Flood Alert Info - Coastal areas of Hastings seafront

Area Description

Coastal areas of Hastings between White Rock and Rock-a-Nore Road.
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

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

Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 16:49
English Channel
Tuesday afternoon's tide at 12:30 on 11/02/2020 is forecast to be 20cm lower than recent days. However the tide will still be higher than normal due to unsettled weather with strong Westerly Force 7 winds and large waves. The weather increases tide table values by 0.32 m. The total forecast tide is 7.80 metres Chart Datum (4.15 mAOD) at Eastbourne. For 2 hours either side of high water, spray overtopping of defences will affect Carlisle Parade, Hastings. Water will flow across the road at Rock a Nore Parade. Tuesday and Wednesday evening's tides will be a little higher again and further minor flooding is expected over those high waters. We continue to monitor the forecast. Avoid walking or cycling at Hastings sea front. Spray and waves will contain and scatter shingle which is dangerous. The tide will also wash across some walking routes. We will update this message by 17:00 on 11/02/2020


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 15:08
English Channel
Tuesday's early morning tide at 00:15 on 11/02/2020 is higher than normal due to high tides and Force 8 winds and large waves. The weather increases tide table values by 0.47 m. The total forecast tide is 7.98 metres Chart Datum (4.33 mAOD) at Eastbourne. For 2 hours either side of high water, spray overtopping of defences will affect Carlisle Parade, Hastings. Water will flow across the road at Rock a Nore Parade. There are high tides and large waves forecast until Thursday 13/02/2020. Tuesday's tide at 12:30 will be lower, but could still cause minor impacts. We continue to monitor the forecast. Avoid walking or cycling at Hastings sea front. Spray and waves will contain and scatter shingle which is dangerous. The tide will also wash across some walking routes. We will update this message by 17:00 on 10/02/2020 with information of the high tide at 12:30 on 11/02/2020


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 17:03
English Channel
Monday morning's tide at 11:45 on 10/02/2020 is higher than normal due to Storm Ciara which brings strong Force 7 westerly winds and large waves. The weather increases tide table values by 0.54 m. The total forecast tide is 7.88 metres Chart Datum (4.23 mAOD) at Eastbourne. For 2 hours either side of high water, spray overtopping of defences will affect the road at Carlisle Parade, Hastings. Strong winds and large waves are expected from 08:00 on Sunday 09/02/2020 as Storm Ciara passes across the South East. There is a risk of minor flooding from spray. High tides, large waves and the risk of flooding will remain similar until Thursday 13/02/2020. We continue to monitor the forecast. Avoid walking or cycling at Hastings sea front. Spray and waves will contain and scatter shingle which is dangerous. The tide will also wash across some walking routes. We will update this message by 19:00 on 10/02/2020 in advance of the next high tide at 00:45 on 11/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 15:36
English Channel
Sunday evening's tide at 00:30 on 30/09/2019 will be higher than normal due to unsettled weather with strong South Westerly Force 6 winds. The weather increases tide table values by 0.22 m (surge). The forecast tide is 8.01 metres Chart Datum (4.36 mAOD) at Eastbourne. For two hours either side of high tide, spray from the large waves is expected to affect Carlisle Parade, Hastings. The tide is expected to be across the road at Rock a Nore Parade. Tides are forecast to be of a similar height until Wednesday (2/10/2019) but with wave heights decreasing, flood risk should reduce. We continue to monitor tide levels and forecasts and update our messages. Stormy seas are dangerous, be careful if visiting Hastings sea front at high tide this weekend. We will remove this message by 12:00 on 30/09/2019.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 16:01
English Channel
Sunday afternoon's tide at 12:15 on 29/09/2019 will be higher than normal due to unsettled weather with strong South Westerly Force 6 winds. The weather increases tide table values by 0.2 m (surge). The forecast tide is 8.01 m Chart Datum (4.36 mAOD) at Eastbourne. For two hours either side of high tide, spray is expected to affect Carlisle Parade, Hastings. The tide is expected to be across the road at Rock a Nore Parade. Tides are forecast to be of a similar height and generate similar impacts until Wednesday (2/10/2019), with Tuesday lunchtime's tide higher than Sunday's by 10cm and the highest in the set. We continue to monitor tide levels and forecasts and update our messages. Stormy seas are dangerous. Be careful if visiting Hastings sea front over high tide this weekend. We will update this message by 16:00 on 29/09/2019.