Flood Warning Info - Bosham and West Itchenor

Area Description

Coastal areas of Bosham and West Itchenor, including Chidham, Broadbridge, and Bosham Hoe.

This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning Currently in Force

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


Flood Warning issued on 4 Jan 2018 16:35
The Solent
The tide tonight Thursday 4 January 2018 into Friday 5 January 2018 should not be significantly higher than we’ve seen in recent days. Any impacts should be minimal and localised but we are not expecting any flooding to properties. The forecast for Friday afternoon remains a little unsettled, but it is possible a Flood Warning may be reissued. We shall update this message by 10:00 Friday 5 January 2018 with our best assessment of potential impacts. Time and date of high water 01:30 on 05/01/2018 Predicted astronomical tide level 2.26 mAOD Forecast surge height 0.09 m Forecast high water level at Chichester 2.35 mAOD or 5.09 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 7


Flood Warning issued on 4 Jan 2018 07:47
The Solent
Strong winds and large waves shall return for lunchtime’s tide Thursday 4 Jan 2018, but less stormy than Wednesday. Tide levels are expected to be only 10 centimetres higher than Wednesday so similar impacts are expected. Flooding will affect Shore Road as well as a small number of properties on Bosham High Street and along Gloucester Terrace. All flood boards should be installed. Water will also be high up slipways in West Itchenor. Take care if visiting the coast. Install flood protection products if available. Tides will likely decrease over the coming days. This message will be updated by 17:00 Thursday 4 January 2018. Time and date of high water 12:45 on 04/01/2018 Predicted astronomical tide level 2.30 mAOD Forecast surge height 0.4 m Forecast high water level at Chichester 2.70 mAOD or 5.44 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 8


Flood Warning issued on 3 Jan 2018 15:22
The Solent
Storm Eleanor will ease but strong winds, large waves and a higher than average tide will continue tonight. Impacts should be less than today, but water will flood Shore Road and minor flooding impacts are expected on Bosham High Street at high tide. Shoreside properties around Chichester Harbour could also be affected. This Flood Warning will be reissued for Thursday 4 Jan with a comparable tide to Wednesday. Tides do not fall significantly until the weekend, but with wind and waves easing the overall flood risk should reduce. Take care if visiting the coast. Install flood protection products if available. This message will be updated by 11:00 Thursday 4 January 2018. Time and date of high water 00:30 on 04/01/2018 Predicted astronomical tide level 2.28 mAOD Forecast surge height 0.30 m Forecast high water level at Chichester 2.58 mAOD or 5.32 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 5


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 19:54
The Solent
This message is being issued for the high tide on Wednesday 3 January at 11:45, when strong winds, large waves and a higher than average tide are forecast to coincide. Around high tide flooding will affect Shore Road, as well as a small number of properties in Bosham High Street and along Gloucester Terrace. All flood boards should be installed. Water will also be high up slipways in West Itchenor. We are monitoring conditions. Tide levels are high over the next 48 hours. But further Flood Warnings are not expected based on current forecasts. This message will be updated by 15:00 Wednesday 3 January. Time and date of high water 11:45 on 03/01/2018 Predicted astronomical tide level 2.35 mAOD Forecast surge height 0.32 m Forecast high water level at Chichester 2.67 mAOD or 5.41 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 8