Flood Alert Info - Humber estuary from Lords Clough to Hessle Haven

Area Description

The Humber Estuary from Lords Clough to Hessle Haven, including the river frontage in Hull.
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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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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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


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2018 13:55
The Humber
The flood alert remains in force for Friday 2nd March’s evening high tide between 6pm and 9pm. Strong easterly winds continue to drive waves in the estuary. This combined with high tides are expected to cause wave splash and windblown spray along the Humber frontage to the west of the city, in particular the St Andrew Quay area. We can expect similar conditions there to those experience during the morning tide on Friday 2nd March. This may cause some localised ponding of water. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2018 11:23
The Humber
This Flood Alert has been issued for the high tide on Thursday 1st March between 5pm and 8pm as well as the high tide on the morning of Friday 2nd March between 6am and 8:30am. Strong easterly winds combined with high tides are expected to cause large waves within the estuary. These will cause some wave splash and windblown spray along the Humber frontage to the west of the city, in particular the St Andrew Quay area. This may cause some localised ponding of water. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 12:22
Humber Estuary
This Flood Alert is in force as overtopping waves and wind-blown spray are possible along the River Humber, this is because of strong westerly winds combined with high astronomic tide levels. The Hull Barrier is likely to be operated for tonight and tomorrow mornings high tides. Tidal and weather conditions are expected to improve in the Humber later in the week.