River Levels
River Levels

North Cornwall coast from The Rumps to Hartland Point excluding Bude

Flood alert

Flooding is possible over the high tide on Saturday evening. High water at Padstow is at 6.52pm, flooding is possible one hour either side of high tide. Times of high water will vary along the coast. Very high spring tides, accompanied by force 6 southerly winds and offshore wave heights of over 2m, could cause overtopping of quays and flooding to low-lying roads, car parks and footpaths. The communities most at risk include Port Quin, Port Isaac, Port Gaverne, and Boscastle. People are advised to take care near the coast. Keep up to date with weather and tide conditions on local radio. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this information by midday on Sunday. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level at Ilfracombe is 5.39 mAOD, this is 0.06 metres above astronomical tide level.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 4:43pm, Friday 29th September.

Flood Warning Area Details

The Rumps to Hartland Point including Port Quinn, Port Isaac, Port Gaverne, Flexbury, Widmouth Bay, Trebarwith Strand and Boscastle

Region: South West

Counties covered: Cornwall

Watercourses covered: North Cornwall Coast

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for North Cornwall coast from The Rumps to Hartland Point excluding Bude.

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

North Cornwall coast at Wadebridge and Chapel Amble
Low lying parts of Wadebridge including Molesworth Street, Harbour Road, Eddystone Road, Southern Way and Trevilling Road, and Chapel Amble

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal River Camel excluding Wadebridge and Chapel Amble
low lying areas on the tidal River Camel including Padstow, Rock, Sladesbridge and the A389

No current or recent warnings.

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