Flood Alert 7th November 2018

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency.

Flood Alert in force: Southampton Water.

Flooding is possible for:
Coast around Southampton Water including Calshot and Lepe.

Be prepared.

Wednesday morning’s tide at 10:18 on 07/11/2018 and 12:12 on 7/11/2018 is higher than normal as unsettled weather brings strong southerly force 7 winds. Levels will be similar to those recorded in January this year. For an hour either side of high water, flooding will affect; the boat yards at Bursledon, Quay at Hamble,  Rising Sun car park at Warsash, lower floor level at Eling Tide Mill, Magazine Lane and footpaths at Riverside Park. The weather increases tide table values by 0.48 m (surge) giving a forecast tide of 5.18 metres Chart Datum (2.44 mAOD) at Southampton (although tide levels could peak 10cm higher than this).
Tide levels remain high over the next few days but further impacts are not expected. We continue to monitor the forecast.
At Priory Road, residents may wish to install flood protection as a precaution.

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