Flood Alert for 7 January

6th January 2023 in Environment, Local News, Mousehole, Newlyn, Penzance

Flood Alert issued for tomorrow morning’s high tide

Where is flooding possible?

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency from Lands End to Lizard Point from tomorrow morning.

Flooding is possible over the high tide tomorrow morning for: Mousehole, Newlyn, Penzance, Longrock, Marazion, and Praa Sands. (High tide at Newlyn is at 4:52am)

Strong force 8 south westerly winds and offshore wave heights of between 4 and 5m are forecast to cause wave overtopping of sea defences and sea spray in exposed coastal locations in Mounts Bay. Expect tides to be around 530mm higher than predicted due to weather conditions.

People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast. You can keep up to date with weather and tide conditions on local radio stations.

Need help or advice?

Call Floodline: 0345 988 1188 (open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

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