Flood Warning Info - North Sea at Roker, Sunderland

Area Description

Properties including the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 13 Mar 2020 11:11
North Sea
Elevated tidal levels are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and surge conditions. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and property is possible between 17:30 and 19:45 today, 13/03/2020. Areas most at risk are properties at Roker Seafront including the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated before 21:00 today 13/03/2020 or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2020 11:26
North Sea
Elevated tidal levels are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and surge conditions. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and property is possible between 17:30 and 18:45 today, 12/03/2020. Areas most at risk are the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated before 21:00 today 12/03/2020 or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 20:59
North Sea
Flooding is expected over the high tides early tomorrow morning 12/03/2020. Tides will be at their highest between 03:30 and 08:00 12/03/2020. Conditions apply two hours either side of high tide. There may be localised property flooding and standing water on roads. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message by 11:00 tomorrow morning (12/03/2020).


Flood Warning issued on 13 Feb 2020 12:10
North Sea
High Spring tides together with strong winds mean high tides are forecast to affect coastal areas today, Thursday (13/02/2020). Tides will be at their highest between 17:15 and 19:30 today, 13/02/2020, however flooding may be possible due to wave overtopping for two to four hours either side of the high tide. Areas most at risk include the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near coastal locations, which may be flooded This message will be updated this afternoon, 13/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 11:03
North Sea
High spring tides together with surge conditions mean high tides are forecast to affect coastal areas today. Tides will be at their highest between 16:00 and 18:30 this afternoon (11/02/2020). Areas most at risk are Properties including the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. Flooding to properties, roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Please be careful along the coast and stay away from large waves as they are dangerous. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 21:00 today 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 20:54
North Sea
High spring tides together with surge conditions mean high tides are forecast to affect coastal areas overnight. Tides will be at their highest between 03:30 and 06:00 early tomorrow morning (11/02/2020). Areas most at risk are Properties including the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. Flooding to properties, roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Please be careful along the coast and stay away from large waves as they are dangerous. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 10:30 tomorrow 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 12:51
North Sea
High spring tides together with a storm surge associated with storm Ciara mean high tides are forecast to affect coastal areas today. Tides will be at their highest between 15:30 and 17:30 this afternoon (10/02/2020). Areas most at risk are properties including the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. Flooding to properties, roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Please be careful along the coast and stay away from large waves as they are dangerous. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 21:00 this evening 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 21:30
North Sea
High spring tides together with a storm surge associated with storm Ciara mean high tides are forecast to affect coastal areas. Tides will be at their highest between 03:00 and 06:00 tomorrow morning (Monday 10th February). Areas most at risk are Properties including the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. Flooding to properties, roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Please be careful along the coast and stay away from large waves as they are dangerous. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2020 12:38
North Sea
Waves are forecast to overtop sea defences as a result of high spring tides and strong winds at North Sea at Roker. Tides will be at their highest between 16:00 and 19:45 today, 14/01/2020. Flooding to coastal footpaths, roads and properties is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Properties most at risk are the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. We are closely monitoring the situation and affected areas. Please avoid using risk areas and take care near coastal footpaths and promenades as large waves and spray are likely. Do not drive through flood water or large waves. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jan 2020 14:46
North Sea
Waves are forecast to overtop sea defences as a result of high spring tides and strong winds at North Sea at Roker. Tides will be at their highest between 16:15 and 18:30 today, 13/01/2020. Flooding to coastal footpaths, roads and properties is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Properties most at risk are the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. We are closely monitoring the situation and affected areas. Please avoid using risk areas and take care near coastal footpaths and promenades as large waves and spray are likely. Do not drive through flood water or large waves. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Nov 2019 19:01
North Sea
Large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of spring tides, low pressure and strong winds. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is possible on the high tides between 04:00 and 05:45 Friday, 29/11/2019. Areas most at risk are the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. Coastal conditions are expected to continue after the high tides on Friday at Roker Sea Front. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by 10:00 on 29/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Nov 2019 08:24
North Sea
