Flood Alert Info - Tidal areas of Newhaven

Area Description

Tidal areas of Newhaven including Newhaven Marina, West Quay, Riverside North, Denton Island, and the East bank.
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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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 4 Jan 2018 16:36
English Channel
The tide tonight Thursday 4 January 2018 into Friday 5 January 2018 should not be significantly higher than we’ve seen in recent days. Any impacts should be minimal and localised but we are not expecting any flooding to properties. The forecast for Friday afternoon remains a little unsettled, but it is possible a Flood Alert may be reissued. We shall update this message by 10:00 Friday 5 January 2018 with our best assessment of potential impacts. Time and date of high water 01:00 on 05/01/2018 Predicted astronomical tide level 3.51 mAOD Forecast surge height 0.14 m Forecast high water level at Newhaven 3.65 mAOD or 7.17 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 7


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 07:42
English Channel
Strong winds and large waves shall return for lunchtime’s tide Thursday 4 Jan 2018, but less stormy than Wednesday. Tide levels are expected to be only 20 centimetres higher than Wednesday so similar impacts are expected. Water levels will be high through Newhaven. Small amounts of water may affect North Quay, Railway Quay and water may also back up through the drains. Take care if visiting the coast. Install flood protection products if available. Tides will likely decrease over the coming days. This message will be updated by 17:00 Thursday 4 January 2018. Time and date of high water 12:30 on 04/01/2018 Predicted astronomical tide level 3.53 mAOD Forecast surge height 0.43 m Forecast high water level at Newhaven 3.96 mAOD or 7.48 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 8


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 15:21
English Channel
Storm Eleanor will ease but strong winds, large waves and a higher than average tide will continue tonight. Impacts should be less than today, but water levels will be high through Newhaven. Small amounts of water may affect North Quay, Railway Quay, Riverside North and the Rec Ground. And may also back up through the drains. A Flood Alert will remain in force for Thursday 4 Jan with a comparable tide to Wednesday. Tides do not fall significantly until the weekend, but with wind and waves easing the overall flood risk should reduce. Take care if visiting the coast. Install flood protection products if available. This message will be updated by 11:00 Thursday 4 January 2018. Time and date of high water 00:15 on 04/01/2018 Predicted astronomical tide level 3.54 mAOD Forecast surge height 0.31 m Forecast high water level at Newhaven 3.85 mAOD or 7.37 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 5


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 19:55
English Channel
This message is being issued for the high tide on Wednesday 3 January at 11:45, when strong winds, large waves and a higher than average tide are forecast to coincide. At high tide water levels will be high up slipways through Newhaven. Water will affect areas of North Quay, Railway Quay, Riverside North and the Recreation Ground. Water may also back up through the drains. We are monitoring conditions and are ready to respond to any flooding. Tide levels are high over the next 48 hours and further Flood Alerts will be issued. This message will be updated by 15:00 Wednesday 3 January. Time and date of high water 11:45 on 03/01/2018 Predicted astronomical tide level 3.55 mAOD Forecast surge height 0.35 m Forecast high water level at Newhaven 3.90 mAOD or 7.42 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 8