Flood alert issued for this afternoon

Aerial View of the Wyre Estuary
Aerial View of the Wyre Estuary
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A flood alert has been issued for the Wyre estuary at this afternoon’s high tide.

The Environment Agency has issued the alert for the Wyre estuary, running from Fleetwood to Poulton-le-Fylde and Great Eccleston.

High tide is expected at 1.06pm today, with an amber alert ‘be prepared’ in place for a possible tidal surge following the high tide.