Flood Warning Info - Precautionary Evacuation Notice area at Snettisham seafront

Area Description

properties in front of the flood defences, along the sea front at Snettisham.
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


Flood Warning issued on 1 Oct 2019 05:29
North Sea
High tides and a tidal surge will make water levels higher than usual. Tides will be at their highest at 08:40 today, 01/10/19, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. We expect flooding to affect properties in front of the flood defences, along the sea front at Snettisham. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authority. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous and follow advice from emergency services. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. Detailed tidal information for those who use it: the predicted astronomical tide level is 4.84mAODN. The forecast surge height is 0.11m. The forecast tide level is 4.95mODN. The forecast wind direction is east north easterly. The forecast wind strength is Force 5.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 21:07
North Sea
High tides and a tidal surge will make water levels higher than usual. Tides will be at their highest at 08:40 tomorrow, 01/10/19, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. We expect flooding to affect properties in front of the flood defences, along the sea front at Snettisham. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authority. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous and follow advice from emergency services. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. Detailed tidal information for those who use it: the predicted astronomical tide level is 4.84 mAODN. The forecast surge height is 0.14m. The forecast tide level is 4.98mODN. The forecast wind direction is east north easterly. The forecast wind strength is Force 4.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 11:59
North Sea
High tides and a tidal surge will make water levels higher than usual. Tides will be at their highest at 08:40 tomorrow, 01/10/19, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. We expect flooding to affect properties in front of the flood defences, along the sea front at Snettisham We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authority, who have closed the flood gates at Hunstanton. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous and follow advice from emergency services. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. Detailed tidal information for those who use it: the predicted astronomical tide level is 4.88 mAODN. The forecast surge height is 0.2m. The forecast tide level is 5.08 mAODN. The forecast wind direction is north easterly. The forecast wind strength is Force 6.