for Flood alert in force now East coast of Dorset

Flooding is possible - be prepared

Large and powerful waves are expected overnight for the east coast of Dorset. This is the result of west north westerly winds gusting up to force 8 in strength. Consequently, flooding is possible for the duration of the strong winds, between 01:00 on 09/12/19 and 06:00 on 09/12/19. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Castletown, Weymouth, Preston Beach, Swanage Bay, Studland Bay, Sandbanks, Poole Harbour, Bournemouth Beach, Hengistbury Head and Christchurch Harbour We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/12/19, or as the situation changes.

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