Weather Warning – Castletown Promenade

Issued at:
1500 on Tuesday 21st November 2017

Warning type:

Heavy rain, coastal overtopping

Colour code:Amber

Adverse conditions are expected to affect the Island
from: 22/1000 until: 23/1500

Heavy rain:

Spells of rain will develop overnight, heavy at times tomorrow morning, bringing a risk of localised flooding. The rain will move away mid to late afternoon but return for a time tomorrow evening and night.
Total rainfall 25-30mm with a risk of 40-50mm over the hills.

Coastal overtopping:

Gale force south to southwest winds around the time of high tide Wednesday lunchtime (1:25pm) and again during the early hours of Thursday morning (1:45am) will bring waves and debris onto exposed roads and promenades.
Areas most affected will be Shore Road – Rushen, Castletown Promenade and the Northern part of Douglas Promenade.


Fresh south to southwest winds overnight tonight, will quickly increase to gale force Wednesday morning (gusts to 55 mph), easing northerly 10 to 15 mph for a time in the evening, then increasing southwest gale force again overnight into Thursday (gusts 60mph). The wind will slowly ease on Thursday afternoon as it turns westerly.