The water levels of the North Sea, Weser and Elbe can deviate significantly from normal high water on Monday morning. On the coast, gusts of wind up to force nine can be expected at times, said a BSH spokesman.
Police and fire brigade are required. The Hamburg fish market is under water, trains and ferries are canceled. And on the North Sea, seafarers have to abseil onto a freighter when the wind is force 10.