Flood Warning Info - The Essex coast at Coalhouse Fort and surrounding marshland

Area Description

The Essex coast at Coalhouse Fort and surrounding marshland at East Tilbury.
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.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • 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 19 Nov 2020 10:41
Thames Estuary
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses between 12:45pm and 4:45pm today Thursday 19th November 2020. Tides are expected to be higher than usual, due to forecast weather conditions and surge coinciding with the high tide. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Southend of 4.09 mAODN at 2:45pm today, which is 1.18m above tide tables, wind Force 5, North North Westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation and are not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue anything else for the following tide.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Nov 2020 08:33
Thames Estuary
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 11:30am and 3:30pm on Tuesday 17th November 2020. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Southend of 3.56mAODN at 1:30pm today which is 0.18m above tide tables, wind force 5, south-westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more information refer to local tide tables). You are advised to stay away from at risk areas and take care next to the coast. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2020 15:11
Thames Estuary
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 11:00pm on Monday 16th November and 3:00am on Tuesday 17th November 2020. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Southend of 3.50mAODN at 1:00am tonight which is 0.38m above tide tables, wind force 6, south-westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more information refer to local tide tables). You are advised to stay away from at risk areas and take care next to the coast. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2020 08:32
Thames Estuary
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 10:45am and 2:45pm on Monday 16th November 2020. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Southend of 3.71mAODN at 12:45pm today which is 0.35m above tide tables, wind force 6, westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more information refer to local tide tables). You are advised to stay away from at risk areas and take care next to the coast. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Oct 2020 16:10
Thames Estuary
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 12:09am and 4:09am on Saturday the 3rd of October 2020. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Southend of 3.46 mAODN at 2:09am tomorrow which is 0.61m above tide tables, wind Force 6, East North Easterly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). The current series of high spring tides has now reached its peak and will fall away over the next few days. You are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.