For any one local to west Sussex , it looks like its going to get worse before it clears
as below from the BBC website 5 January 2014 Last updated at 11:44
A beach in West Sussex has been cordoned off after strong tides breached sea defences.
Solent Coastguard said flood defences at Pagham Beach, near Chichester, had been breached and part of the shingle bank washed away.
People have been urged to keep away from the area which is very dangerous, a spokesman said.
Coastguards, police, the Environment Agency and Arun council were at the scene overnight.
“The safety message from all the agencies is that this is a hazardous area and there is no reason for members of the public to be down there,” a coastguard spokesman said.
BBC reporter Simon Jenkins said large areas of the shingle bank and large boulders, which all formed part of a recently completed flood defence scheme, had been washed away over the past week.
Travel reports said Harbour Road, near Lagoon Road, had been closed because of coastal flooding.
Other parts of the Sussex coastline have seen cliffs collapse during storms and tidal surges.
A 9ft (3m) stretch of cliff at Birling Gap went into the sea on Saturday, and part of a cliff collapsed into the waves at Rock-a-Nore, near Hastings, on Friday.
The Environment Agency has warned the south coast remains at risk of coastal flooding throughout the weekend and early into next week.
Credit to ” lou lou ” for finding the link
Valentines Day Update , Its getting silly down in this part of the world, it seems a s though this little part of Sussex has been forgotten as it’s not ” on Thames ”
That is not to detract from the horrible things people in the ” Surrey / Middlesex ” area are experiencing, or the ongoing horrible things in the west country ,
But http://www.bognor.co.uk/news/local/video-commitment-made-to-pagham-s-beach-1-5876209 is this just a bit late
and what good does ” coming to see it ” do what it needs is some Major funding http://www.bognor.co.uk/news/eric-pickles-wants-to-see-pagham-beach-erosion-1-5870346