Flood Warning Info - North Ford Causeway

Area Description

North Ford Causeway.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2022 18:53
North Ford Causeway
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for North Ford Causeway. The prevailing weather forecast, along with very high tides and waves means that flooding from the sea is expected. Gale force westerly winds mean that a combination of wave overtopping, spray and debris may result in the closure of the North Ford Causeway. To find out if the road and causeway are closed please follow the Western Isles Police twitter feed https://twitter.com/WIslesPolice. The highest risk is either side of the high tide on Sunday 20th February, which at Balivanich is at 08:15 GMT. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22727


Flood Warning issued on 5 Feb 2022 06:50
North Ford Causeway
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for North Ford Causeway. The prevailing weather forecast, along with high tides and waves means that flooding from the sea is expected. Gale Force West - South West winds also means that a combination of wave overtopping, spray and debris may result in the closure of the North Ford Causeway. To find out if the road and causeway are closed please follow the Western Isles Police twitter feed https://twitter.com/WIslesPolice. The highest risk is either side of the high tides, which at Balivanich are on 09:00 GMT on 05/02. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22727


Flood Warning issued on 6 Nov 2021 13:12
North Ford Causeway
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for North Ford Causeway. The prevailing weather forecast, along with very high tides and waves means that flooding from the sea is expected. Severe gale force 9 winds also mean that a combination of wave overtopping, spray and debris may result in the closure of the North Ford Causeway. To find out if the road and causeway are closed please follow the Western Isles Police twitter feed https://twitter.com/WIslesPolice. The highest risk is either side of the high tides, which at Balivanich are on Saturday 6th November at around 18:30 ? 20:30 GMT. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22727


Flood Warning issued on 28 Mar 2021 11:54
North Ford Causeway
A FLOOD WARNING update has been issued for North Ford Causeway. The prevailing weather forecast, along with very high tides and waves means that flooding from the sea is expected. Strong south-westerly winds also means that a combination of wave overtopping, spray and debris may result in the closure of the North Ford Causeway. To find out if the road and causeway are closed please follow the Western Isles Police twitter feed https://twitter.com/WIslesPolice. The highest risk is either side of the high tides, which at Balivanich are on Sunday 28th at 19:30 BST and Monday 29th at 07:30 BST. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING UPDATE is now in force until further notice. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22727


Flood Warning issued on 27 Mar 2021 11:04
North Ford Causeway
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for North Ford Causeway. The prevailing weather forecast, along with very high tides and waves means that flooding from the sea is expected. South-Westerly Gale Force winds also means that a combination of wave overtopping, spray and debris may result in the closure of the North Ford Causeway. To find out if the road and causeway are closed please follow the Western Isles Police twitter feed https://twitter.com/WIslesPolice. The highest risk is either side of the high tides, which at Balivanich are on Sunday 28th at 07:00 and 19:30 BST (06:00 and 18:30 GMT - please note the time change this weekend). Further updates will be issued through the weekend. Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22727


Flood Warning issued on 13 Feb 2021 11:51
North Ford Causeway
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for North Ford Causeway. The prevailing weather forecast, along with very high tides and waves means that flooding from the sea is expected. South Easterly Gale Force winds also means that a combination of wave overtopping, spray and debris may result in the closure of the South Ford Causeway. To find out if the road and causeway are closed please follow the Western Isles Police twitter feed https://twitter.com/WIslesPolice. The highest risk is either side of the high tides, which at Balivanich are on Sunday 14th February 7:45am (GMT) Remain vigilant and remember, it is your responsibility to take actions which help protect yourself and your property. Advice and information is also available through Floodline on 0345 9881188. This FLOOD WARNING is now in force until further notice and was sent by phone and sms free of charge to registered customers of our Floodline direct warning service. If you havent already signed up to receive free flood messages, please call Floodline or register online at sepa.org.uk/floodingsignup. Your Floodline quick dial number for this area is 22727