Flood Warning Info - North Sea Coast at Hornsea

Area Description

The Leisure Centre, properties around the leisure centre, and the area behind South Promenade as far as Hornsea Burton Road, including Grainger Road and Pasture Road.

This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning Currently in Force

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 26 Oct 2018 15:11
North Sea
Strong to gale force winds combined with high tides are creating large waves along the Yorkshire coast. Overtopping waves and wind blown spray are expected to affect the North and South Promenades of Hornsea tomorrow morning, Saturday 27th October, in particular between 06:00 and 08:00. The flood gates allowing access to the beach have been closed. Strong winds and large waves are expected to continue throughout the weekend so please take care in coastal locations and stay away from large waves as they can be dangerous. We will update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Oct 2018 16:40
North Sea
This flood warning for the North Sea at Hornsea has been issued in response to high astronomical tides and wave action which is forecast to affect the Hornsea area on Thursday 11th October between 6.30am and 8am. During these times, wave action and windblown spray may affect the coastal promenade and roads, and may be accompanied by debris, creating hazardous conditions. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 10:11
North Sea
This flood warning has been issued because a combination of high tides, wind and waves are expected to cause overtopping in the North Promenade area of Hornsea around the high tide on Monday evening (2nd April) between 6.30pm and 8.30pm. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2018 12:28
North Sea
This flood warning remains in force for the evening high tide on Thursday 1st February between 16:45 and 18:15. A combination of high astronomical tides, wave action and onshore wind direction is expected to generate some overtopping of waves and spray between these times. During these times it is possible that debris may accompany wave action with areas near the coast and beaches being at particular risk. Unsettled weather conditions are expected again on Friday 2nd February before improving into the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message with new forecast information.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2018 16:17
North Sea
This flood warning has been issued for the high tides on Thursday 1st February for the morning tide between 04:30 and 06:00 and then again for the afternoon tide between 16:45 and 18:15. A combination of high astronomical tides, wave action and onshore wind direction is expected to generate some overtopping of waves and spray between these times. During these times it is possible that debris may accompany wave action with areas near the coast and beaches being at particular risk. Unsettled weather conditions are expected again on Friday 2nd February before improving into the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message with new forecast information.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Jan 2018 12:03
North Sea
This flood warning is in force during the evening high tide on Thursday 4th January. Peak spring tides coinciding with unsettled weather is leading to wave overtopping and spray being forecast at Hornsea between 18:00 and 18:45. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this warning with the latest forecast information.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Jan 2018 13:46
North Sea
This flood warning is in force during the evening high tide on Wednesday 3rd January. Peak spring tides coinciding with unsettled weather is leading to wave overtopping and spray being forecast at Hornsea between 17:15 and 19:30. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this warning with the latest forecast information.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 16:57
North Sea
This flood warning is in force during the morning high tide on Wednesday 3rd January. Peak spring tides coinciding with unsettled weather is leading to wave overtopping and spray being forecast at Hornsea between 05:15 and 06:30. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this alert with the latest forecast information.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Dec 2017 13:48
North Sea
This warning is in force for the high tide on Friday 8th December. Over-topping waves and wind-blown spray can be expected to affect the Hornsea area between 19:30 and 21:00. As waves come over the sea walls, water may collect on nearby roads. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Dec 2017 14:12
North Sea
The Flood Warning has been issued as overtopping waves and spray are expected to affect Hornsea between 18:45 and 21:00 this evening, Thursday 7th December. Properties along the front, along with roads and paths in the South Promenade and Marine Drive areas are likely to be affected. Strong winds and large waves are expected to continue into Friday and the weekend. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Nov 2017 15:37
North Sea
A flood warning is in place for the North Sea Coast at Hornsea North Prom Stage 1, with tides at their highest on Saturday 4 November between 04:00pm and 05:15pm, and then on Sunday 5 November between 04:00am and 05:30am, and again between 04:30pm and 06:00pm. Weather conditions remain unsettled with changing winds. There is an increased risk of overtopping caused by wind and wave action. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Oct 2017 14:24
North Sea
This flood warning is in force for the afternoon high tide on Thursday 5th October and the following morning high tide on Friday 6th October. Overtopping and windblown spray is forecast in the Hornsea North Promenade area between 4:30pm and 6:30pm on Thursday, and again between 04:15am and 07:00am on Friday. High astronomical tide levels accompanied by strong north westerly winds may lead to increased spray and wave action over the next few days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this warning with the latest forecast information.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2017 20:14
North Sea
This flood warning is in force for the morning high tide on Thursday 5th October. Overtopping and windblown spray is forecast in the Hornsea North Promenade area between 4:30am and 5:45am. High astronomical tide levels accompanied by strong northerly winds may lead to increased spray and wave action over the next few days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this warning with the latest forecast information.