Flood Warning Info - The Norfolk coast from Bacton to Ostend, including Walcott

Area Description

The Norfolk coast along the B1159 Coast Road from Bacton through Walcott to Ostend.
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 7 Jan 2019 15:26
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses between 5:45am and 9:45am on Tuesday 8th January 2019. Strong winds and spring tides may cause large waves and spray overtopping on the coast. Areas most at risk are Sea View, Ann Stannard Way, Keswick Way, and Walcott Rd. The Coast Rd, St Helens Rd, Helena Rd, Poplar Dr, Archibald Dr, Lynton Rd, The Crescent and Ostend Place in Walcott. Seaview Crescent, Ostend Gap, Ostend Rd and Horizon Views. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Cromer of 3.07 mAODN at 07:45am, on Tuesday 8th January 2019, which is 1.19m above tide tables, wind Force 7, NW. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Be ready to take action to protect your property if flooding is expected. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.