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Flood warnings issued for parts of the East Anglian coast

The Environment Agency has issued several flood warnings for the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. Credit: Daren Waters

High tides for Tuesday combined with strong winds will lead to some large waves and coastal flooding in Norfolk and Suffolk.

The Environment Agency has issued several flood warnings for the Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex coast for high tide on Tuesday morning.

Be ready to take action to protect your property if flooding is expected.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue this message for any subsequent tides if required.

– Environment Agency
  • The Norfolk coast from Bacton to Ostend, including Walcott
A flood warning and a flood alert has been issued for the north east coast of Norfolk. Credit: Environment Agency

There is a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses between 5:45am and 9:45am on Tuesday 8th January 2019.

Strong winds and spring tides may cause large waves and spray overtopping on the coast.

Areas most at risk are Sea View, Ann Stannard Way, Keswick Way, and Walcott Rd. The Coast Rd, St Helens Rd, Helena Rd, Poplar Dr, Archibald Dr, Lynton Rd, The Crescent and Ostend Place in Walcott. Seaview Crescent, Ostend Gap, Ostend Rd and Horizon Views.

The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Cromer of 3.07 mAODN at 07:45am, on Tuesday 8th January 2019, which is 1.19m above tide tables, wind Force 7, NW.

mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables

  • The Norfolk coast from Eccles on Sea, to and including, Winterton-on-Sea

There is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 06:45am and 08:45am tomorrow, Tuesday 8th January 2019.

Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides.

The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Cromer of 3.07 mAODN at 07:45am, on Tuesday 8th January 2019, which is 1.19m above tide tables, wind Force 7, North West.

  • The Suffolk coast at Southwold
A flood warning has been issued for the Suffolk coast at Southwold. Credit: Environment Agency

There is a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses between 8:45am and 13:45pm on Tuesday 8th January 2019.

Strong winds and spring tides may cause large waves and spray overtopping on the coast.

Areas most at risk are around Southwold Harbour, Ferry road, the bottom of Queens Road and Constitution Hill, North Road, the bottom of Pier Avenue and Mights Road in Southwold. Bridge Road and Hillside Road in Reydon.

The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Lowestoft of 2.16 mAODN at 10:45am, on Tuesday 8th January 2019, which is 1.36m above tide tables, wind Force 7, NW.

  • Bawdsey Quay and Felixstowe Ferry
There is a flood warning in place for Bawdsey Quay and Felixstowe Ferry. Credit: Environment Agency

There is a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses between 11am and 3pm tomorrow, Tuesday 8th January 2019.

Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides.

Areas most at risk are Bawdsey Quay and in front of the flood defences at Felixstowe Ferry.

The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Harwich of 2.78 mAODN at 1pm, on Tuesday 8th January 2019, which is 0.92m above tide tables, wind Force 6, NW.

FLOOD ALERTS

There are lower level flood alerts in place in the following locations:

  • The Essex coast from Clacton to and including, St Peters Flat and the Colne and Blackwater estuaries
  • The Essex coast from St Peters Flat to and including Shoeburyness and the Crouch and Roach estuaries
  • The Norfolk coast from Caister to Gorleston, including Great Yarmouth
  • The Norfolk coast from Eccles on Sea, to and including, Winterton-on-Sea
  • The Suffolk and Essex coast from Felixstowe to Clacton including Orwell and Stour estuaries
  • The Suffolk coast from Lowestoft to Bawdsey
  • The tidal Deben estuary
  • The tidal Rivers Bure, Ant and Thurne
  • The tidal River Waveney from Ellingham to Breydon Water
  • The tidal River Yare from Thorpe St Andrew to Breydon Water