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13th December, 2012
The following flood alert has been issued by Cork City Council on 13th December, 2012


The natural cycle of High Tides for the following days is predicted for the times given below:

Thursday 13/12/12 17:19 hours.
Friday 14/12/12 05:47 hours and 18.10 hours 
Saturday 15/12/12 06:37 hours and 18:58 hours
Sunday 16/12/12 07:25 hours and 19:45 hours

A tidal surge & strong south to south easterly winds are predicted over the
next number of days with particular severity for Friday morning. These
factors combined will increase the tide levels over the natural tide levels.
During this period, prior to and after these tides, there is a danger of Tidal Flooding in the City.  It is possible that flooding mayoccur in the low lying areas of the City Centre including South Terrace, Trinity Bridge, Georges Quay, Cotter Street, Stable Lane, Union Quay, Morrisons Quay, Proby’s Quay, Frenchs Quay,
Crosses Green, Sharman Crawford St, Wandesford Quay, Lavitts Quay,
Kyrls Street & Kyrls Quay, Coal Quay, South Mall,
Oliver Plunkett Street, Pembroke St., Princes Street, Marlborough Street,
Cook Street, Winthrop Street, Kennedy Quay, Centre Park Road,
Monahan’s Road and the low lying areas of the City Centre.

Householders and businesses should take Precautionary Measures to protect property.

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