Wear estuary

Warning no longer in force

This Flood Alert has been removed. Coastal conditions should ease for the 16/11/2019 afternoon high tide. We continue to monitor the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.

This information last updated 9:53am, Saturday 16th November.

Flood Warning Area Details

The Wear estuary from Lamb Bridge at Chester-le-street to the North Sea Coast

Region: North East

Counties covered: County Durham, Sunderland

Watercourses covered: River Wear

Area covered by this alert location

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

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

Wear estuary at Sunderland North Dock and White Heugh
Marine Activities Centre at Wearmouth and properties at White Heugh, Fatfield

No current or recent warnings.

Wear estuary at Sunderland low street
Properties at Wylam Warfe, Low Street

No current or recent warnings.

Wear estuary at Deptford and South Hylton
Properties at Deptford and South Hylton

No current or recent warnings.

River Wear at Cox Green
Properties in Cox Green

No current or recent warnings.

River Wear at South View and Victoria Bridge House, Fatfield
Properties along South View in Fatfield and Victoria Bridge House

No current or recent warnings.

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