Coast from Heacham to north of King's Lynn in Norfolk

Flood alert

Tides are expected to be higher than usual as a result of a low pressure surge and strong North-Westerly Winds. Tides will be at their highest at 07:30 tomorrow morning, Thursday 21 October 2021. Flooding along coastal areas is possible at this time, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. We expect flooding to affect Heacham, Snettisham, Ingoldisthorpe, Dersingham and Wolferton. Detailed tidal information for those who use it: the predicted astronomical tide level is 3.85 mAODN. The forecast surge height is 0.79 m. The forecast tide level is 4.64 mAOD. The forecast wind direction is North-Westerly. The forecast wind strength is Force 7. We are closely monitoring the situation and will provide updates to this information, when required. This message will be updated at 08:00 on Thursday 21 October 2021.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 5:34pm, Wednesday 20th October.

Flood Warning Area Details

Heacham, Snettisham, Ingoldisthorpe, Dersingham and Wolferton

Region: East of England

Counties covered: Norfolk

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 Coast from Heacham to north of King's Lynn in Norfolk.

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 risk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Coast from Hunstanton to north of King's Lynn
Hunstanton, Heacham, Snettisham, Ingoldisthorpe, Dersingham and Wolferton areas

No current or recent warnings.

West Norfolk Coast along Snettisham sea front
properties in front of the flood defences, along the sea front at Snettisham

No current or recent warnings.

Precautionary Evacuation Notice area at Snettisham seafront
Properties in front of the flood defences, along the sea front at Snettisham

No current or recent warnings.

West Norfolk Coast at Snettisham
properties and caravan parks along Beach Road

No current or recent warnings.

Coast from north of King's Lynn to Snettisham
North Wootton, Wolferton, Dersingham, Ingoldisthorpe and Snettisham

No current or recent warnings.

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