are predicted over the coming weekend from Friday 2nd to Monday 5th March. Spring tides peak on Saturday morning at 07:07am Milford Haven with a peak of 7.57 mAOD. The winds is forecast to be force 7 from an east south easterly direction. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads, low lying land, close to the estuary. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous. Due to the easterly direction of the wind locations such as Dale may experience additional wave action. Flood gates should be closed as a precaution.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 13:57
South West
High tides are predicted for the coming week between Sunday 31st December 2017 and Saturday 6th January 2018, with the highest tides around the mid-week period.. The weather forecast for the week ahead indicates a spell of stormy weather with onshore gales at times. This will lead to large waves at the coast which will have the potential to create hazardous conditions at high tide. The situation will be constantly monitored by NRW and further updates issued as the week progresses.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2017 14:50
South West
High tides are predicted this evening Wednesday 6th December and again tomorrow morning Thursday 7th December 2017. Peak tides will occur at 1115pm at Fishguard today, and 0930am tomorrow. The wind is forecast to increase force 7 to gale 8 from the southwest this evening. Offshore waves are expected to be large. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads. Be careful as the waves could be dangerous and may contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Oct 2017 10:51
South West
High tides are predicted over the weekend, with the worst conditions expected to occur on Saturday morning when large waves are predicted along with a large storm surge. Winds are forecast to increase to Force 8 from a South Westerly direction overnight on Friday and veer Westerly and remain strong throughout Saturday. Offshore waves are expected to increase overnight Friday and remain very large throughout Saturday. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads and low lying land, where coastal flooding is possible. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Oct 2017 11:24
South West
High tides are predicted for this afternoons high tide Monday 16th October. The winds are forecast to be gale force 9 from a south westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be very large. The combination of large waves together with high winds means that wave overtopping is likely in a number of exposed locations around the Pembrokeshire coastline. In particular Newgale is likely to be affected by wave action and debris being swept up the shingle bank. At Dale and Little Haven flood gates will be closed to ensure waves do not affect the coast road. The majority of the Pembrokeshire coastline is likely to be affected this afternoon and care needs to be exercised during this stormy period. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris. The time of high tide is approximately 4:30 pm at Milford Haven.