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

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
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Flood Alert issued on 19 Oct 2020 14:51
South West
High Tides are predicted over the next two days, based on a combination of high astronomical tides and the prevailing weather conditions. The greatest impacts are expected for the evening tides on Monday the 19th of October and Tuesday the 20th of October. The winds are forecast to be force 4 and from a South South Easterly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate. 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 and could contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Oct 2020 09:14
South West
High Tides are predicted over the weekend, based on a combination of high astronomical tides and the prevailing weather conditions. The largest impact is expected on Saturday evening the 17th October and continue over the weekend and until Monday evening the 19th October. The winds are forecast to be force 2 and from a North Westerly direction. Minor coastal flooding impacts are possible, Low lying land and roads might be affected first. Potential for local flooding impacts in prone locations throughout the weekend and into Monday. Be careful on beaches, promenades, footpaths and beaches. This is due to the high spring tides.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Sep 2020 15:05
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days from Friday 18th September evening's tide to Sunday 20th September evening's tide. The wind is forecast to be force 3 - 4 on beaufort scale from a north easterly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads, low lying land and areas close to estuaries. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Aug 2020 15:27
South West
High tides are predicted over the weekend. The winds is forecast to be force 6 from a South Westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads, low lying land. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Aug 2020 12:28
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days from Thursday nights tide to Friday nights tide. The situation is improving into the weekend. The winds is forecast to be force 7-8 from a South Westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be large. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads, low lying land. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Aug 2020 16:48
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days from Wednesday 19th August to Sunday 23rd August. The peak of the tidal risk is likely to be in the evening of Thursday through to Friday. Tide levels will be high over the entire period on each high tide. The tidal situation is predicted to improve over the weekend. The winds are forecast to be force 4-5 through the period. The wind will be from a Southerly direction through the evening of Thursday. On Friday, the predicted wind direction is for South Westerly winds. On Saturday, the wind is from a Westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate to large. 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 and could contain debris, particularly in exposed locations. Please take additional care over the periods of high tides due to the risk of debris and wave overtopping at exposed locations.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Apr 2020 17:05
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days from Thursday 9th April to Saturday 11th April. The winds is forecast to be force 3 from an Easterly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be small. Be careful on coastal footpaths, roads and low lying land.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Apr 2020 20:51
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days with the highest tide forecast to be at 08:00 am (BST) on Thursday morning, 9th April. Weather conditions are forecast to remain calm with a light to moderate South Easterly breeze and a slight sea state. Be careful on coastal roads and footpaths and low lying land.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 16:25
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days until Friday 13th March 2020. The winds are forecast to be force 4 to 7 beaufort scale from a west south westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be large. Be careful on beaches, roads and low-lying land. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 09:40
South West
High tides are predicted today on Sunday the 16th February. Impacts at most sites is likely to be minor, with only very small likelihood of wave overtopping at the most exposed locations. Impacts are likely to be greatest in estuary areas where the combination of high tides and high river flows will elevate water levels. PLEASE NOTE THE ROAD AT NEWGALE IS CLOSED DUE TO HIGH RIVER LEVELS. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 15:32
South West
The peak astronomical tide of the current series of large spring tides has now passed but a new Atlantic depression will produce a significant surge component for the morning tide on Thursday the 13th of February. The time of high-water on Thursday the 13th of February will be approximately 9:00 a.m. The wind is forecast to be Force 6 and from a west-northwest direction. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads, low lying land and areas close to estuaries. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 15:01
South West
Following the passage of Storm Ciara, wind strengths, tidal surge and wave heights remain high but are generally dropping slowly for the peak of the Spring tides on Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th of February. However, impacts are still expected around the coast so please continue to avoid coastal areas at high tide. High water levels, sea spray and wave overtopping may still be possible at some locations. The weather patterns remain unsettled this week so we will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 10:05
South West
Tides are rising towards a period of spring tides. In tide tables, these peak on Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th of February. Values in tide tables for Sunday are not especially large, however, they are forecast to coincide with storm Ciara; this storm is expected to create strong winds, tidal surge and large waves. Particularly during Sunday impacts are expected around the coast. Please avoid coastal areas at high tide as there could be dangerous conditions: strong winds; sea spray; and wave overtopping at the most exposed locations. Wave overtopping can be dangerous and can contain debris. Although the forecast currently highlights Sunday, impacts are likely to continue during high tides into Monday and for the remainder of next week with the unsettled weather conditions expected to continue. Will we continue to monitor the situation and update this message as required.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jan 2020 14:23
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days until Wednesday 15th January. Offshore waves are expected to be large. Be careful on beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 20:09
South West
High tides are predicted over the weekend, between 7am Saturday 14th December 2019 and 8pm Sunday 15th December 2019. The wind is forecast to be force 8 from a Westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads and low-lying land close to the estuary. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 11:28
South West
Tidal alert levels are expected to be exceeded at several locations along the Pembrokeshire Coast for the evening tide on Wednesday the 27th of November. The high tide on Wednesday evening will occur at 18:45GMT at Milford Haven. The wind is forecast to be force 5 and from a west north-west direction. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads and low-lying land. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Nov 2019 14:48
South West
High tides are predicted from Monday evening the 25th of November, until Thursday morning the 28th of November. The highest tides in this period are currently expected to occur on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning as tides coincide with a low-pressure weather system likely to generate moderate amounts of tidal surge and large offshore waves. Winds over this period will be changeable, on Tuesday winds are generally expected from a more southerly direction force 6 to 7, changing to a more northerly direction on Wednesday morning, force 5 to 6. Flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible over this period, especially on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning. Extra care should be taken around the coast during periods of high tide, locations exposed to wave action may experience sea spray and wave overtopping; this water can be dangerous and may contain debris. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Sep 2019 15:13
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days from Friday 27th September 2019 until Wednesday 2nd October 2019. Tides are expected to peak on Sunday and Monday evenings tide, 7.79m in Milford Haven. The winds are forecast to be force 5 beaufort scale from a westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be large. Be careful on beaches, coastal footpaths, roads, and low lying land. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Aug 2019 14:27
South West
High tides are predicted over the weekend between Friday evening the 30th August and Monday morning 2nd September. The winds are forecast to be between force 4 and force 6 from a general westerly direction over the weekend. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate in size. Impacts are generally expected to be minor, with limited flooding to low-lying land in estuary locations potentially affecting some footpaths, roads and car parks. Small amounts of wave overtopping are expected at some of the more exposed locations mostly during Saturday. Caution should be undertaken around times of high tides. We will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2019 16:54
South West
High tides continue to be predicted for the next couple of days, until Saturday mornings high tide on the 23rd February 2019 at 08:45AM in Milford Haven. The wind is forecast to be force 4-5 from a south easterly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be moderate to large. Be careful on beaches, coastal footpaths, roads, and low-lying land. Be careful as sea spray and waves could be dangerous and could contain debris.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2019 15:22
South West
High tides are predicted over the next few days into the weekend. Winds over this period are generally forecast to be between force 5 to force 7 from a South-South Westerly direction. Offshore waves are likely to be moderate in size. High water levels are likely to be experienced at all locations around the coast, affecting low lying land and roads. At sites exposed to wave action minor wave and spray overtopping is possible. Be careful on beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths, roads and low lying land close to the estuary. We will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2019 14:58
South West
High tides are predicted for the morning high-water at 8:15am on Friday the 8th of February. The winds are forecast to be Gale Force 8 from a south-westerly direction. Offshore waves are expected to be large. 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 and could contain debris.


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.