High tides in Tintern for 2020

The following information for 2020 has been provided by Monmouthshire County Council’s Land Drainage Officer, Martyn Evans. Further information can be obtained from him on 01633 644769 and his email address is highways@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Please note that this information is intended as a guide only. If you are concerned about flooding you are advised to check river levels and flood warnings on the Natural Resources Wales website: www.naturalresources.wales/flooding

The levels shown in the table below are those forecast for Newport. Natural Resources Wales typically issue Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings for the Wye Estuary at Tintern when tides a Newport are above 7.2m and 7.5m respectively. However, Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings may also be issued at other times should weather and atmospheric conditions result in increased water levels.

The Council will provide sandbags to store in case of flooding. To obtain a supply, please telephone 01633 644644 and state the number of bags required together with your name, address and telephone number. Once sandbags are delivered, they become the property of the requester who is then responsible for disposal of the bags after use.

Estimated high tides for Tintern in 2020
Note that tidal surges could occur at any time and cause flooding which is not forecast.
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