Flood Alert Info - Wyre Estuary

Area Description

Tiger's Tail, Wyre Dock, Burrow's Marsh, Burn Naze, Thornton, Trunnah, Stannah, Poulton-le-Fylde, Skippool, Hambleton, Cold Row, Little Singleton, Little Eccleston and Crow Woods.

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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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2018 15:50
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for tonight’s high tide. Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads, particularly in and around Hambleton. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. The tide is forecast to peak at 01:45 BST on Friday 12 October. High water levels can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. Further detail on tide levels is as follows. The high tide at 01:45 Friday morning is forecast to reach 5.17 mAOD at Hambleton and 5.03 mAOD at Fleetwood. A tidal surge of 0.13m is forecast for this tide at Fleetwood. Although astronomical spring tides are reducing, an approaching low pressure system in the Atlantic may lead to an increased tidal surge, keeping peak tides at or above the flood alert threshold. Further updates will be issued in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2018 09:42
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at lunchtime today. Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads, particularly in and around Hambleton. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No large waves are expected. The tide is forecast to peak at 13:15 BST on Thursday 11 October. High water levels can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. An additional flood alert for the high tide just after midnight on Thursday night/Friday morning is likely to be issued later on today. Further detail on tide levels is as follows. The high tide at lunchtime today is forecast to reach 5.22 mAOD at Hambleton and 5.08 mAOD at Fleetwood. A tidal surge of 0.2m is forecast for the lunchtime tide at Fleetwood. Although astronomical spring tides are reducing, an approaching low pressure system in the Atlantic may lead to an increased tidal surge, keeping peak tides at or above the flood alert threshold.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Oct 2018 14:59
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Wednesday evening into Thursday morning. Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads, particularly in and around Hambleton. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No significant wave action is expected. The tide is forecast to peak at 01:00 BST on Thursday 11 October, at a level of 5.39 mAOD at Hambleton and 5.25 mAOD at Fleetwood (which converts to 10.15 metres above local datum at Fleetwood Dock). These levels include an approximate surge of 0.1 metres. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. Additional flood alerts are likely to be issued for subsequent high tides during this high spring tide phase. Although astronomical spring tides are reducing, an approaching low pressure system in the Atlantic will lead to an increased surge keeping peak tides above the flood alert threshold


Flood Alert issued on 10 Oct 2018 07:43
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide around midday on Wednesday. Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads, particularly in and around Hambleton. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No significant wave action or surge is expected. The tide is forecast to peak at 12:45 BST on Wednesday 10 October, at a level of 5.16 mAOD at Hambleton and 5.02 mAOD at Fleetwood (which converts to 9.92 metres above local datum at Fleetwood Dock). High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. We have checked tidal defence assets and will continue to monitor the situation, issuing updates as required. Additional flood alerts are likely to be issued for subsequent high tides during this high spring tide phase.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Oct 2018 14:57
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning. Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads, particularly in and around Hambleton. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No significant wave action or surge is expected. The tide is forecast to peak at 00:30 BST on Wednesday 10 October, at a level of 5.36 mAOD at Hambleton and 5.23 mAOD at Fleetwood (which converts to 10.13 metres above local datum at Fleetwood Dock). High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. We have checked tidal defence assets and will continue to monitor the situation, issuing updates as required. Additional flood alerts are likely to be issued for subsequent high tides during this high spring tide phase.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Oct 2018 09:19
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide early Tuesday afternoon (9 October). Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No significant wave action is expected. The tide is forecast to peak at 12:15 BST, at a level of 5.28 mAOD (which converts to 10.18 metres above local datum at Fleetwood Dock). This level includes the forecast surge of approximately 0.34 metres. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. We have checked tidal defence assets and will continue to monitor the situation, issuing updates as required. Additional flood alerts are likely to be issued for subsequent high tides during this high spring tide phase.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2018 14:13
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide early on Monday evening (8 October). Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No significant wave action is expected. The tide is forecast to peak at 23:45 BST, at a level of 5.39 mAOD (which converts to 10.29 metres above local datum at Fleetwood Dock). This level includes the forecast surge of approximately 0.34 metres. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. We have checked tidal defence assets and will continue to monitor the situation, issuing updates as required. Additional flood alerts are likely to be issued for subsequent high tides during this high spring tide phase.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Sep 2018 15:08
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tides of 5.1m AOD at Hambleton for 30 minutes before and after the peak which is forecast for 02:05am on Thursday 13/09/18. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of the high tide. We will be closely monitoring the tides and updating this message as the situation changes. The forecast is for a Force 4 Westerly wind. All times are local BST.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Sep 2018 10:08
Wyre Estuary
" A Flood Alert is in force for the high tides of 5.1m AOD at Hambleton for 30 minutes before and after the peak which is forecast for 13:50 on Wednesday 12/09/18. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of the high tide. The next high tide at 02:05am on Thursday 13/09/18 will also reach flood alert levels. We will be closely monitoring the tides and updating this message as the situation changes. The forecast is for a Force 4 Westerly wind. All times are local BST."