Large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of spring tides, low pressure and strong winds. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is possible on the high tides from 15:15 and 18:15 Thursday, 28/11/19. Areas most at risk are the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. Coastal conditions are expected to continue after the high tides on Thursday at Roker Sea Front. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by 20:00 on 28/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Nov 2019 15:17
North Sea
Large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of spring tides, low pressure and strong winds. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is possible on the high tides from 04:00 to 06:00 Thursday, 28/11/19. Areas most at risk are the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annie’s. Coastal conditions are expected to continue after the high tides on Thursday at Roker Sea Front. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by 10:00 on 28/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 19:37
North Sea
This warning has been issued for the high tides forecast for Tuesday morning, on the 29/10/2019. Tides will be at their highest between 03:00 and 04:30 on Tuesday morning as a result of particularly high astronomic tides and a surge. Expect water levels to be higher than usual at Roker Sea Front. Wind may cause spray which overtops defences. Areas most at risk include the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and plan driving routed to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. We will continue to monitor the situation and reissue this Warning for any subsequent tides if required. This message will be updated by 11:00 Tuesday 29/10/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 09:37
North Sea
This warning has been issued for the high tides forecast for Monday afternoon, on the 28/10/2019. Tides will be at their highest between 16:00 and 17:00 on Monday afternoon as a result of particularly high astronomic tides and a surge. Expect water levels to be higher than usual at Roker Sea Front. Wind may cause spray. Areas most at risk include the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and plan driving routed to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. We will continue to monitor the situation and reissue this Warning for any subsequent tides if required. This message will be updated by 19:00 Monday 28/10/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Oct 2019 19:53
North Sea
Overtopping of roads and low-lying coastal areas is possible as a result of high spring tides. The tide will be at its highest this afternoon between 17:00 and 19:30, Tuesday 01/10/19, and between 05:45 and 07:30 on Wednesday morning, 02/10/19. Flooding to low lying roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to three hours either side of the high tide. Areas most at risk are beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads at Roker Seafront. Adverse coastal conditions are expected to continue until Wednesday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could result in dangerous conditions. This message will be updated by 11:00 on 02/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Oct 2019 11:24
North Sea
Overtopping of roads and low-lying coastal areas is possible as a result of high spring tides. The tide will be at its highest today afternoon between 17:00 and 19:30, Tuesday 01/10/19. Flooding to low laying roads and farmland is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to three hours either side of the high tide. Areas most at risk are beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads at Roker Seafront. Adverse coastal conditions are expected to continue until Wednesday and we will update this Alert on Tuesday evening with regards to the Wednesday morning high tides. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could result in dangerous conditions. This message will be updated by 19:00 on 01/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 18:47
North Sea
Overtopping of roads and low-lying coastal areas is possible as a result of high spring tides. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and footpaths is possible between 04:15 and 07:30 BST on Tuesday 1st October. Flooding is most likely at high tide (at 05:30 BST), however conditions may apply two to three hours either side of the high tide. The area most at risk is low lying land around Roker seafront. Adverse coastal conditions are expected to continue into next week and we might reissue this Alert on Tuesday morning for further high tides. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads and coastal roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 11:00 on 01/10/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 18:56
North Sea
Overtopping of roads and low-lying coastal areas is possible as a result of high spring tides. Consequently, flooding of roads and footpaths is possible between 4:00am and 7:30am on Monday, 30/09/19. Flooding is most likely at high tide (04:45), however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Areas most at risk are properties at Roker including the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. Adverse coastal conditions are expected to continue into next week and we might reissue this Alert on Monday for further high tides. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads and coastal roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 12:00 on 30/09/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 11:52
North Sea
Overtopping of roads and low-lying coastal areas is possible as a result of high spring tides. Consequently, flooding of roads and footpaths is possible between 4:00pm and 6:30pm on Sunday 29th September, and between 4:00am and 7:30am on Monday 30th September. Flooding is most likely at high tide, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Areas most at risk are properties at Roker including the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies. Adverse coastal conditions are expected to continue into next week and we might reissue this Alert on Monday for further high tides. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads and coastal roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 19:00 on 29/09/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Dec 2018 14:26
North Sea
Large and powerful waves are expected to overtop sea defences as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 16:15 and 17:45 today, 09/12/18. Areas most at risk are Properties at Roker seafront. Coastal conditions are expected to continue until after the high tides at 17:45 on 09/12/18 at above locations. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated by 20:00 on 09/12/18, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 10:33
