Flood Warning Info - Cowes, East Cowes, and Newport

Area Description

Coastal areas at Cowes and East Cowes, and tidal areas of Newport.
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 12:43
The Solent, English Channel
Monday morning's tide at 11:37 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 5.03 metres Chart Datum (2.44 mAOD) at Cowes. For 1 hour either side of high water, the tide could come close to affecting a small number of properties at Medina Road, the Arcade, and Cowes High Street near to the Red Jet terminal. Road flooding is expected along the Esplanade, The Parade, Albany Road, York Avenue, Castle Street, Well Road East Cowes and at The Quay, Newport. At 00:09 on Tuesday 11/02/2020‚ tide levels are much lower, but very minor impact flooding may still occur. We'll issue further advice tomorrow. We continue to monitor the forecast. If you have flood protection, please install it 1 hour before high tide. Move cars from seafront car parks. We will update this message by 16:00 on 10/02/2020.