Gale force southwest winds today and a fairly big tide will to lead to splash over of large waves at around the time of high tide (approximately 12:49). Debris is likely to left at susceptible locations, e.g. Shore Road along the south coast, towards the north of Douglas promenade, and also at other locations around the island.
At the next high tide (01:09 tonight), some splash over is again likely. Then tomorrow, with waves becoming very large, the splash over is expected to be quite severe in places (high tide 13:32).
Tidal Flood Warnings
|Port St Mary|
River/Rainfall Flood Warnings
686100 - recorded telephone message (local rate)
Met Office Forecaster
0900 6243 200 - direct line to Ronaldsway Met Office (calls cost 50p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge)
Key to icon and colour references
|No warning in operation. Flooding not expected or danger passed.|
|Flood Watch - Flooding possible. Be aware of and prepare for risk of flooding (situation will be monitored and information updated).|
|Minor flooding is likely inland (e.g. due to blocked drains, etc.) or waves are likely to break over exposed coastal roads with debris and temporary flooding|
|Significant risk of flooding likely to cause damage and/or disruption|
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