High Water - Port of Delfzijl partly flooded.


During the Westerly storm on 26th of December 2016 the port of Delfzijl partly flooded during the evening floottide. At the port an level of 3.9 mtr above NAP was exepected. For that reason authorities also closed the barriers in the dike which are protecting the city of Delfzijl for flooding. Around 21:00 hrs the Handelskade quay flooded by an level of 3.31 mtr above NAP. A lot of people came to the port for a view of the flooding.