Flood Warning Info - Tidal River Parrett at Bridgwater, Manley Gardens and East Quay areas

Area Description

Low lying areas on the tidal River Parrett including Manley Gardens and East Quay.
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 14:15
Bristol Channel, River Parrett
High spring tides and a tidal surge may lead to overtopping of sea 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 properties and low lying areas on the tidal River Parrett including Manley Gardens and East Quay. 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
Bristol Channel, River Parrett
Exceptionally high spring tides, a large tidal surge and strong winds are expected to affect the locality of the tidal River Parrett. 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 low lying areas on the tidal River Parrett including Manley Gardens and East Quay. Our incident response staff are checking defences and closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning.