Flood Alert Info - The Essex coast from Leigh on Sea, to and including, Hadleigh Marshes, and Two Tree Island

Area Description

The Essex coast from Leigh on Sea, to and including, Hadleigh Marshes, and Two Tree Island.
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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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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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 18 Jan 2018 12:56
This message has been issued because strong winds and spring tides may cause large waves and spray overtopping on the coast. Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. The current forecast is for a single risk tide only, with no indication of later tides causing concern. High water is due at Southend at 1:15 pm, on Thursday 18 January 2018. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 3.80mAODN, which is 1.09m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 6, westerly. (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables).