Flood Alert Info - Tidal areas of Littlehampton Rope Walk

Area Description

Rope Walk, Ferry and Bridge Road on the west banks of the lower tidal River Arun at Littlehampton.

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.
Get a Flood Insurance Quote
for your Home or Business

Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Alert.
Download the Flood Assist App
Download the Flood Assist App to view current flood warnings, check your flood risk, and create your digital flood action plan.
Sign up for Live Flood Warnings & Alerts
Sign up to receive live flood warning and alert updates for your location using data from the Environment Agency, SEPA and NRW.

Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
Flood Insurance for homes & businesses in the Littlehampton area

Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 16:36
Littlehampton Harbour
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 Alert 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 01:15 on 05/01/2018 Predicted astronomical tide level 3.02 mAOD Forecast surge height 0.12 m Forecast high water level at Littlehampton 3.14 mAOD or 5.88 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 7


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 07:44
Littlehampton Harbour
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. Water could affect boatyards and the industrial areas along Littlehampton Rope Walk and may back up through the drains. 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 3.02 mAOD Forecast surge height 0.4 m Forecast high water level at Littlehampton 3.42 mAOD or 6.47 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 8


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 17:59
Littlehampton Harbour
This message is for Thursday lunchtime’s high water. The tide level should be comparable – but marginally higher – than Wednesday lunchtime. The wind and waves will be slightly smaller, but still quite choppy. Water could affect boatyards and the industrial areas along Littlehampton Rope Walk and may back up through the drains. Install flood protection products if available. Tide levels and the risk of flooding should gradually lower over the coming days. This message will be updated by 11:00 Thursday 4 January 2018. Time and date of high water 12:45 on 04/01/2018 Predicted astronomical tide level 3.02 mAOD Forecast surge height 0.40 m Forecast high water level at Littlehampton 3.42 mAOD or 6.19 mCD Forecast wind direction Westerly Forecast wind strength Force 7