Flood Alert Info - The north Norfolk coast from East Cley to Kelling Hard, including Salthouse

Area Description

The north Norfolk coast at East Cley and Salthouse, including parts of the A149 coast Road, Beach Road and surrounding marshland.
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 History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 11 May 2020 07:10
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 8:00 am and 10:00 am today, Monday 11th May 2020. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to forecast weather conditions. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.50 mAODN at 09:00am, today which is 0.75m above tide tables, wind Force 7, North North Easterly. mAODN is height above average sea level. For more info refer to local tide tables. Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue anything else for the following tide.


Flood Alert issued on 10 May 2020 10:56
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 7:30pm and 9:30pm today, Sunday, 10th May 2020. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.50 mAODN at 8:30pm, today which is 0.59m above tide tables, wind Force 7, North North East. mAODN is height above average sea level. For more info refer to local tide tables. Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor the situation and are likely to reissue this message for tomorrow morning's tide (09.00, Monday 11th May) later this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 19:10
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 5:30am and 9:30am tomorrow, Wednesday 11th March 2020. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.52mAODN at 7:30am, on Wednesday 11th March, which is 0.47m above tide tables, wind Force 4, South-Westerly (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more information refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate but will update this message if necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 14:13
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 8:30pm and 10:30pm today, Thursday 13th February. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.55 mAODN at 9:30pm, on Thursday 13th February, which is 0.41m above tide tables, wind Force 6, West North Westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 14:04
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 6:00pm and 8:00pm on Monday 10th February 2020. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.75mAODN at 7:00pm on Monday 10th February, which is 0.61m above tide tables, wind Force 7, westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 10:09
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 6:00pm and 8:00pm on 10th February 2020. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.60mAODN at 7:00pm on Monday 10th February, which is 0.46m above tide tables, wind Force 7, West south westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more information refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 16:44
North Sea
This message has been issued because we are providing advance notice of possible minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 6:30am and 08:30am tomorrow morning, Monday 10th February We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.66mAODN at 07:30am, on Monday 10th February, which is 0.76m above tide tables, wind Force 8, WSW. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more information refer to local tide tables). The preceding high tide on Sunday 9th February is not expected to result in any flooding. Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 14:17
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 6:30pm to 8:30pm today, Thursday 28th November. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.64mAODN at 7:15pm, on Thursday 28th November, which is 0.66m above tide tables, wind Force 6, Northerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level). The current series of high spring tides has now reached its peak and will fall away over the next few days. You are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. We are closely monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue anything else for the following tide.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 21:44
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 8:30am to 10:30am Wednesday 2nd October. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.88mAODN at 9:30am, on Wednesday 2nd October, which is 0.41m above tide tables, wind Force 5, north north westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level. For more info refer to local tide tables). You are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. We are closely monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue anything else for the following tide.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 11:37
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 8:15pm and 10:15pm on Tuesday 01 October 2019. Tides are higher than usual due to high spring tides and a small surge. These conditions are likely to continue through Tuesday and Wednesday. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.68mAODN at 9:15pm on Tuesday 01 October, which is 0.52m above tide tables, wind Force 6, North North Easterly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself at risk.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 21:21
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 8am and 10am tomorrow morning, Tuesday 1 October. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.78mAODN at 8:45, on Tuesday 1 October, which is 0.16m above tide tables, wind Force 5, westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level. For more info refer to local tide tables). We are closely monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue anything else for the following tide.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 11:16
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 07:45pm and 09:45pm on 30 September 2019. Tides are higher than usual due to spring tides and a small surge. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.52mAODN at 08:45pm on Monday 30 September, which is 0.25m above tide tables, wind Force 4, South South Westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 08:49
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 07:15pm and 09:15pm on 29 September 2019. Tides are higher than usual due to spring tides and a small surge. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.72mAODN at 08:15pm on Sunday 29 September, which is 0.46m above tide tables, wind Force 6, West North Westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads, car parks and footpaths. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Sep 2019 11:21
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 8:15pm and 10:15pm on Sunday 1st September 2019. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessable. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.56mAODN at 9:15pm on Sunday 1st September, which is 0.34 above tide tables, wind Force 5, North-westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Aug 2019 16:28
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 8am and 10am on Sunday 1st September 2019. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to spring tides. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessable. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.5mAODN at 08:45am on Sunday 1st September, which is equal to tide tables, wind Force 4, West-North-Westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required. Further high tides are currently forecast over the weekend and into Monday.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Mar 2019 09:48
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 7pm and 9pm this evening Saturday 23rd March. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessable. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.79m AODN at 8pm; on Saturday 23rd March, which is 0.38m above tide tables, wind Force 3, North East. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue anything else for the following tide.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Mar 2019 19:57
North Sea
This message has been issued because between 7am and 9am tomorrow morning, Saturday 23rd March, tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. We expect to see water on Beach Road at Cley, and Beach Road at Salthouse, and footpaths in the marshes may also become inaccessible. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.59m AODN at 8am; on Saturday 23rd March, which is 0.53m above tide tables, wind Force 3, NNW. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2019 14:20
