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 15:20
High spring tides and a tidal surge may lead to overtopping of sea and river defences. Forecast high water is 20:15 on 11/03/20 with a level of 7.45 mAOD and a Force 5 South Westerly wind. Second forecast high water is 08:45 on 12/03/20 with a level of 7.38 mAOD and a Force 5 South Westerly wind. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Hinkley and mAOD is height above average sea level. For more details refer to local tide tables. There is the possibility of flooding to vulnerable seafront properties and low lying areas for the coastline between Berrow and Brean Down including seafront properties at Brean Down Cove and Brean Down Farm.
We are closely monitoring the situation and we have operational gangs on the ground to monitor the tides and any impacts. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads.
Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 16:27
Waves are forecast to overtop sea defences with sea spray as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. The time and date of the forecast high water is 21:00 on 30/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 7.34m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 5 west south westerly.
Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Hinkley.
Flooding to properties is possible at these times, however conditions may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. There is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Berrow and Brean Down including seafront properties at Brean Down Cove and Brean Down Farm.
Please stay away from large waves as they are dangerous.
Our incident response staff are checking defences and closely monitoring the situation.
This message will be updated on Tuesday morning.
Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 14:49
Spray, overtopping and or onshore flooding is predicted to occur as a result of high water levels, strong onshore winds and large waves.
The time and date of the forecast high water is 07:15 on 03/01/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.2 m AOD. The forecast wind strength is Force 8 to 9 and from a westerly direction.
Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Hinkley Point.
First properties to flood include Brean Down Cottages and Brean Down Caravan Park.