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One of the largest Severn Bores of the year is expected later today.
The great tidal surge is expected at Newnham at 8:50pm and and is due to arrive in Minsterworth an hour later.
Perhaps too late for the surfers.
You can watch these people surfing the Severn Bore earlier this year outside the Severn Bore Inn:
The highest spring tide brought with it a five star Severn bore today.
The Environment Agency had issued a flood warning but in the end the tidal surge wasn't high enough to cause problems. It attracted plenty of would-be bore riders as our Gloucestershire Correspondent Ken Goodwin reports.
Today saw the highest tide of this year so far, and a five star bore to go with it.
Surfers travelled from all over the south west to ride the wave, which is caused by the funneling effect of the Severn estuary.
The Environment Agency's Dave Throup told ITV News West Country that it did not cause any flooding.
The Severn bore and high tides led to some properties being inundated but did not cause the severe flooding that was feared. Three flood warnings had been in place, the highest level indicating a danger to life.
At Minsterworth near the Severn bore pub the flood defences were breached, and some buildings were flooded.
Flood warnings remain in force this morning along the River Severn where the tidal surge ios expected to produce a larger than usual Severn Bore.