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European coasts

Forecast surge in Baltic (Jan 2015)

eSurge Live event, initiated 6/1/15 in response to a surge predicted for 10/1/15 by the Danish surge model (, as shown in the images below.

Bora-driven flooding in Cesenatico

Bora-driven surge event on the Adriatic coast, very unusual for this region.

Storm "Christine" on Atlantic Coast (2014)

Initiated in response to coastal alerts raised via meteoalarm for 3/3/14. This is mainly affecting the French and Spanish atlantic coasts, but surges were also forecast for Scotland. Parts of Ireland (e.g. Cork) also flooded, even though they were not directly impacted by the storm. 

Surge in Irish Sea

eSurge Live event, initiated in response to a forecast by the NTSLF storm surge model of a 2m surge in the Irish sea. Due to the surge hitting at low tide, no significant inundation is expected.

Data for this event are available in the eSurge database.

St. Brigid's Day Storm, Strike Four, Storm Darwin, and more...

This extended SEV (Storm Surge Event) covers a number of sequential storms striking the coasts of Ireland and the United Kingdom between early to mid February, 2014. Two of the storms have coincided with Spring tides, causing flooding in many Irish cities, and coastal areas of the United Kingdom.

UK Spring Tide February 2014

This event has been initiated to cover flooding around the North Sea as a result of a high spring tide, high waves and storms.

The main storm surges are expected to occur around the Atlantic coast: see this SEV for data.

For more information see:

Coastal Ireland Storm Surge Event - 6th Jan. 2014

This SEV was initiated following reports of coastal flooding due to exceptionally high tides occurring in Cork City and Galway county, indications of exceptionally high seas affecting Europ

Christmas Series of Surges Ireland & UK

This event was raised in response to this warning from Cork City Council. Satellite data for this event will be made available through the eSurge database.

North sea surge

A major storm surge occurred the North Sea for 5/12/13, with severe coastal innundation. See this news story.