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 9 Feb 2020 18:00
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses between 11:45am and 1:45pm tomorrow, Monday 10th February. High tides are expected as spring tides coincide with a surge. Areas most at risk are Chandlers Quay, Chelmer Terrace, the Hythe and promenade park. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Clacton of 3.27mAODN at 12:45pm, on Monday 10th February, which is 0.81m above tide tables, wind Force 7, SW. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more information refer to local tide tables). The preceding overnight tide at 12:15am is not anticipated to result in any flooding. High levels can be expected 2hrs before and after the peak time at Clacton. Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in danger. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.
Flood Warning issued on 5 Oct 2017 14:54
This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides. Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. The forecast indicates a series of risk tides for the next 48hrs. We will update this message before each high tide. High water is due at Clacton at 00:45am, on Friday 6th October 2017. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 3.28mAODN, which is 0.56m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 6, North-Westerly (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). High levels can be expected for 2hrs before and after the peak time at Clacton. Areas most at risk are around Fullbridge, Chandlers Quay and waterside properties at the Hythe. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.