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. There will still be strong winds affecting this evening's tide, generating large waves. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.54mAODN at 8pm, on Tuesday 8th January 2019, which is 0.82m above tide tables, Wind Force 7, NW. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). You are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. We are closely monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue anything else for the following tide.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2018 14:41
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths as a result of the current high tides between 7am and 10am tomorrow morning, Saturday 27th October. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.67mAODN at 8:30am, on Saturday 27th October, which is 0.46m above tide tables, wind Force 5, North North-Westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Sep 2018 15:40
North Sea
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 7:45am and 9:45am on Wednesday 12th September 2018. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Wells of 3.77mAODN at 8:45am, on Wednesday 12th September 2018, which is 0.24m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 4, North Westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). The current series of high spring tides has now reached its peak and will fall away over the next few days. Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Apr 2018 08:55
North Sea
This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides. Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. The current forecast is for a single risk tide only, with no indication of later tides causing concern. High water is due at Wells at 19:45pm, on 30/04/2018. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 3.78mAODN, which is 0.82m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 7, NNW. (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). We have teams on the ground checking defences and moveable barriers. Flooding is possible 1 hour either side of high tide. We often see tides at this level but the strong winds from the north north west may lead to large waves splashing over the shingle ridge into the car parking area and marshes behind.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Apr 2018 16:51
North Sea
This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides, which include strong winds. Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. The forecast indicates consecutive risk tides on Monday morning and Monday evening. We will update this message before each high tide. High water is due at Wells at 07:45am (BST) on Monday 30th April 2018. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 3.70mAODN, which is 0.89m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 7, North north-easterly. (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more information refer to local tide tables). The high tide on Monday evening is currently forecast to be a Flood Alert. Do not take unnecessary risks and remain vigilant along coastal footpaths and promenades. We are closely monitoring the forecast and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Mar 2018 12:30
North Sea
This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides. Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. The current forecast is for a single risk tide only, with no indication of later tides causing concern. High water is due at Wells at 7:30pm on Monday 19 March 2018. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 3.53mAODN, which is 0.4m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 5, North Easterly. (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for the next tide. We are monitoring the situation closely and have teams ready to respond.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Feb 2018 11:20
Sea
This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides. Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. The current forecast is for a single risk tide only, with no indication of later tides causing concern. High water is due at Wells at 8.30pm, on 3rd February 2018. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 3.56mAODN, which is 0.25m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 5, East North East. (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for the next tide. Flooding is possible 2 hours either side of high tide. Take care on coastal footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Feb 2018 21:18
Sea
This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides. Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. The forecast indicates a series of risk tides for the next 12hrs. We will update this message before each high tide. High water is due at Wells at 07:45am on 02/02/2018. The detailed forecast, for those that use it, is for a peak level of 3.52mAODN, which is 0.46m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 5 North North West. (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for the next tide. Flooding is possible 2 hours either side of high tide. Take care on coastal footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Feb 2018 11:03
Sea
This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides. Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. High water is due at Wells Next-The-Sea at Thursday 1st February at 7:15pm. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 4.01mAODN, which is 0.81m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 6, WNW. (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). The following risk tide on Friday 2nd February at 7:45am is currently forecast to be a Flood Alert. Flooding is possible between 2 hours either side of high water. Take care on coastal footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jan 2018 15:38
Sea
This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides. Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. The forecast indicates a series of risk tides for the next 48 hours. We will update this message before each high tide. High water is due at Wells-Next-The-Sea tomorrow morning at 7am, Thursday 1st February. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 3.71 mAODN, which is 0.70m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 6, WSW. (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). We have teams on the ground checking defences and assisting the emergency services and local authorities. Flooding is possible between 2 hours either side of high water. Take care on coastal footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Nov 2017 13:20
Sea
This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides. Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. High water is due at Wells at 7:19pm on Sunday 5 November 2017. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 3.71mAODN, which is 0.78m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 6, North-Northwest. (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more information refer to local tide tables). We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Nov 2017 14:43
Sea
This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides. Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. High water is due at Wells at 6:48am on Sunday 5 November 2017. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 3.62mAODN, which is 0.54m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 6, Westerly (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2017 15:02
Sea
This message has been issued because of forecast local weather conditions during spring tides.Tides are expected to be higher than usual and may cause minor flooding in low lying coastal areas. The current forecast is for a single risk tide only, with no indication of later tides causing concern. High water is due at Wells at 07:35am, on Friday 6th October 2017. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level of 3.81mAODN, which is 0.91m above tide tables. The wind forecast is Force 6, North-Westerly. (mAODN means height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for the next tide. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.