Flood Warning Info - South Ford Causeway

Area Description

South 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:

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 13 Feb 2021 11:39
South Ford Causeway
An updated FLOOD WARNING has been issued for South 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. Flooding is also possible at Creagorry to low-lying land, roads and properties. 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 7:45 am (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 UPDATE 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 22733


Flood Warning issued on 12 Feb 2021 10:46
South Ford Causeway
A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for South Ford Causeway. The prevailing weather forecast, along with high tides and waves means that flooding from the sea is expected. South Easterly near gale force winds also means that a combination of wave overtopping, spray and debris may result in the closure of the South Ford Causeway. Flooding is also possible at Creagorry to low-lying land, roads and properties. 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 13th February 07:30am (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 22733