J3979 : Flooded path, Holywood (1)

taken 8 years ago, near to Holywood and Cultra, Northern Ireland

Flooded path, Holywood (1)
Flooded path, Holywood (1)
14.35 – this part of the North Down coastal path has holes in the seawall to allow surplus rainwater to drain into Belfast Lough. Today, with the tide exceptionally high, the path had flooded
High tide and flood alert, Holywood (6 January 2014)

Some photographs taken at The Esplanade, Holywood, in the period before high water (14.58), Belfast Lough. This was the fourth successive exceptionally high tide since 3 January where flooding had been predicted. In the event, although there been flooding on previous days, today’s slightly lower tide, which was not backed by a strong wind, did not affect neighbouring houses.

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Date Taken
Monday, 6 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 January, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Paths  Air, Sky, Weather 
Place (from Tags)
Holywood  Belfast Lough 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 392 791 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.4558N 5:50.6615W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 392 791
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Flood Warning  Flooding Alert  Flood  Path  North Down Coastal Path  Seat 

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