Wye Estuary in Gloucestershire

Flood alert

High tides are forecast to overtop at Brockweir with spray expected as a result of high spring tides. Tides will be at their highest between 20:00 and 22:00 today, 18/09/20. Flooding to properties, roads and farmland is expected at these times, however conditions may apply two to four hours either side of the high tide. A series of high tides is due over the next 4 days. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent the Wye Estuary from Redbrook to Chepstow. The tide peaked Friday morning at Newport 6.85m and Avonmouth 13.74m. Predicted peaks:- Avonmouth 14.2m to 14.5m at 21:00 on 18/09/20, Newport 7.2m to 7.5m at 20:45 on 18/09/20 We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated by 23:00 on 18/09/20, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 12:15pm, Friday 18th September.

Flood Warning Area Details

Wye Estuary in Gloucestershire

Region: No longer used

Counties covered: Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire

Watercourses covered: Wye Estuary

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Wye Estuary in Gloucestershire.

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).

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