Flooding likely as Galway City Council closes car parks

Galway Daily news Met Eireann warns of

Galway City Council has warned of high spring tides in the coming days which will likely lead to some wave overtopping in Salthill.

As a precaution, Toft Park and Silverstrand carparks closed at 5pm on Tuesday and the main car park in Salthill will be closed from 10pm.

Localised flooding is also possible around the Docks and Spanish Arch during high tide periods from tomorrow morning Wednesday through to high tide on Thursday morning.

Road users in these areas are advised to proceed with caution.

Galway City Council crews will be on standby and will be monitoring during both this evening’s high tide and tomorrow morning’s high tide.

The Public are advised not to park in either of these car parks after those times until further notice.

High tide times of note

Wednesday 22 March at 5.15am

Wednesday 22 March at 5.45pm

Thursday 23 March at 5.30am

Thursday 23 March at 5.45pm

As forecasted weather and tidal conditions are variable at this time, Galway City Council is continuing to monitor the situation closely and will provide updates.