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Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Dorset: West Bay and Lyme Regis Flood Warnings

Tonight - Flood Warnings, West Bay and Lyme Regis (May 5, 2015)

Dorset Echo report:

FLOOD warnings have been issued for West Bay and Lyme Regis tonight by the Environment Agency.

Warnings have been issued for the Esplanade, Quayside, Heron Court, Forty Foot Way, Driftwood, George Street, Swains Row, The Old Timberyard, Station Way, Pier Terrace and East Beach in West Bay.

A warning has also been issued for Lyme Regis around the harbour.

The warnings will remain in force from 6.15pm until 10.15pm.

The tide will be highest at 8.15pm with the forecast wind direction south westerly.

The wind is forecast to be strength seven with waves and spray overtopping which will particularly affect the Esplanade, Quayside and East and West Beach in West Bay.

Waves and spray overtopping will particularly affect The Cobb in Lyme Regis.

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