Flood Alert Update: 14th/15th Nov. 2020

The following Flood Alert Update was issued by the Environment Agency at 1836 on 14th November 2020. The total forecast tide height is 5.29m:

Flooding is possible for: Coast around Southampton Water including Calshot, Lepe and the Hamble Estuary.    Be prepared.

Sunday morning’s tide at 10:26 on 15/11/2020 and 12:35 on 15/11/2020 is higher than normal due to unsettled weather with strong South Westerly Force 6 winds. The weather increases tide table values by 0.31 m. The total forecast tide is 5.29 metres Chart Datum (2.55 mAOD) at Southampton. For 1 hour either side of high water, the lower floor of Eling Tide Mill and Eling Lane will flood. At Testwood, property nearest the estuary could come close to flooding. Road and car park flooding is expected at Ashlett Creek, Calshot Activity Centre, Hythe sea front, Promenade, Shore Road and High Street; Magazine Lane (Marchwood), Woodmill Lane, Priory Road, St Denys, Quay and Rope Walk (Hamble), Shore Road (Warsash), outbuildings at Fawley Refinery, boat yards at Bursledon and Swanwick. At 22:46 on 15/11/2020‚ the tide level may be similar. We’ll issue further advice. At Priory Road, residents may wish to install flood protection. We will update this message by 16:00 on Sunday 15/11/2020.