Storm Callum and sea level rise in Clew Bay 12102018

Storm Callum reached its peak in Clew Bay on friday morning (12102018). Flooding occurred at Westport Quay caused by the spring tide and south west wind (11 metres per second). If the wind had come from the west the flooding at Westport Quay would have been greater. Wind gusts of 110km/hour were forecast. The strongest gustContinue reading “Storm Callum and sea level rise in Clew Bay 12102018”

2018 Serial storms hit Clew Bay

January is the month of serial winter storms. Clew Bay’s inner islands protect the coast between Westport and Newport from the wrath of these North Atlantic storms. Bertra, the local Blue flag beach at the foot of Croagh Patrick has been hard hit again. A boulder beach has covered the tarmac access road to theContinue reading “2018 Serial storms hit Clew Bay”

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