‘immediately after high water, the tide, as usual, began to ebb, when all at once it veered round, and flowed so fast as at a two hour flood for the space of nearly an hour, event of this nature not remembered to have happened before’
A storm combined with high tide caused flooding at this event (Hickey, 1997).
No known sources of information.
Receptor and Consequence
There was flooding in Kirkcudbright harbour and Portsoy harbour during this event (Hickey, 1997).
|Loss of life||*|
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|Ports||Kirkcudbright harbour and Portsoy harbour flooded.|
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*No known sources of information available
- Hickey, K. R. (1997). Documentary records of coastal storms in Scotland, 1500-1991 A.D. Coventry University. Available at: https://curve.coventry.ac.uk/open/file/aa6dfd04-d53f-4741-1bb7-bdf99fb153be/1/hick1comb.pdf.