Flood Alert Info - Somerset coast at Clevedon

Area Description

Coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade.
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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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2020 13:06
Bristol Channel
Large waves are expected as a result of high tides. Forecast high water is 22:00 on 10/04/20 with a level of 7.88 mAOD and a Force 1 Southerly wind. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth, mAOD is height above average sea level for more detail refer to local tide tables. Flooding is possible at these times, however conditions may apply one hour either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. We are in a period of high Spring tides. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated on Saturday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Apr 2020 13:00
Bristol Channel
Large waves are expected to overtop sea defences as a result of high tides. First forecast high water is 21:30 on 09/04/20 with a level of 8.08 mAOD and a Force 3 East North Easterly wind. Second forecast high water is 09:45 on 10/04/20 with a level of 8.11 mAOD and a Force 3 North East wind. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth, mAOD is height above average sea level for more detail refer to local tide tables. Flooding is possible at these times, however conditions may apply one hour either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. We are in a period of high Spring tides. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated on Friday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Apr 2020 15:05
Bristol Channel
Large waves are expected to overtop sea defences as a result of high tides. First forecast high water is 20:45 on 08/04/20 with a level of 7.84 mAOD and a Force 2 Easterly wind. Second forecast high water is 09:00 on 09/04/20 with a level of 8.04 mAOD and a Force 3 North East wind. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth, mAOD is height above average sea level for more detail refer to local tide tables. Flooding is possible at these times, however conditions may apply one hour either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. We are in a period of high Spring tides. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closing flood gates. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated on Thursday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2020 12:05
Bristol Channel
High spring tides combined with a tidal surge and strong winds may lead to overtopping of sea defences. However, the forecast tide height is predicted to be lower than those reached on Wednesday evening. Forecast high water is 21:30 on 12/03/20 with a level of 8.21 mAOD and a Force 7 West South Westerly wind. Second forecast high water is 09:45 on 13/03/20 with a level of 7.89 mAOD and a Force 4 Westerly wind. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth and mAOD is height above average sea level. There is the possibility of flooding to low lying land and coastal roads, and vulnerable seafront properties at these times for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. 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 Alert issued on 11 Mar 2020 14:47
Bristol Channel
High spring tides and a tidal surge may lead to overtopping of sea defences. The first forecast high water is 20:45 on 11/03/20 with a level of 8.56 mAOD and a Force 6 South Westerly wind. The second forecast high water is 09:00 on 12/03/20 with a level of 8.49 mAOD and a Force 6 West South Westerly wind. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. mAOD is height above average sea level. There is the possibility of flooding to low lying land and coastal roads, and vulnerable seafront properties at these times for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. Coastal conditions for this flood alert are expected to continue until the high tides at 21:30 on 12/03/20. 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 Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 12:22
Bristol Channel
Waves may overtop sea defences at Clevedon as a result of spring high tides and strong winds. First forecast high water is 20:00 on 10/03/20 with a level of 7.85 m AOD and a Force 5 South Westerly wind. Second forecast high water is 08:30 on 11/03/20 8.21 m AOD and a Force 5 South Westerly wind. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth and mAOD is height above average sea level. For more detail refer to local tide tables. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. Flooding to roads, farmland and properties is possible at these times, however conditions may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. Coastal conditions are expected to continue until after the high tides at 22:45 on 14/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated Wednesday, 11/03/20.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 20:52
Bristol Channel
Waves may overtop sea defences at Clevedon as a result of spring high tides and strong winds. First forecast high water is 07:45 on 10/03/20 with a level of 7.93 m AOD and a Force 6 West South Westerly wind. Second forecast high water is 20:00 on 10/03/20 7.84 m AOD and a Force 5 West South Westerly wind. All times are local and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth and mAOD is height above average sea level. For more detail refer to local tide tables. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. Flooding to roads, farmland and properties is possible at these times, however conditions may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. Coastal conditions are expected to continue until after the high tides at 22:17 on 14/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated Tuesday, 10/03/20.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 16:20
Bristol Channel
Strong onshore winds will cause tide levels to rise further. Low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur where waves crash against the face of the seawall, causing water to splash up and over the seawall. The time and date of the forecast high water is 07:15 on 23/02/2020. The forecast tide level is 7.12 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 8 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 Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 11:22
Bristol Channel
Recent strong winds and tidal surge have reduced in intensity but this spring tide sequence will continue to impact the North Somerset coastline until Thursday 13/02/20. First high tide is 21:45 on Wednesday 12/02/20 with a level of 7.54m AOD and a Force 3 South South Easterly wind. Second high tide is 10:00 on Thursday 13/02/20 with a level of 8.01m AOD and a Force 5 West South Westerly wind. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Spray overtopping of sea defences is possible around one to two hours either side of these times. Flooding may affect the coastline between Gullhouse Point and low lying areas around the Marine Parade. Property flooding is not expected as a result of these forecast winds. Our incident response staff are monitoring the changeable weather situation. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow Thursday 13/02/20.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 13:44
