Coast from Heysham to Cockerham

Flood Alert

Waves are expected to affect the foreshore as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Tides will be at their highest between 00:00 and 01:00 tomorrow, 21/02/19, and between 11:30 and 13:00, tomorrow 21/02/19. Flooding to properties is possible at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. Flooding is affecting low lying land, roads and coastal paths at White Lund, Heysham Moss, south Heysham, Potts Corner, Sunderland Point, Thurnham, Cockersands, Bank Houses, Cockerham, Braides, Cockerham Moss and surrounding areas. Sunderland point is the area most at risk. Coastal conditions are expected to continue until after the high tides at 13:12 on 22/02/19 at Sunderland Point. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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, 21/02/19, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 4:21pm, Wednesday 20th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Sandylands, Middleton, Sunderland, Bank Houses, Hillam, Sand Side and Cockerham Moss

Region: North West

Counties covered: 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 from Heysham to Cockerham.

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

Lancashire coastline at Sunderland, around Sunderland Point, Bazil Point and Potts Corner
Oxcliffe Hill Farm, Heaton, Bazil Point, Sunderland Point, Sunderland Brows Farm and Alderley Bank

No current or recent warnings.

Lancashire tidal breach at Sunderland, Area A
Agricultural land and farm buildings south of Oxcliffe Road/Mellishaw Lane in the Heaton-with-Oxcliffe CP Region.

No current or recent warnings.

Lancashire tidal breach at Sunderland, Area B
Agricultural land, caravan parks and properties in and around Middleton, Overton and Morecambe (Sandylands, West End, White Lund Trading Estate).

No current or recent warnings.

Lancashire tidal breach at Thurnham, Area A
Properties and agricultural land in and surrounding Moss Edge in the Cockerham Moss region.

No current or recent warnings.

Lancashire tidal breach at Thurnham, Area B
Properties and agricultural land between Moss Edge and Garstang Road/Lancaster Road/B5272.

No current or recent warnings.

Lancashire coastline at Thurnham, around Cockersands Abbey, Thurnham Moss and Conder Green
Glasson, Chapel Hill, Plover Hill, Cockersand Abbey, Thurnham Moss, Banks Houses and Conder Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

Low lying coastline at Thurnham
Glasson, Chapel Hill, Plover Hill, Cockersand Abbey, Thurnham Moss, Banks Houses, Hillam, Wheatsheaf Cottages and Conder Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

Lancashire coastline at Thurnham, between Glasson and Marsh Lane A588
Glasson, Thurnham Moss, Hillam Lane Farm, Wheatsheaf Cottages and Thurnham Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

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