Flood Alert issued on 11 Sep 2018 20:34
Wyre Estuary
High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak of the High Tide at Hambleton at 5.5m AOD at 01:30am on Wednesday 12/09/18. A flood alert will remain in force for the high tides at 13:50 on Wednesday 12/09/18 and 02:05am on Thursday 13/09/18. We will be closely monitoring the situation and updating this message as the situation changes. The forecast is for a Force 5 Westerly wind. All times are local BST.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Sep 2018 15:25
Wyre Estuary


Flood Alert issued on 11 Sep 2018 08:23
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert remains in force for the high tide on Tuesday 11/09/18 at 13:10pm. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast and estuary particularly around Hambleton and Thornton. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths. Environment Agency Officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences as required. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak of the High Tide at Hambleton at 5.25m AOD at 13:10 on Tuesday 11/09/18. The following two high tides at 01:30am on Wednesday 12/09/18 and 13:50 on Wednesday 12/09/18 are also expected to reach flood alert levels, and we will be closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes. The forecast is for a Force 5 Westerley wind. For conversion between AOD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. All times are in British Summer Time.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Sep 2018 17:27
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert remains in force for the high tide on Tuesday 11/09/18 at 12:45am. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast and estuary particularly around Hambleton and Thornton. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths. Environment Agency Officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences as required. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak of the High Tide at Hambleton at 5.65m AOD at 12:45am on Tuesday 11/09/18. The following two high tides at 13:10pm on Tuesday 11/09/18 and 01:27am on Wednesday 12/09/18 are also expected to reach flood alert levels, and we will be closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes. The forecast is for a Force 6 Westerley wind. For conversion between AOD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. All times are in British Summer Time.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Sep 2018 10:49
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert remains in force for the high tides on Monday 10th September at 12:27pm. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast and estuary particularly around Hambleton. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of the high tide. Environment Agency Officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences as required. High water can be expected for 1 hour before and after the peak of the High Tide. The High Tide is forecast to peak around Hambleton at 5.17m AOD at 12:27pm on Monday. The next high tide at 12:45am on Tuesday 11th September may reach flood warning levels. Flood alerts are likely over the next few days and we will be closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes. The forecast is for a Force 5 Westerly wind. For conversion between AOD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. All times are in British Summer Time.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Sep 2018 18:27
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Monday 10th September at 12:02am. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast and estuary particularly around Hambleton. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of the high tide. Environment Agency Officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences as required. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak of the High Tide. The High Tide is forecast to peak around Hambleton at 5.7m AOD at 12:02am on Monday 10th September. The next high tide at 12:27pm on Monday may also reach flood alert levels. Flood alerts are likely over the next few days and we will be closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes. The forecast is for a Force 5 Westerley wind. For conversion between AOD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. All times are in British Summer Time.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Aug 2018 14:35
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide early on Wednesday morning (15 August). Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No significant surge or wave action is expected. The tide is forecast to peak at 02:30 BST, at a level of 5.22 mAOD (which converts to 10.12 metres above local datum at Fleetwood Dock). High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. We will continue to monitor the situation and issue updates as required. High spring tides are reducing and this is likely to be the last flood alert issued during this phase.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Aug 2018 14:57
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide early on Tuesday morning (14 August). Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No significant surge or wave action is expected. The tide is forecast to peak at 01:45 BST, at a level of 5.41 mAOD (which converts to 10.31 metres above local datum at Fleetwood Dock). High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. We will continue to monitor the situation and issue updates as required. Although the Tuesday afternoon tide is not forecast to reach flood alert level (peaking at 14:15 BST at a level of 5.04 mAOD), the alert is likely to remain in place for the Wednesday morning high tide.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Aug 2018 08:29
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for today's high tide (Monday 13 August). Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No significant surge or wave action is expected. The tide is forecast to peak at 13:30 BST, at a level of 5.22 mAOD (which converts to 10.12 metres above the local datum at Fleetwood Dock). High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. We will continue to monitor the situation and issue updates as required. Additional flood alerts are likely to be issued for subsequent high tides during this high spring tide cycle.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2018 15:30
