Coast at North Morecambe Bay

Flood Alert

Large and powerful waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides. Tides will be at their highest between 12:30 and 14:30 on 23/02/19. Flooding to low lying areas, roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two hours either side of the high tide. Areas at particular risk are low lying land, roads and coastal paths at Roosebeck, South Ulverston, Canal Foot, Crake estuary, Rusland Valley, Leven estuary, Eea estuary, Flookburgh, East Plain Farm, Grange-over-Sands, Meathop, Kent estuary, Milnthorpe, B5282 coast road, Sandside and Arnside. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this should the situation change. Our incident response staff have closed tidal flood gates. Please avoid using low lying coastal footpaths and roads during this period.

This information last updated 7:26am, Saturday 23rd February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Coast at North Morecambe Bay from Roa Island to Carnforth including low lying areas around Ulverston, Greenodd, Haverthwaite, Flookburgh, Grange-over-Sands, Levens, Milnthorpe, Sandside, Arnside and Silverdale

Region: North West

Counties covered: Cumbria, Lancashire

Watercourses covered: Irish Sea

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Coast at North Morecambe Bay.

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

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Cumbrian coastline at North Morecambe Bay, along the coast from Roa Island to Carnforth
North Morecambe Bay including Roa Island, Roosebeck, South Ulverston, Canal Foot, East Plain Farm, Arnside and Sandside.

No current or recent warnings.

Cumbrian coastline at North Morecambe Bay
Flooding from the sea around Morecambe Bay

No current or recent warnings.

Windermoor Embankment Breach
Flooding of properties behind Windermoor Embankment, East Plains Farm, Bourne Leisure and others in Flookburgh area.

No current or recent warnings.

River Leven at Newby Bridge and Backbarrow
Properties adjacent to the River Leven at Newby Bridge and Backbarrow, including the Swan Hotel, Boat Houses, Mill Farm, The Whitewater Hotel, Water Close, Lakeland Village, Coach House and Levens Dale

No current or recent warnings.

Cumbrian coastline at North Morecambe Bay, between Roosebeck, Ulverston, Flookburgh and A590
North Morecambe Bay including Roa Island, Roosebeck, South Ulverston, Canal Foot, East Plain Farm, Flookburgh Caravan Park, Meathop, Arnside and Sandside

No current or recent warnings.

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