Flood Warning Info - Humber estuary at East Hessle foreshore

Area Description

North bank of Humber estuary to the east 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 6 Nov 2021 21:35
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 is the North Bank of the Humber estuary at Hessle foreshore. 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 09:00 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 North bank of the Humber Estuary 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 12 Feb 2020 07:12
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. Areas of particular concern are exposed promenades and frontages at Country Park Inn, Hessle and Hessle Foreshore. 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 22:47
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 and Hessle Foreshore. 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 21:15
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 (11/02/20). Areas of particular concern are exposed promenades and frontages at Country Park Inn, Hessle and Hessle Foreshore, between the hours of 19:00 and 22:35 on Tuesday 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 before 09:00 on Wednesday, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 13:47
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 (11/02/20). Areas of particular concern are exposed promenades and frontages at Country Park Inn, Hessle and Hessle Foreshore, between the hours of 19:00 and 22:35 on Tuesday 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 05:05
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 and Hessle Foreshore, between the hours of 07:00 and 09:15 and then again between 18:45 and 21:30 on Tuesday 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 21:16
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 and Hessle Foreshore, between the hours of 07:00 and 09:15 and then again between 18:45 and 21:30 on Tuesday 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 3 Jan 2018 13:41
Humber Estuary
This Flood Warning is in force for the River Humber at Hessle Foreshore. The particular area of concern is The Country Park Inn. This is because of strong westerly winds combined with high astronomic tide levels which will cause wind-blown waves and spray between 19:00 and 21:00 tonight, Wednesday 3rd January. Tidal and weather conditions are expected to improve in the Humber later in the week. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.