Coast at North Morecambe Bay

Flood alert

High water levels are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of current spring tides cycle. The tide overnight will be at its highest at around 01:45, 20/09/20. Flooding to roads and farmland is possible, however conditions may apply up to two hours either side of the high tide. The highest tides are forecast overnight. However, tides remain high through until Monday afternoon, 21/09/20, these may also cause further flooding to roads and farmland. 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 may be affected. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/09/20, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 5:35pm, Saturday 19th September.

Flood Warning Area Details

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

Region: No longer used

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.

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

Cumbrian coastline at North Morecambe Bay, along the coast from Roosebeck to Carnforth
North Morecambe Bay including 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 Roosebeck, South Ulverston, Canal Foot, East Plain Farm, Flookburgh Caravan Park, Meathop, Arnside and Sandside

No current or recent warnings.

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