Flood Warning Info - Hamble estuary

Area Description

Tidal areas of the Hamble estuary, including Hamble, Bursledon, and Warsash.
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 9 Feb 2020 12:37
Hamble Estuary, Southampton Water
Monday morning's tide at 11:34 and 13:39 on 10/02/2020 is higher than normal due to Storm Ciara, which brings strong South Westerly Force 7 winds. The weather increases tide table values by 0.58 m. The total forecast tide is 5.38 metres Chart Datum (2.64 mAOD) at Southampton. For 1 hour either side of high water, the tide could come close to, or cause isolated property flooding at The Quay and Rope Walk (near the main slipway) and Hamble. Shore Road Car Park, boat yards and Marinas at Bursledon and Swanwick will also experience impacts. At 23:57 on 10/02/2020 the tide is lower, but minor impacts may still occur. We may issue further advice tomorrow. We continue to monitor the forecast. If you have flood protection, please install it 1 hour before high tide. We will update this message by 16:00 on 10/02/2020.