Bristol Channel
Recent strong winds and tidal surge have reduced in intensity but this spring tide sequence will continue to impact the North Somerset coastline until Wednesday 12/02/20. First high tide is 21:15 on Tuesday 11/02/20 with a level of 8.0m AOD and a Force 6 Westerly wind. Second high tide is 09:30 on Wednesday 12/02/20 with a level of 7.96m AOD and a Force 4 Westerly wind. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Spray overtopping of sea defences is possible around one to two hours either side of these times. Flooding may affect the coastline between Gullhouse Point and low lying areas around the Marine Parade. Property flooding is not expected as a result of these forecast winds. Our incident response staff are monitoring the changeable weather situation. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow Wednesday 12/02/20.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 12:47
Bristol Channel
Recent strong winds and tidal surge have reduced in intensity but this spring tide sequence will continue to impact the North Somerset coastline until Wednesday 12/02/20. First high tide is 21:15 on Tuesday 11/02/20 with a level of 8.0m AOD and a Force 6 Westerly wind. Second high tide is 09:30 on Wednesday 12/02/20 with a level of 7.96m AOD and a Force 4 Westerly wind. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Spray overtopping of sea defences is possible around one to two hours either side of these times. Flooding may affect the coastline between Gullhouse Point and low lying areas around the Marine Parade. Property flooding is not expected as a result of these forecast winds. Our incident response staff are monitoring the changeable weather situation. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow Wednesday 12/02/20.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 11:06
Bristol Channel
Strong onshore winds and tidal surge will continue to affect the North Somerset coastline through this spring tide sequence. First forecast high water is 20:30 on Monday 10/02/20 with a tide level of 8.01m AOD and a Force 6 Westerly wind. Second forecast high water is 08:45 on Tuesday 11/02/20 with a tide level of 8.24m AOD and a Force 6 Westerly wind. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Spray overtopping of sea defences is possible around this time, however conditions may apply two to three hours either side of the high tide. There is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and low lying areas around the Marine Parade. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the changing situation.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 11:08
Bristol Channel
Storm Ciara will bring strong onshore winds and a large tidal surge over this spring tide sequence. First high tide is 19:30 on 09/02/20 with a level of 7.48m AOD and a Force 8 West South Westerly wind. Second high tide is 08:00 on 10/02/20 with a level of 7.55m AOD and a Force 6 Westerly wind. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Spray overtopping of sea defences is possible around this time, however conditions may apply two to three hours either side of the high tide. There is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and low lying areas around the Marine Parade. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the changing situation. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 09:57
Bristol Channel
Storm Ciara will bring strong onshore winds and a large tidal surge over the forecast spring tide sequence. The first forecast high water is 07:00 on 09/02/20 and the forecast tide level is 7.14 m AOD. The forecast wind is Force 6 South South Westerly. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Spray overtopping of sea defences is possible around this time, however conditions may apply two to three hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Strong onshore winds may cause tide levels to rise further. Our incident response staff will closely monitor the situation along this coastline. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Nov 2019 19:44
Bristol Channel
A large tidal surge is forecast to combine with the high tide on Wednesday morning. Low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. The forecast high water is 07:15 on 27/11/2019 and the forecast tide level is 7.76 m AOD. The forecast wind is Force 3 east south easterly. Tide times are in local time and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Flooding to roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply several hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Field Teams will be carrying out tide-watches at coastal locations. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 15:18
Bristol Channel
A large tidal surge is expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. The time and date of the forecast high water is 21:24 on 30/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 8.42 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 6 west south westerly. The time and date of the second forecast high water is 09:47 on 01/10/2019. The forecast tide level is 8.09 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 4 south 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 Avonmouth. Flooding is possible for the coastline, roads, farmland and tidal areas between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. Be careful as conditions may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. Our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 17:40
Bristol Channel
Waves are forecast to overtop sea defences with sea spray expected as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. The time and date of the first forecast high water is 20:45 on 29/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 8.17 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 5 westerly. The time and date of the second forecast high water is 09:15 on 30/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 8.06 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 4 southerly. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Flooding to roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. Our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated on Monday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 16:59
Bristol Channel
