COWES seafront and Newport Harbour have flooded this morning (Wednesday).

As reported, the Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for the Isle of Wight and urged people to be prepared.

It warned tide levels would be very high and could come close to seafront properties in Cowes and Yarmouth.

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County Press photographer Paul Blackley took these pictures showing the flooding at Egypt Esplanade, Cowes, and Newport Harbour.