Flood Warning Info - East Sussex coast at Denge Marsh

Area Description

Denge Marsh, including Coastguard Cottages and Midrips Cottages, East of Jury's Gap.
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.

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:

Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 1 Oct 2019 10:20
English Channel, South Coast
This Flood Warning has been issued as large waves and high tides along the south coast have been removing shingle from Denge Beach, increasing risk of property flooding. Flooding is possible at high tide this afternoon between 12pm and 3:30pm, Tuesday 01/10/2019. Properties particularly at risk include the Coastguard Cottages and Midrips Cottages, East of Jury’s Gap. Our staff are on site to replenish the shingle and will remain on site to assess further damage. High tides will continue to increase the risk of flooding until Wednesday evening, 02/10/2019. Our incident response staff have been liaising with emergency services. Please be careful along the beach, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads, as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated by 21:00 on Tuesday 01/10/19, or sooner if the situation changes. More detailed information for those who need it: total water level for Rye is forecast to be 4.81mAOD at 13:45 on 01/10/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 20:12
English Channel, South Coast
High tides and winds have been generating large waves along the south coast, removing the shingle from Denge Beach. Tides will start to rise on Monday evening, and will be at their highest from 23:00 Monday 30/09/2019 to 02:00 on Tuesday 01/10/2019. Our staff are on site to replenish the shingle and will remain on site to assess further damage. A sequence of high tides will continue to increase the risk of flooding through to Wednesday 02/10/2019, particularly at Coastguard Cottages and Midrips Cottages, East of Jury’s Gap. Flooding to properties and local roads is possible during high tides. Our incident response staff have been liaising with the emergency services. Please be careful along the beach, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads, as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated by 09:00 on Tuesday 01/10/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 13:10
English Channel, South Coast
High tides and winds have been generating large waves along the south coast, removing the shingle from Denge Beach. The Monday lunchtime tide has now peaked and tide levels will continue to fall over the next few hours. Tides will start to rise again later on Monday evening and will be at their highest between 23:00 and 02:00 on Tuesday 1 October. Our staff are on site to replenish the shingle and will remain on site to assess further damage. A sequence of high tides will continue to increase the risk of flooding through to Wednesday 2 October, particularly at Coastguard Cottages and Midrips Cottages, East of Jury’s Gap. Flooding to properties and local roads is possible during high tides. Our incident response staff have been liaising with the emergency services. Please be careful along the beach, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads, as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated by 21:00 on Monday 30 September.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 05:06
English Channel, South Coast
High tides have been generating large waves along the south coast, removing the shingle from Denge Beach. This evenings tide has now peaked and tide levels will continue to fall over the next few hours. Tides will start to rise again later on Monday morning and will be at their highest between 1100 and 1500 on Monday 30 September. Our staff will be on site early on Monday 30 September to assess any damage to the defence and replenish the shingle when safe to do so. A sequence of high tides will continue to increase the risk of flooding through to Wednesday 2 October, particularly at Coastguard Cottages and Midrips Cottages, East of Jury’s Gap. Flooding to properties and local roads is possible during high tides. Our incident response staff have been liaising with the emergency services. Please be careful along the beach, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads, as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated by 1500 on Monday 30 September.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 18:33
English Channel, South Coast
The high tides have been creating large waves along the south coast, removing the shingle from Denge Beach. Our staff have been on site replenishing the shingle when it is safe to do so, but there is a risk that the flood defence could overtop or breach during tides over the next few days. Therefore, the Coastguard Cottages and Midrips Cottages, East of Jury’s Gap are particularly at risk. Tides will be at their highest between 9:30pm and 1:30am tonight and again between 11am and 3pm on 30/09/19. Flooding to properties and local roads is possible at these times, or if the defence breaches. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and our partners. Please be careful along the beach, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads, as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated by 10am on 30/09/2019.