North Sea
This Warning is issued for the high tide at 5:45pm on Monday 02 April at Roker Seafront. Wind and wave conditions combined with the high tide are likely to cause flooding from wave overtopping throughout the period between 5pm and 6:30pm. Expect tides to be higher than usual. People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. We will continue to monitor the situation. For tide levels please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Mar 2018 11:05
North Sea
The warning for Roker seafront, Sunderland will remain in force for this afternoon’s high tide between 16:45 to 18:15 (Sunday 4th March). Wave overtopping is likely at these times, although conditions may apply two to four hours either side of high tide. Moderate spring tides combined with strong onshore winds are causing large waves and spray, so please take care in this location and near coastal paths and promenades. This may cause localised standing water on roads. Do not drive through flood water or large waves. We will continue to monitor the conditions, and this message will be updated on Sunday 4th March for subsequent tides as required or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Mar 2018 19:16
North Sea
The warning for Roker seafront, Sunderland will remain in force for tomorrow afternoon’s high tide between 16:30 to 18:15 (Sunday 4th March). Wave overtopping is likely at these times, although conditions may apply two to four hours either side of high tide. Moderate spring tides combined with strong onshore winds are causing large waves and spray, so please take care in this location and near coastal paths and promenades. This may cause localised standing water on roads. Do not drive through flood water or large waves. Similar impacts are not expected for the early morning tide on Sunday, however please remain vigilant during the period of high tide. We will continue to monitor the conditions, and this message will be updated on Sunday 4th March for subsequent tides as required or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Mar 2018 11:14
North Sea
The warning for Roker seafront, Sunderland will remain in force for this afternoon’s high tide between 15:45 to 17:30 (Saturday 3rd March). Wave overtopping is likely, and conditions may apply two to four hours either side of high tide. Moderate spring tides combined with strong onshore winds are causing large waves and spray, so please take care in this location and near coastal paths and promenades. This may cause localised standing water on roads. Do not drive through flood water or large waves. We will continue to monitor the conditions, and this message will be updated on Saturday 3rd March for subsequent tides as required or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Mar 2018 19:07
North Sea
The warning for Roker seafront, Sunderland will remain in force only for tomorrow (Saturday 3rd March) afternoon’s high tide. Please note, we are not expecting to see impacts on the morning tide, but please remain vigilant between 03:00 and 05:00am. Wave overtopping is likely between 15:30 to 18:15, although conditions may apply two to four hours either side of high tide. Moderate spring tides combined with strong onshore winds are causing large waves and spray, so please take care in this location and near coastal paths and promenades. This may cause localised standing water on roads. Do not drive through flood water or large waves. We will continue to monitor the conditions, and this message will be updated on Saturday 3rd March for subsequent tides as required or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Mar 2018 08:06
North Sea
This warning for Roker seafront, Sunderland is in place for Friday 2nd March afternoon’s high tide between 15:00 and 17:30. Wave overtopping is likely at these times, although conditions may apply two to four hours either side of high tide. Flooding is possible between these times at properties including Grannie Annies Pub and the Amusement Arcades. Moderate spring tides combined with strong onshore winds are causing large waves and spray, so please take care near coastal paths and promenades. This may cause localised standing water on roads. Do not drive through flood water or large waves. We will continue to monitor the conditions, and this message will be updated on Friday 2nd March for subsequent tides as required.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Dec 2017 15:46
North Sea
The North East is currently experiencing relatively high tides and for the Thursday evening high tide we will experience an approximate 0.7m surge due to the Storm Caroline low pressure system. This flood warning has been issued due to the risk of wave overtopping affecting the seafront and coastal businesses at Roker. The area is likely to be affected between 17:00 and 19:00 on Thursday 7-12-17. We will continue to monitor the situation and reissue this warning if required. Subsequent tides into the weekend are expected to pose less risk. Extreme care should be taken close to exposed coastal locations due to the risk of crashing waves.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Jul 2017 19:45
North Sea
This Flood Warning is being issued as a precaution. We are currently in a period of high spring tides. Strong onshore winds, associated with today’s unsettled weather conditions, are expected to combine with tomorrow morning’s high tide (Monday 24th July) to bring the possibility of some minor wave overtopping and windblown sea spray at Roker Seafront between approximately 4.30am and 6.00am. Properties at this location may be affected by flooding between these times. The public are advised to avoid the seafront at Roker between these times as conditions may be dangerous. This message will be updated or removed by 10:00 tomorrow morning.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Jun 2017 19:57
North Sea
The Flood Warning is in place for The North Sea at Roker, Sunderland with tides at their highest between 5:30 and 8:30am on Wednesday 28th June. Flooding to properties at the Amusement Arcade and the Smugglers Pub is likely at these times. Large waves and spray are likely, so take care near coastal paths and promenades. This may cause localised standing water on roads. Do not drive through flood water or large waves. We will continue to monitor the situation and reissue this Flood Warning for any subsequent tides if required. For tide levels at Roker, Sunderland please see local tide tables or the GOV.UK website.