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Sunday evening into Monday morning. Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No significant surge or wave action is expected. The tide is forecast to peak at a level of 5.41 mAOD (which converts to 10.31 metres above local datum) at 01:00 BST. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. We will continue to monitor the situation and issue updates as required. Additional flood alerts are likely to be issued for subsequent high tides during this high spring tide cycle.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2018 07:46
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the midday high tide on Sunday 12 August. Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No significant surge or wave action is expected. The tide is forecast to peak at a level of 5.17 mAOD (which converts to 10.07 metres above local datum) at 12:45 BST. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak.We will continue to monitor the situation and issue updates as required. Additional flood alerts are likely to be issued for subsequent high tides during this high spring tide cycle.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2018 13:45
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Saturday evening into the early hours on Sunday morning. Tidal flooding may occur on low lying land and roads. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and be aware of rising flood water cutting off access routes. No significant surge or wave action is expected. The tide is forecast to peak at a level of 5.19 mAOD (which translates to 10.09 metres above local datum) at 00:15 BST. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. We will continue to monitor the situation and issue updates as required. Additional flood alerts are likely to be issued for subsequent high tides during this high spring tide cycle.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jul 2018 10:16
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Monday 16th July at 02:00. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of the high tide. The place most likely to be affected is Hambleton. Environment Agency Officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak of the high tide. The high tide is forecast to peak at 02:00. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes. Detailed tidal forecast for those who use it – we forecast a tide height of 5.18mAOD in this location. For conversion between AOD and local chart or port datums, please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jul 2018 18:42
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Sunday 15th July at 01:18. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of the high tide. The place most likely to be affected is Hambleton. Environment Agency Officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak of the high tide. The high tide is forecast to peak at 01:18. The next high tide at 02:06 on Monday 16th July is also forecast to reach flood alert levels. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes. Detailed tidal forecast for those use it – we forecast a tide height of 5.17mAOD in this location. For conversion between AOD and local chart or port datums, please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2018 06:43
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide between 11:45 and 13:00 (BST) on 14/06/18, with tides at their highest 2 hours either side of this time. The Environment Agency are currently monitoring the situation. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. Force 7 South Westerly winds will be accompanied by a surge and cause waves in the estuary. People are warned to stay away from the coast. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 5.4m AOD .For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Apr 2018 15:29
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert has been issued for the Wyre Estuary for around the high astronomical tide predicted at 13:00 BST on 17/04/2018. The forecast peak water level is 5.22mAOD at 12:45 BST. The total surge is 0.47m. The wind direction will be South and wind speed Force 5 - 6.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2018 14:26
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high astronomical tide at 13:29 GMT on 05/03/2018, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades, some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers have checked defences and are monitoring sea levels and weather conditions. The peak water level is forecast to be 5.12mAOD at 13:30 GMT. This includes a positive surge of 0.33m. The wind direction will be South East and wind speed will be Force 3 to 4. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2018 15:38
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high astronomical tide at 12:50 GMT on 04/03/2018, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast . Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order, monitoring sea levels and wind directions. The tide is forecast to peak at 12:45 GMT. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 5.37 m AoD at 12:45 GMT this includes a positive surge of 0.29m. The wind direction will be East to South Easterly and wind speed will be Force 5. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2018 15:49
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Saturday 3rd March at 12:09 GMT. Strong winds are forecast to cause waves overtopping sea defences and sea spray. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of the high tide. Environment Agency Officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences. High water can be expected for 1 hour before and after the peak of the High Tide. The High Tide is forecast to peak at 12:09 GMT. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jan 2018 06:59
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Wednesday 31st January 2018 at 11.00 GMT. Strong westerly winds are forecast to cause waves overtopping sea defences and sea spray. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of the high tide. Environment Agency Officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences. High water can be expected for 1 hour before and after the peak of the High Tide. The High Tide is forecast to peak at 11:00 GMT at 5.25m including a surge of 0.4m. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 08:23
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 13:30 on 05/01/2018, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order, monitoring sea levels and wind directions. We forecast a tide height of 5.2 mAOD in this location. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation and checking tidal defences. We currently forecast that this high tide at 13:30 on 05/01/18 will not be above the Flood Warning level. We are not currently forecasting any further Flood Alerts or Flood Warnings..


