for Flood alert in force now North Devon Coast from Hartland Point to Lynmouth

Flooding is possible - be prepared

Flooding is possible over the high tide on Wednesday morning. High water at Ilfracombe is at 0730 AM, times of high water will vary along the coast. Strong force 5 to 6 north westerly winds and offshore wave heights of up to 2m may cause wave overtopping of sea defences and sea spray in exposed coastal location. 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 and the internet. 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 Ilfracombe is 5.03 mAOD, this is 0.03 metres below astronomical tide level.

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