Flood Alert Info - Beaulieu estuary

Area Description

Beaulieu estuary and the coast from Thorns Marsh to Needs Ore Point.
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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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 18:15
The Solent
Tuesday afternoon's tide at 13:18 on 01/10/2019 is higher than normal due to unsettled weather with strong South Westerly Force 5 winds. The weather increases tide table values by 0.28 m (surge). The forecast tide is 4.16 metres Chart Datum (2.16 mAOD) at Beaulieu. In magnitude, impacts will be similar to those observed at lunchtime today. For 30 minutes either side of high tide, water will flood into the garden of the Mill House on the downstream side of the Mill Pond. Minor flooding of Palace Lane could also occur. After this tide‚ the weather becomes more settled and no further impacts are expected along the south coast. We continue to monitor forecasts and tide levels. For safety, please take care if walking near or driving through flooded roads in the village at high tide. We will remove this message by 18:00 on 01/10/2019


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 07:32
The Solent
On Monday 30th September 2019 at 12:37, the forecast tide level at Beaulieu is high, but is much more typical of a normal high spring tide. The forecast water level is 4 metres Chart Datum (2.0 mAOD). Winds are light South Westerly Force 3. We are not expecting impacts from this tide. On Tuesday afternoon (01/10/2019) at 13:20, forecast levels are a little higher. We will update this message with forecast information and a description of impacts for Tuesday’s tide by 18:00 on 30/09/2019.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 17:00
The Solent
Early Monday morning's tide at 00:12 on 30/09/2019 is higher than normal due to unsettled weather with light Westerly Force 4 winds. The weather increases tide table values by 0.28 m (surge). The forecast tide is 4.12 metres Chart Datum (2.12 mAOD) at Beaulieu. This alert is being issued as a precautionary measure, taking into account an underperformance in the forecast tide level last night. Any impact will be minor, and less than observed earlier today. For 30 minutes either side of high tide, water may flood into the garden of the mill house on the downstream side of the Mill Pond. Minor flooding of Palace Lane could also occur. Until Tuesday evening (01/10/2019)‚ tides are high enough to cause minor impacts at each high water. We continue to monitor forecasts. We'll issue further advice. For safety, please take care if driving through the village at high tide. We will update this message by 10:00 on 30/09/2019


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 17:28
The Solent
The forecast tide tomorrow lunchtime is a similar height to the tide experienced at lunchtime today. At time of high tide water may impact the garden of the mill house on the downstream side of the Mill Pond and cause some minor flood impacts on Palace Lane. This Flood Alert will be updated by 18:00 on 04/01/2018 Time and date of high water 12:11 on 04/01/2018 Forecast high water level at Beaulieu 2.20 mAOD or 4.20 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 7


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 20:18
The Solent
The forecast tide is slightly higher than normal . Impacts will be relatively minor but the tide may affect the garden of the mill house on the downstream side of the Mill Pond for a short period of time at high tide. This Flood Alert will be updated by 16:00 on 03/01/2018. Time and date of high water 11:23 on 03/01/2018 Forecast high water level at Beaulieu 2.13 mAOD or 4.13 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 8


Flood Alert issued on 20 Oct 2017 19:22
The Solent
On Saturday, Storm Brian brings strong winds, large waves and water levels higher than a normal high spring tide. The tide may flood the garden of the mill house on the downstream side of the Mill Pond. Water will also flow out across the grass towards Palace Lane. Internal property flooding is not expected. This Flood Alert will be removed around 1600hrs on 21/10/2017 when coastal conditions will have returned to normal. Time and date of high water 12:28 on 21/10/2017 Forecast high water level at Beaulieu 2.22 mAOD or 4.22 mCD Forecast wind direction South Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 8