Friday 6th January 2023

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency.
Flood Alert in force: South Cornwall Coast from Gribbin Head to Rame Head.
Flooding is possible for: Gribbin Head to Rame Head including, Fowey, Golant, Lostwithiel, Lerryn, Polruan, Polperro, Looe and the Looe Rivers and Seaton.
Be prepared.
Flooding is possible over the high tide on Saturday morning 07 January. High water at Plymouth is at 05.51am, times of high water will vary along the coast.
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. 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.
Keep up to date with weather and tide conditions on local radio. We will continue to monitor the situation and issue updates as required.
Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level at Plymouth is 2.61 mAOD, this is 0.53 metres above astronomical tide level.
To check the latest information for your area
* Visit the GOV.UK website to see the current flood warnings, view river and sea levels or check the 5-day flood risk forecast: https://check-for-flooding.service.gov.uk/.../114WACT1T1CA00