Updated: Crooklets beach mentioned in coastal flood alert

Bude is excluded from this flood alert which extends from The Rumps to Hartland Point, which says:

Flooding is possible over the high tides on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning. 

High water at Padstow is at 19:36  on Tuesday 7th December and 07:59 on Wednesday 8th December, but times of high water will vary along the coast. 

Strong Force 8 westerly winds, veering north westerly, and offshore wave heights of 6-10m are forecast to cause wave overtopping of sea defences and sea spray in exposed coastal locations.

Edge of quays likely to flood including any low lying car parks and roads with particular emphasis on Port Quinn, Port Isaac and Port Gaverne, Boscastle and Crooklets Beach. 

Expect tides to be around 700mm higher than predicted due to weather conditions. 

With strong wind and large waves seafront areas will be dangerous. 

People are advised to stay away from risk areas and take care next to the coast.     

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