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 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.