Coast from Whitstable to Margate

Warning no longer in force

The high tide today Thursday 18th January at 13:30 has now passed. High tide combined with a 1 meter coastal surge. This resulted in flooding of roads and land close to the coast however no property flooding has been reported. Subsequent high tides are not forecast to be a concern. Due to strong winds extra caution should still be taken in coastal areas.

This information last updated 3:36pm, Thursday 18th January.

Flood Warning Area Details

Areas at risk of coastal flooding from Whitstable to Margate, including Herne Bay, Reculver, Marshside, Saint Nicholas at Wade, Birchington and Westgate on Sea

Region: South East

Counties covered: Kent

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 Coast from Whitstable to Margate.

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

Coast from Seasalter to Margate
The coast and tidal areas from Seasalter to Margate, including Seasalter, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Reculver and Margate.

No current or recent warnings.

Properties at Chislet and Wade Marsh south of the Railway Line
Areas at risk of coastal flooding at Chislet and Wade Marshes south of the Railway Line, including Marshside and Saint Nicholas at Wade

No current or recent warnings.

Coast from Swalecliffe to Pegwell Bay
Coastal areas from Swalecliffe to Pegwell Bay

No current or recent warnings.

Coast from Reculver to Birchington
Areas at risk of coastal flooding from Reculver to Birchington, including Plum Pudding Island

No current or recent warnings.

Grove Ferry and Plucks Gutter
Grove Ferry and Plucks Gutter

No current or recent warnings.

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