The Essex coast from Clacton to and including, St Peters Flat and the Colne and Blackwater estuaries

Warning no longer in force

Levels are now well below the flood risk thresholds. The forecast is for no current flood risk from flooding today, Tuesday 1st December 2020. Continue to take care on waterside roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor levels closely.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 2:33pm, Tuesday 1st December.

Flood Warning Area Details

The Essex coast from Clacton to St Peters Flat, including Jaywick, Brightlingsea, Mersea Island, Heybridge, Maldon and the Colne and Blackwater estuaries

Region: No longer used

Counties covered: Essex

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 The Essex coast from Clacton to and including, St Peters Flat and the Colne and Blackwater estuaries.

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

The tidal River Colne upstream of the Colne Barrier
The tidal River Colne upstream of the Colne Barrier at Wivenhoe, including the Roman River at Fingringhoe and Colchester

No current or recent warnings.

The Essex coast at West Mersea, including The Strood and surrounding marshland
The Essex coast at West Mersea, including The Strood and surrounding marshland from the Colne Barrier to Abbotts Hall Farm

No current or recent warnings.

The Essex coast at East Mersea
The marshland around East Mersea, including the land bordering Pyefleet Channel, Brightlingsea Reach and the Mersea Flats

No current or recent warnings.

Salcott cum Virley
Salcott cum Virley, and surrounding marshland

No current or recent warnings.

Tollesbury and adjacent marshland
The area of Tollesbury from Salcott Channel, including Old Hall Creek and adjacent marshland towards Goldhangar

No current or recent warnings.

Maldon Town waterfront and the Hythe
Maldon Town waterfront from Anchorage Hill, including Chandlers Quay, The Hythe, Promenade Park and Blackwater Leisure Centre

No current or recent warnings.

The south bank of the Blackwater estuary in Essex
The south bank of the Blackwater estuary from Maylandsea to St Peters Flat, including Osea Island

No current or recent warnings.

The Blackwater estuary from Maldon to Maylandsea
The south bank of the Blackwater estuary from Maldon to Maylandsea, including Northey Island

No current or recent warnings.

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