The Environment Agency says that Monday morning’s tide at 11:37 will be higher than normal due to Storm Ciara, which increases tide table values by 0.58m. The total forecast tide is 5.03 metres Chart Datum (2.44 mAOD) at Cowes.
For 1 hour either side of high water, the tide could come close to affecting a small number of properties at Medina Road, the Arcade, and Cowes High Street near to the Red Jet terminal. Road flooding is expected along the Esplanade, The Parade, Albany Road, York Avenue, Castle Street, Well Road in East Cowes and at The Quay, Newport.
Elsewhere on the Island… flooding of seafront roads, esplanades and car parks around the coast is expected, including the ferry terminal at Yarmouth.
Monday night’s tide at 00:09 on Tuesday will be much lower, but very minor impact flooding may still occur.
Those who have flood protection are being advised to install it 1 hour before high tide. Locals should move cars from seafront car parks too.
- Well Road – East Cowes
- St Mary’s Road car park – Cowes
- Simeon Street rec – Ryde