Waves are forecast to overtop sea defences with sea spray expected as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. The time and date of the first forecast high water is 20:00 on 28/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 7.85 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 5 south south easterly. The time and date of the second forecast high water is 08:30 on 29/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 8.07 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 5 south south westerly. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Flooding to roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. Our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated on Sunday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 16:20
Bristol Channel
Waves are forecast to overtop sea defences with sea spray expected as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. The time and date of the first forecast high water is 20:00 on 28/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 7.85 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 5 south south easterly. The time and date of the second forecast high water is 08:30 on 29/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 8.07 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 5 south south westerly. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Flooding to properties/roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. Our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated on Sunday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Sep 2019 12:07
Bristol Channel
Spring-tide levels are now reducing but remain high following their peak on Sunday. The time and date of the forecast high water is 22:30 on 02/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 7.85 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 5 westerly. Coastal conditions should ease for the high tide at 11:00 on 03/09/2019. Please note all tide times are in local time using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Flooding is possible at these times and may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. Large waves are not expected however we believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. We are monitoring the situation closely and have teams out checking defences and conditions on the ground. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 03/09/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Sep 2019 11:36
Bristol Channel
High spring tides peak this evening. The time and date of this forecast high water is 21:45 on 01/09/2019. The forecast tide level is 7.93 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 3 west north westerly. The second high tide at 10:15 on 02/09/2019 is not forecast to meet flood alert criteria, however this flood alert will remain in force during this period as future tides are forecast to reach flood alert conditions. Please note all tide times are in local time using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Flooding is possible at these times and may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade this evening. We are monitoring the situation closely and have teams out checking defences and conditions on the ground. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 02/09/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Aug 2019 12:26
Bristol Channel
Waves and spray may overtop sea defences due to a high spring tide and strong winds this evening. The time and date of this forecast high water is 21:00 on 31/08/2019. The forecast tide level is 7.75 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 4 westerly. The second high tide at 09:30 on 01/09/2019 is not forecast to meet flood alert criteria. This flood alert will remain in force during this period however as future tides this weekend are forecast to reach flood alert conditions. Please note all tide times are in local time using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Flooding is possible at these times and may apply one to two hours either side of the high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for the coastline between Gullhouse Point and Marine Parade. We are monitoring the situation closely and have teams out checking defences. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Mar 2019 11:58
Bristol Channel
The current spring tides will peak tonight and will then fall during the subsequent tides. Wind strength will remain moderate with small waves expected and there may be some minor flooding. After the high tide tomorrow morning, no further tides are predicted to meet this flood alert criteria. The time and date of the first forecast high water is 20:30 on 22/03/2019. The forecast tide level is 7.88 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 3 West South Westerly. The time and date of the second forecast high water is 08:45 on 23/03/2019. The forecast tide level is 7.77 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 4 North Easterly. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Mar 2019 15:01
Bristol Channel
Tides are rising to springs and this flood alert will be in force on Friday and Saturday. Winds will remain light and no large waves are expected but there may be some overtopping and onshore flooding. The time and date of the first forecast high water is 08:15 on 22/03/2019. The forecast tide level is 7.97 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 3 South 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 Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2019 14:03
Bristol Channel
The current spring tide sequence continues and is forecast to reach flood alert at Clevedon this evening, Thursday 21/02/2019, and again tomorrow morning, Friday 22/02/2019. Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur as a result of high water levels, affecting low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation and our staff are checking vulnerable locations. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal routes. Keep up to date with weather and tide conditions on local media. The time of the first high water is 20:52 today and the time of the second high water is 09:09 tomorrow. The wind is forecast to be Force 3 Southerly this evening and Force 2 Easterly in the morning. The spring tide high water levels will peak tomorrow morning and we will be updating this tidal flood alert each day. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2019 15:15
Bristol Channel
The current period of spring tides continues and is forecast to reach flood alert at Clevedon tomorrow morning, Thursday 21/02/2019. Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur as a result of high water levels, affecting low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation and our staff are checking vulnerable locations. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal routes. Keep up to date with weather and tide conditions on local media. The time of the high water is 08:30 tomorrow morning, Thursday 21/02/2019. The wind is forecast to be Force 3 and from a generally Southerly direction. The spring tide sequence will carry on this week and we will be updating this tidal flood alert each day. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2019 16:32
