Tyne and Wear coast

Warning no longer in force

This Flood Alert has been removed. The risk of flooding from the North Sea has now reduced. There is no longer a threat of flooding, though standing water may still remain. We continue to monitor the situation for this afternoon’s tide (15/01/2020).

This information last updated 10:17am, Wednesday 15th January.

Flood Warning Area Details

The North Sea from St Mary's Lighthouse to Crimdon Park, North Hartlepool

Region: North East

Counties covered: County Durham, Hartlepool, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland

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 Tyne and Wear coast.

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

North Sea at Roker, Sunderland
Properties including the Amusement Arcades and Grannie Annies

Recent warnings no longer in force.

North Sea at Whitley Bay, Cullercoats and Tynemouth
Properties including Whitley Sands Refreshment Kiosk, Robinson Crusoe's Cafe at Tynemouth Longsands, Tynemouth Sailing Club and the area at Cullercoats Bay around the Lifeboat Station and the Dove Marine Laboratory

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Wear estuary at Sunderland low street
Properties at Wylam Warfe, Low Street

No current or recent warnings.

Wear estuary at Sunderland North Dock and White Heugh
Marine Activities Centre at Wearmouth and properties at White Heugh, Fatfield

No current or recent warnings.

Wear estuary at Deptford and South Hylton
Properties at Deptford and South Hylton

No current or recent warnings.

Wear estuary
The Wear estuary from Lamb Bridge at Chester-le-street to the North Sea Coast

Recent warnings no longer in force.

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