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 15:28
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 01:15 on 05/01/2018, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order, monitoring sea levels and wind directions. We forecast a tide height of 5.2 mAOD in this location. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation and checking tidal defences. We currently forecast that this high tide at 01:15 on 05/01/18 will not be above the Flood Warning level. We will update this message with further information in due course. We forcast that the high tide at 13:29 on 05/01/18 to reach Flood Alert level. We will issue an update on this tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 09:31
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 12:45 on 04/01/2018, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order, monitoring sea levels and wind directions. We forecast a tide height of 5.9 mAOD in this location. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation and checking tidal defences. We currently forecast that this high tide at 12:45 on 04/01/18 will be above the Flood Warning level. We will update this message with further information in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 07:59
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 12:45 on 04/01/2018, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order, monitoring sea levels and wind directions. We forecast a tide height of 5.6 mAOD in this location. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation and checking tidal defences. We currently forecast that this high tide at 12:45 on 04/01/18 will not be above the Flood Warning level. We will update this message with further information in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 15:57
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 00:30 on 04/01/2018, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order, monitoring sea levels and wind directions. We forecast a tide height of 5.5 mAOD in this location. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation and checking tidal defences. We currently forecast that this high tide at 00:30 on 04/01/18 will not be above the Flood Warning level. We will update this message with further information in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 09:20
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 11:54 on 03/01/2018, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur to roads and some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers are on the ground ensuring defences are in good working order, monitoring sea levels and wind directions. The tide is forecast to peak between 11:24 and 12:54. We forecast a tide height of 5.59 mAOD in this location. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation and checking tidal defences. We currently forecast that the high tide at midday on 03/01/18 will not be above the Flood Warning level. We will update this message with further information in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 15:06
Wyre Estuary
This Alert is for the high tide on the Wyre Estuary at 23:30. People are advised to take additional care next to the coast and stay away from low lying land, roads and promenades. Some wave action is expected. High water levels can be expected 2 hours before and after the peak of the high tide. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation and checking tidal defences. An update will be issued if the situation changes. It is likely further Flood Alerts will be issued in this tide cycle. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level will peak at 6.23 mAOD.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 08:11
Wyre Estuary
This Alert is for the high tide on the Wyre Estuary at 12:08 on Tuesday 2nd January 2018. The main area of concern is Hambleton. People are advised to take additional care next to the coast and stay away from low lying land, roads and promenades. No significant wave action is expected. High water levels can be expected 2 hours before and after the peak of the high tide. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation and checking tidal defences. An update will be issued if the situation changes. It is likely further flood alerts will be issued for the following tide at 00:35 on Wednesday the 3rd January 2018. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level will peak at 5.14 mAOD with minimal additional surge.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2017 15:20
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert has been issued for around the high astronomical tide at 01:20 GMT on 07/12/2017. The peak water level is forecast to be 5.25mAOD at 01:15 GMT. A surge of 0.49m is forecast. Wind direction is South to South West and wind speed is 14-15 m/s. The following high astronomical tide at 13:40 GMT on 07/12/2017 is currently not forecasting to reach Flood Alert.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2017 08:58
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Wednesday 06 December at 1245 GMT. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of the high tide. Environment Agency Officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak of the High Tide. The High Tide is forecast to peak at 12:45 GMT. The following two high tides are also forecast to reach flood alert levels. They are 01:20 GMT on Thursday 07/12/17 and 13:50 on Thursday 07/12/17. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes. Detailed tidal information for the first tide: the peak is 5.26m which includes a surge of 0.16m. This is above the Flood Alert threshold of 5.1m at Hambleton.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Dec 2017 15:06
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Wednesday 06 December at 0030 GMT. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of the high tide. Environment Agency Officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak of the High Tide. The High Tide is forecast to peak at 00:30 GMT. The following three high tides are also forecast to reach flood alert levels. They are at 12:50 GMT on Wednesday 06 December, 01:20 GMT on Thursday on 07/12/17 and 13:50 on Thursday 07/12/17. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes. Detailed tidal information for the first tide: the peak is 5.2m which includes a surge of 0m. This is above the Flood Alert threshold of 5.1m at Hambleton.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Dec 2017 09:15
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on 05/12/2017. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades, some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. The tide is forecast to peak around 12:00 (GMT). We forecast that the astronomical tide of 5.23m AOD will have an negative surge of 0.09m. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AOD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. We also expect tides 2, 4 and 5 to meet the Flood Alert threshold. Environment Agency officers have checked defences and are monitoring sea levels and weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2017 14:41
Wyre Estuary
This Alert is for the high tide on the Wyre Estuary at 00:45 tomorrow morning, Tuesday 7th November. The main area of concern is Hambleton. People are advised to take additional care next to the coast and stay away from low lying land, roads and promenades. No significant wave action is expected. High water levels can be expected 1 hour before and after the peak of the high tide. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation and checking tidal defences. An update will be issued if the situation changes. It is unlikely any further Flood Alerts will be issued for this tide cycle. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level will peak at 5.30 mAOD.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2017 07:33
Wyre Estuary
This Alert is for the high tide on the Wyre Estuary at 12:30 today, Monday 6th November. The main area of concern is Hambleton. People are advised to take additional care next to the coast and stay away from low lying land, roads and promenades. No significant wave action is expected. High water levels can be expected 1 hour before and after the peak of the high tide. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation and checking tidal defences. An update will be issued if the situation changes. It is likely a further Flood Alert will be issued for the high tide tonight at midnight. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level will peak at 5.17 mAOD.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Nov 2017 15:27
Wyre Estuary
This Alert is for the high tide on the Wyre Estuary at midnight tonight, Sunday 5th November into Monday 6th November. The main area of concern is Hambleton. People are advised to take additional care next to the coast and stay away from low lying land, roads and promenades. No significant wave action is expected however high water levels can be expected 1 hour before and after the peak of the high tide. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation and checking tidal defences. An update will be issued if the situation changes. It is likely further Flood Alerts will be issued for the high tides tomorrow at midday and midnight. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 5.15 mAOD.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Nov 2017 09:50
Wyre Estuary
The tide at Hambleton will go through flood alert levels at midnight 5 November. We do not expect the 11:30 tide to reach alert levels


