Flood Alert Info - Tidal flooding of areas near the Lincolnshire Coastline

Area Description

Tidal flooding of areas near the Lincolnshire Coastline from Tetney Haven to Gibraltar 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 Currently in Force

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 2 Mar 2018 10:31
North Sea
Stormy conditions and very strong Easterly winds (Force 8) are forecast for the remainder of Friday 2nd March. This continues to result in large waves affecting the Humber Estuary and open areas on the Lincolnshire coast. The time and date of the next high water at Immingham is 18:15 on Friday 2nd March. The high tides combined with strong winds may result in wind-blown spray and wave splash causing localised pooling of water behind the sea defences. This is a flood alert to highlight public safety concerns. We do not anticipate issuing associated Flood Warnings. Be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as sea spray and waves could be dangerous.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2018 19:43
North Sea
Stormy conditions and very strong Easterly winds (Force 8) will continue throughout Friday 2nd March resulting in large waves affecting the Humber Estuary and open areas on the Lincolnshire coast. The time and date of the next forecast high water at Immingham is 06:09 on 02 March 2018. This may result in wind-blown spray and wave splash when combined with high winds, causing localised pooling of water behind the sea defences. This is a precautionary flood alert to highlight public safety concerns. We do not anticipate issuing associated Flood Warnings. Be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as sea spray and waves could be dangerous. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2018 08:48
North Sea
Stormy conditions and very strong Easterly winds (Force 8) are forecast for Thursday 01 March and continuing into Friday 02 March. This will result in large waves affecting the Humber Estuary and open areas on the Lincolnshire coast. The time and date of the forecast high water at Immingham is 17:45 on 01 March 2018 and 06:09 on 02 March 2018. The high tides combined with strong winds may result in wind-blown spray and wave splash causing localised pooling of water behind the sea defences. This is a precautionary flood alert to highlight public safety concerns. We do not anticipate issuing associated Flood Warnings. Be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as sea spray and waves could be dangerous.