The Suffolk coast at Southwold

Flood Alert

This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths between 6.15pm and 8.15pm today. We expect high tide levels at the harbourside in Southwold. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Lowestoft of 1.93mAODN at 7.15pm, on Monday 9th December, which is 1.12m above tide tables, wind Force 6, NNW. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. Large waves on the sea front are expected given the forecast strong winds. We are closely monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue anything else for the following tide.

This information last updated 10:54am, Monday 9th December.

Flood Warning Area Details

The Suffolk coast at Southwold, including Reydon Marshes

Region: Anglian

Counties covered: Suffolk

Watercourses covered: North 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 The Suffolk coast at Southwold.

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).

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