Flood Alert issued on 4 Nov 2017 14:37
Wyre Estuary
This Alert is for the high tide on the Wyre Estuary at 22:45 tonight, Saturday 4th November. The main area of concern is Hambleton. People are advised to take additional care next to the coast and stay away from low lying land, roads and promenades. No significant wave action is expected however high water levels can be expected 1 hour before and after the peak of the high tide. We will continue to monitor the situation and an update will be issued if the situation changes. It is possible a further Flood Alert may be issued tomorrow at a similar time for the overnight tide. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 5.74 mAOD.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Oct 2017 08:31
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Saturday 21st October at 12:58 BST. Strong winds are forecast to cause waves overtopping sea defences and sea spray. The location we forecast to be affected is Hambleton. Onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast. People are warned to be cautious when using coastal roads, promenades and footpaths around the period of the high tide. Environment Agency Officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences. High water can be expected for 1 hour before and after the peak of the High Tide. The tide at 01:14 BST on Sunday 22nd October is not forecast to reach Flood Alert. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Oct 2017 16:33
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the next high tide on 08/10/17, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades, some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers have checked defences and are monitoring sea levels and weather conditions. The tide is forecast to peak around 01:15 BST. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 5.16m AoD will have no additional surge. The forecast wind direction is north-west. The forecast wind strength is Force 4. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. We currently forecast that the next two high tides on 08/10/2017 and on 09/10/2017 will not be above the Flood Alert levels although they will be close to the threshold. We will update this Alert with further information in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Oct 2017 08:43
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the next high tide on 07/10/17, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades, some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers have checked defences and are monitoring sea levels and weather conditions. The tide is forecast to peak around 13:00 BST. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 5.03m AOD will have an additional surge of 0.1m. The forecast wind direction is north-west. The forecast wind strength is Force 5. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AOD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. We currently forecast that the high tide at 01:15 BST on 08/10/2017 will also be above the Flood Alert level. We will update this Alert with further information in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2017 15:01
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the next high tide on 07/10/17, tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades, some properties along the coast may be affected. People are warned to stay away from the coast. Environment Agency officers have checked defences and are monitoring sea levels and weather conditions. The tide is forecast to peak around 00:30 BST. We forecast that the astronomical tide of 5.13m AoD will have an additional surge of 0.15m. The forecast wind direction is south-west. The forecast wind strength is Force 5 to 6. High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak. For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables. We currently forecast that the high tides at 1300 BST on 07//10/2017 and at 01:15 BST on 08/10/2017 will also be above the Flood Alert levels. We will update this Alert with further information in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Sep 2017 16:27
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 03:00 BST on 11/09/2017. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades around Hambleton. High water levels can be expected 1 hour before and after the peak of the high tide. The forecast tide height is 5.15m A.O.D. Environment Agency officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences throughout the night and an update will be issued if the situation changes. No further flood alerts are planned at this time.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Sep 2017 16:45
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 01:45 BST on 09/09/2017. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades around Hambleton. High water levels can be expected 1 hour before and after the peak of the high tide. The forecast tide height is 5.1m A.O.D. Environment Agency officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences throughout the day and an update will be issued if the situation changes. It is possible a further Flood Alert may be issued tomorrow at a similar time for the overnight tide.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Sep 2017 16:16
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 01:00 BST on 08/09/2017. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades around Hambleton. High water levels can be expected 1 hour before and after the peak of the high tide. The forecast tide height is 5.17m A.O.D. Environment Agency officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences throughout the day and an update will be issued if the situation changes. There is likely to be a further Flood Alert issued tomorrow at a similar time for the overnight tide


