Christchurch Harbour

Flood Alert

We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Christchurch Harbour and tidal stretches of the Lower Stour and Avon. Peak high water is predicted for 2100 this evening and 0930 tomorrow morning. We are experiencing a tidal surge which means that water levels have been higher than predicted. We are closely monitoring the situation and will close flood gates as required. This message will be updated on the 12th December

This information last updated 4:33pm, Wednesday 11th December.

Flood Warning Area Details

Christchurch Harbour and tidal stretches of the Lower Stour and Avon

Region: South West

Counties covered: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Watercourses covered: English Channel

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Christchurch Harbour.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

Note: the area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. It is not a live map of current flooding. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the fisk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Christchurch Harbour Side
Areas in close proximity to Christchurch Harbour including Mudeford, Stanpit, the Quomps and Wick areas

No current or recent warnings.

Dorset coast at Christchurch
Areas situated behind the defences at Christchurch

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Avon at Christchurch
Bridge Street, Stoney Lane and Monkswell Gardens in Purewell

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Stour from Longham to Christchurch
Parley, Corfe Mullen, Hampreston, Ferndown, Throop, Hurn, Bournemouth and Christchurch

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Stour at Beaulieu Garden Park Home Site
Beaulieu Garden Park Home Site

No current or recent warnings.

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