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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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


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.