Bristol Channel
The spring tide sequence is forecast to reach flood alert at Clevedon during the morning tide tomorrow, Wednesday 20/02/2019. Moderately low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur as a result of high water levels, affecting low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation and our staff are checking defences. Please be careful along beaches, promenades and coastal routes. Keep up to date with weather and tide conditions on local media. The time of the high water is 07:45 and the wind is forecast to be Force 4 from a generally Southerly direction. The spring tide sequence will carry on this week and we will be updating this tidal flood alert each day. Please note all tide times are in local time using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2018 14:02
Bristol Channel
The spring tide sequence is forecast to reach flood alert this evening, Friday 09/11/2018, due to the deep Atlantic low pressure system and strong forecast winds. High water levels combined with winds and low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur as a result of high water levels combined with high energy waves. The time and date of the forecast high water is 20:15 on Friday 09/11/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.37 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 7 Southerly. The winds are forecast to reduce over the weekend. The weekend tides are not currently forecast to reach flood alert but will be continuously reviewed based on wind and weather conditions. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Sep 2018 11:05
Bristol Channel
Strong winds and the high tide level tonight may cause some overtopping. During the tides on Wednesday, the high water level and the wind strength will fall and this flood alert is unlikely to be in force. The tide levels will then quickly fall away from Thursday morning onwards. The time and date of the forecast high water is 21:30 on 11/09/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.80 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 4 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 Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Sep 2018 10:48
Bristol Channel
Strong onshore winds will cause tide levels to rise further. The time and date of the forecast high water is 20:45 on 10/09/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.75 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 5 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 Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2018 13:19
Bristol Channel
Strong onshore winds will cause tide levels to rise further. Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur as a result of sea spray, where strong winds blow water from the crests of waves onshore, or from waves against the face of harbour or seawalls. The time and date of the forecast high water is 07:15 on 14/06/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.29 m AOD. The forecast wind strength is Force 6 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 Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2018 16:27
Bristol Channel
Low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. The time and date of the first forecast high water is 21:15 on 04/03/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.81 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 4 southerly. The time and date of the second forecast high water is 09:30 on 05/03/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.74 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 4 southerly. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2018 17:37
Bristol Channel
Low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. The time and date of the first forecast high water is 20:30 on 03/03/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.76 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 4 South South Easterly. The time and date of the second forecast high water is 08:45 on 04/03/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.95 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 3 south easterly. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 12:47
Bristol Channel
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 08:45 on 04/01/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.94 m AOD. The forecast wind strength is Force 5 to 6 and from a west-southwest 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 Avonmouth. We will be ready to deploy temporary barriers at Clevedon Promenade if necessary. This is currently forecast to be the last flood alert within this series of high (spring) tides.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 12:35
Bristol Channel
Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur where waves crash against the face of a seawall, causing water to splash up and over the seawall. Flooding may occur as a result of high water levels combined with high energy waves. The time and date of the forecast high water is 19:45 on 02/01/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.75 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 6 South South Westerly. The time and date of the second forecast high water is 07:45 on 03/01/2018. The forecast tide level is 8.27 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 8 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 Avonmouth.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 12:24
Bristol Channel
The time and date of the forecast high water is 18:45 on 01/01/2018. The forecast tide level is 7.2 m AOD. But the forecast wind strength is Force 7 West North-westerly direction. Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur as a result of sea spray, including where these strong winds blow water from the crests of waves onshore. Please note all tide times are in local time and are using the 24 hour clock and refer to the high water time at Avonmouth. Tuesday morning’s tide is not forecast to reach flood alert level but please note that future tides this week will reach flood alert and possibly warning levels and therefore this message shall remain.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Sep 2017 11:32
Bristol Channel
Strong onshore winds will cause tide levels to rise further. Low pressure will cause sea levels to be higher than forecast in tide tables. Overtopping and onshore flooding may occur as a result of sea spray, where strong winds blow water from the crests of waves onshore. High tide levels may prevent rivers from flowing to the sea and cause rivers to rise. The time and date of the forecast high water is 23:00 on 10/09/2017. The forecast tide level is 7.11 m AOD. The forecast wind strength and direction is Force 7 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 Avonmouth.