Flood Warning Info - Stromness

Area Description

Stromness.
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 11 Mar 2020 09:29
Stromness
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Stromness. Spring high tides, storm surge and strong westerly winds have combined to bring a risk of coastal flooding over several days this week. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness could be affected by flooding. Flooding is possible around the high tide times on Wednesday morning around 10.15 AM and again on Thursday morning around 11.00 AM. The overnight high tide on Wednesday night is slightly lower than the tides either side and so the highest risk of flooding is on the morning tides. Although the Wednesday and Thursday morning tides are of similar size, with variable wind and wave conditions, the risk of flooding might not be the same at these two tide cycles and impacts could be expected at either. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504


Flood Warning issued on 10 Mar 2020 14:07
Stromness
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Stromness. Spring high tides, storm surge and strong westerly winds will combine to bring a risk of coastal flooding for the next few days. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness may be affected by flooding. Flooding is possible around the high tide times on Tuesday night around 10.00 pm and on Wednesday morning around 10.15 am. Strong westerly winds are expected to continue throughout the next few days. There will be a possibility of flooding during any of the high tides from now until lunchtime on Thursday. Water levels could be higher on the high tides of Wednesday or Thursday, but with variable wind and wave conditions, flooding can be expected around any of the high tides until Thursday. Warnings will be updated for future tidal cycles until the risk of flooding has passed. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504


Flood Warning issued on 9 Mar 2020 19:35
Stromness
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Stromness. Spring high tides, storm surge and strong westerly winds will combine to bring a risk of coastal flooding over the next few days. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness may be affected by flooding. Flooding is possible around the high tide times on Tuesday at 9.30 am and 10.00 pm. Strong westerly winds are expected to increase throughout the next few days. There will be a possibility of flooding during any of the high tides from Tuesday morning until lunchtime on Thursday. Water levels will be higher on the high tides of Wednesday and Thursday, but with variable wind and wave conditions, flooding can be expected around any of the high tides on the days mentioned. An updated flood warning for Wednesdays high tides will be provided during Tuesday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504


Flood Warning issued on 9 Mar 2020 18:48
Stromness
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Stromness. Spring high tides, storm surge and strong westerly winds will combine to bring a risk of coastal flooding over the next few days. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness may be affected by flooding. Flooding is possible around the high tide times on Tuesday at 9.30 am and 10.00 pm. Strong westerly winds are expected to increase throughout the next few days. There will be a possibility of flooding during any of the high tides from Tuesday morning until lunchtime on Thursday. Water levels will be higher on the high tides of Wednesday and Thursday, but with variable wind and wave conditions, flooding can be expected around any of the high tide times mentioned. An updated flood warning for Wednesday?s high tides will be provided during Tuesday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 17:19
Stromness
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Stromness. A combination of high tides, strong winds and storm surge means that flooding from the sea is expected. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness may be affected by flooding. Flooding is expected around the times of the high tides on Monday at 22:15 GMT and Tuesday at 10:15 GMT. Strong winds are expected to continue during Monday evening and into Tuesday, changing to a westerly direction. Water levels are expected to be higher during Tuesday mornings high tide, but with variable wind and wave conditions, flooding can be expected around any of the high tide times mentioned. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 15:10
Stromness
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Stromness. A combination of high tides, strong winds and storm surge means that flooding from the sea is expected. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness may be affected by flooding. Flooding is expected around the times of the high tides on Sunday at 21:00 GMT and Monday at 10:00 and 22:00 GMT. Strong winds are expected to continue during Sunday and into Monday changing to a westerly direction. Water levels will be highest on Monday mornings high tide, but with variable wind and wave conditions, flooding can be expected around any of the high tide times mentioned. More flooding is possible on Tuesday. An updated flood warning for Tuesdays high tides will be provided during Monday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2020 17:54
Stromness
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Stromness. A combination of high tides, strong winds and storm surge means that flooding from the sea is expected. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness may be affected by flooding. Flooding is expected around the times of the high tides on Sunday at 09.00 and 21.00 GMT. More flooding is possible on Monday. An updated flood warning for Mondays high tides will be provided during Sunday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2020 17:04
Stromness
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Stromness. A combination of high tides, strong winds and storm surge means that flooding from the sea is expected. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness may be affected by flooding. Flooding is expected around the times of the high tides on Sunday at 09.00 and 21.00 GMT. More flooding is possible on Monday. An updated flood warning for Monday?s high tides will be provided during Sunday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2020 13:13
Stromness
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for Stromness. The highest water levels have now passed. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness may still be affected by flooding during the next two high tides. These tides will peak on Tuesday night around midnight and Wednesday around 12:15pm. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jan 2020 19:03
Stromness
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Stromness. A combination of very high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness are likely to be affected by flooding. The highest risk will be a few hours either side of the high tide on Tuesday at 11:15am. There will also be a risk of flooding around the high tide on Monday night at 11:30pm. The highest water levels on Tuesday are predicted to be the highest in the last 15 years. Any properties that have been affected by coastal flooding in the past are likely to be at risk on Tuesday. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jan 2020 10:40
Stromness
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Stromness. A combination of high tides and prevailing weather conditions means that flooding from the sea is expected. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness may be affected by flooding. The highest risk will be a few hours either side of the high tide on Tuesday at 11:15am. There will also be a risk of flooding around the high tide on Monday night at 11:30pm. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504


Flood Warning issued on 21 Mar 2019 15:08
Stromness
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for Stromness. High spring tides accompanied by a small surge mean that flooding from the sea is expected on Friday 22nd March. Low lying roads and properties in Stromness may be affected by flooding. The highest risk will be a few hours either side of high tide on Friday, high tide is around 10 am. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22504