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Flood warning for the North East

High waves

6:30pm 27th February 2018
(Updated 6:41pm 27th February 2018)

A flood alert has been issued by the Environment agency for Wearside.

The agency is urging people to be prepared as flooding is possible in the early hours of tomorrow and in the afternoon around the Wear Estuary.

Along with the high tide, strong winds are forecasted and set to cause wave overtopping and spray at the Port of Sunderland, Seaham Harbour, Marine Walk and the Docks throughout these periods.

Flooding is possible from St Mary's Lighthouse to Crimdon Park in North Hartlepool.

High tides are expected from 2pm - with strong winds causing wave overtopping and spray the Port of Sunderland and Marine walk.

The flood alert is to remain in force throughout this week due to the weather conditions, spring tides and onshore wind and waves.

This alert is issued for the morning (02:00 to 03:30) and afternoon (14:00 to 15:30)

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

You can visit the GOV.UK website to see the current flood warnings and view advice on what to do before, during and after a flood here.

Or call Floodline on 0345 988 1188 using quickdial code: 132902.

Follow @EnvAgency and #floodaware on Twitter.

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