Flood Alert issued on 23 Aug 2017 15:30
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide at 01:30 BST on 24/08/2017. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades around Hambleton. High water levels can be expected 1 hour before and after the peak of the high tide. The forecast tide height is 5.22m A.O.D. Environment Agency officers will be monitoring sea levels and checking defences throughout the day and an update will be issued if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Aug 2017 15:35
Wyre Estuary
A flood alert is in force for the high tide at 00:30 BST on 23/08/2017. Tidal spray and onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades around Hambleton. High water levels can be expected 1 hour before and after the peak of the high tide. The forecast tide level is 5.2 m AOD. The forecasted wind speed is Force 3 in a South Easterly direction. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and an update will be issued if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jul 2017 16:00
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide on Thursday 27th July at 02:31am. Tides are currently higher than normal and onshore flooding may occur to roads and low lying land along the coast. People are warned to exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of the high tide. High water can be expected for 1 hour before and after the peak of the High Tide. Detailed information for those who use it: The Astronomical High Tide is 4.81m AOD, the forecast high tide is 5.13m AOD. Forecast wind speed is 10 metres per second and the forecast wind direction is West South Westerley.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jul 2017 15:00
Wyre Estuary
A flood alert is in force for the high astronomical tide of 5.02 metres at 01:48 BST on 26/07/2017 at Hambleton. The high tide is forecast to peak at a water level of 5.18 metres with a surge of 0.16 metres. The forecasted wind speed is expected to reach 3.8 metres per second in a South South Westerly direction. Please exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of high tide. The Environment Agency will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and an update will be issued if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jul 2017 16:42
Wyre Estuary
A flood alert is in force for the high astronomical tide of 5.06 metres at 01:03 BST on 25/07/2017 at Hambleton. The high tide is forecast to peak at a water level of 5.11 metres with a surge of 0.5 metres. The forecasted wind speed is expected to reach 3.5 metres per second in a West North Westerly direction. Please exercise caution when using coastal roads and footpaths around the period of high tide. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and an update will be issued if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jun 2017 14:55
Wyre Estuary
High tides are expected. The peak of the tide is forecast to reach 5.15m in Fleetwood at 11:00 BST on 24th June . Strong Westerly winds are expected during the peak tides.


Flood Alert issued on 27 May 2017 15:21
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert has been issued for the Wyre Estuary for the following high astronomical tide: Sunday 28/05/2017 at 01:28 BST at 5.02 mAOD. The predicted peak water level is 5.21 mAOD at 01:30 BST. The predicted surge is 0.19m. Wind direction is North West. Wind speed is 9.2 m/s.


Flood Alert issued on 26 May 2017 08:40
Wyre Estuary
A Flood Alert has been issued for the following High astronomical tides: Friday 26 May 2017 at 12:18 BST at 5.09 mAOD. The predicted peak water level is 5.16 mAOD at 12:15 BST. The predicted surge is 0.07m. Wind direction is South South East. Wind speed is 7.2 m/s. Saturday 27 May 2017 at 00:42 BST at 5.04 mAOD. The predicted peak water level is 5.14 mAOD at 00:45 BST. The predicted surge is 0.10m. Wind direction is South East. Wind speed is 5.7 m/s. Saturday 27 May 2017 at 13:06 BST at 5.12 mAOD. The predicted peak water level is 5.26 mAOD at 13:00 BST. The predicted surge is 0.14m. Wind direction is South. Wind speed is 6.8 m/s.