Flood Warning Info - Humber estuary at West Hessle foreshore

Area Description

North bank of Humber estuary to the west of Humber Bridge.
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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2022 11:12
Humber estuary
This flood warning for the Humber estuary at West Hessle foreshore has been issued as strong winds are expected to cause waves and spray overtopping from 8 PM to 10:30 PM on Sunday 20/02/2022.. Areas most at risk include North bank of Humber estuary to the west of Humber Bridge, particularly around West Hessle foreshore. We will continue to monitoring the situation. Consider activating any property flood protection products and start acting on your flood plan if you have one. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. Please stay away from beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as the expected large waves and spray will be dangerous. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2022 12:26
Humber estuary
This flood warning for the Humber estuary at West Hessle foreshore has been issued as strong winds are expected to cause waves and spray overtopping on the Humber estuary this evening Friday 18/02/2022. Areas most at risk include North bank of Humber estuary to the west of Humber Bridge, particularly around West Hessle foreshore. Overtopping waves and spray are expected from 07:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Unsettled conditions are expected to continue so alerts and warnings may be required over the weekend. We will continue to liaise with local authorities and keep closely monitoring the situation. Consider activating any property flood protection products and start acting on your flood plan if you have one. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. Please stay away from beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as the expected large waves and spray will be dangerous. This message will be updated by 9:00 PM on 18/02/2022, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Nov 2021 19:28
Humber estuary
Spring tides and strong winds are forecast to bring high levels and large waves along the Humber estuary on Sunday 7th November. The area most at risk are the North Bank of the Humber estuary at West Hessle foreshore around the Humber Bridge. Some of the highest tides of the year are expected over this weekend, and the forecast shows that, due to the local weather conditions, Sunday morning’s tide will be particularly high. The highest levels are expected on Sunday morning around 06:30-08:00. Our operational staff will be out inspecting our flood defences before and after the peak tides, and we are liaising closely with our partners. Please keep away from flood water and to report an issue relating to river, tidal or coastal flooding, call our Incident Hotline number 0800 80 70 60. Be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation via our Check for Flooding Service on Gov.UK or via Floodline number 0345 988 1188. This message will be updated after 08:00 on Sunday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Nov 2020 20:58
Humber estuary
This Flood Warning has been issued as strong to gale force winds combined with high tidal levels in the River Humber are expected to create overtopping waves and wind-blown spray at Hessle Foreshore tomorrow morning between 09:00 and 10:30, Thursday 19/11/20. Please stay away from frontages around Hessle Foreshore as large waves can be dangerous. Strong winds and large waves are expected to continue during Thursday, and so further Flood Alerts and Warnings may be issued for subsequent tides. Activate your flood plan and check gov.uk/flood for future updates. We are constantly monitoring the situation and will update this message by 10am on Thursday, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2020 14:45
Humber estuary
This flood warning has been issued as a result of high spring tides. Tides will be at their highest between 05:15 and 09:00 tomorrow, 16/11/2020. Flooding to properties, roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Areas most at risk are Humber frontages to the west of the Humber Bridge at Hessle foreshore. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 12:43
Humber estuary
We expect waves and spray to affect coastal areas as a result of high spring tides. Consequently, flooding is expected between 20:30 and 21:45 today, 11/03/2020. Areas most at risk are around Country Park Inn, Hessle. We are closely monitoring the forecast. Please be careful along coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated on Wednesday afternoon 11/03/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Feb 2020 07:36
Humber estuary
This flood warning remains in force due to strong winds associated with Storm Ciara, combined with high tides which will drive wave and spray overtopping of coastal defences at high tides. Areas of particular concern are exposed promenades and frontages at Country Park Inn, Hessle. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. We will update this message within 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 23:08
Humber estuary
This flood warning remains in force due to strong winds associated with Storm Ciara, combined with high tides which will drive wave and spray overtopping of coastal defences at high tides. Areas of particular concern are exposed promenades and frontages at Country Park Inn, Hessle. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. We will update this message before 09:00 on Wednesday, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 20:50
Humber estuary
This flood warning remains in force due to strong winds associated with Storm Ciara, combined with high tides which will drive wave and spray overtopping of coastal defences on Tuesday evening (11/02/20). Areas of particular concern are exposed promenades and frontages at Country Park Inn, Hessle, between the hours of 18:50 and 22:35. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. We will update this message before 09:00 on Wednesday, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 13:53
Humber estuary
This flood warning remains in force due to strong winds associated with Storm Ciara, combined with high tides will drive wave and spray overtopping of coastal defences on Tuesday morning (11/02/20). Areas of particular concern are exposed promenades and frontages at Country Park Inn, Hessle, between the hours of 18:50 and 22:35 this evening. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 04:38
Humber estuary
This flood warning remains in force due to strong winds associated with Storm Ciara, combined with high tides will drive wave and spray overtopping of coastal defences on Tuesday morning (11/02/20). Areas of particular concern are exposed promenades and frontages at Country Park Inn, Hessle, between the hours of 07:00 and 09:15 in the morning and 18:45 and 21:30 in the evening. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 20:46
Humber estuary
This flood warning is in force due to strong winds associated with Storm Ciara, combined with high tides will drive wave and spray overtopping of coastal defences on Tuesday morning (11/02/20). Areas of particular concern are exposed promenades and frontages at Country Park Inn, Hessle, between the hours of 07:00 and 09:15 in the morning and 18:45 and 21:30 in the evening. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 13:29
Humber estuary
This flood warning is in force due to strong winds associated with Storm Ciara, combined with high tides will drive wave and spray overtopping of coastal defences on Monday evening (10/02/20). Areas of particular concern are exposed promenades and frontages at Country park Inn, Hessle, between the hours of 18:15 and 20:30. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 21:58
Humber estuary
This flood warning is in force due to overtopping waves and windblown spray that are expected between 05:45 and 08:45 tomorrow morning 10/02/20. This is a result of Storm Ciara causing strong winds and large waves due to high astronomical tides. Our area incident room is open and we are closely monitoring the forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or sooner, if the situation should change.