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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania
Issued at 5:01 am EST on Tuesday 29 July 2014
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 30 July 2014.

Wind Warnings for Tuesday 29 July
Storm Force Wind Warning for the following area:
South West Coast
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Derwent Estuary, Channel, Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks
Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island, Upper East Coast, Lower
East Coast, South East Coast and Central West Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay and Storm Bay
Small Craft Alert for the following areas:
Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 30 July
Storm Force Wind Warning for the following area:
South West Coast
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Channel, Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin
Sound, East of Flinders Island, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast, South East
Coast and Central West Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay and Storm Bay
Small Craft Alert for the following areas:
Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:05 pm EST Tuesday.

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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Severe Weather Warning
for damaging winds
for people in the King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central
North, North East, Western and Central Plateau forecast districts.

Issued at 4:13 am EST on Tuesday 29 July 2014.

For areas west of a line from Eddystone Point to Liawenee to South East Cape

Weather Situation
An area of low pressure lies to the southwest of Tasmania with a number of
embedded troughs in a west to northwesterly airstream to cross Tasmania today.

Damaging west to northwest winds around 55 km/h with gusts of 100 km/h are
forecast for the King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central
North, North East and Western forecast districts and parts of the Central
Plateau forecast district. Gusts of 110km/h are possible with thunderstorms.
Winds are expected to ease for a period from late morning but damaging gusts
are expected to redevelop later.

During Monday evening, thunderstorms caused wind damage about Burnie, Turners
Beach, Ulverstone, Devonport and Latrobe.

The State Emergency Service and Tasmania Police advise that people should:
- Supervise children closely
- Secure outdoor items including furniture and play equipment
- Check that family and neighbours are aware of warnings
- Manage pets and livestock
- Be prepared in case of power outages
- Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving
- Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice
For flood and storm emergency assistance, contact the SES on 132 500
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EST Tuesday.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 216. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT
a Flood Warning.

INITIAL FLOOD WATCH FOR ALL NORTHERN RIVER BASINS
Issued at 2:56 pm EST on Monday 28 July 2014
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Initial Flood Watch for all northern river basins.


A series of active cold fronts crossing the State will bring moderate to
locally heavy rainfall about the west and north of Tasmania over the next
several days.

Rainfall totals in the range of 20 to 45 mm are expected to occur about the
north of Tasmania overnight Monday, with additional significant falls likely to
occur on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Northern catchments are saturated and forecast rainfall is expected to cause
stream and river rises and localised flooding during Tuesday and Wednesday.

Minor flooding is possible in some rivers from Tuesday afternoon onwards and
catchment specific warnings will be issued if and when required.

Note: The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning service for
all catchments covered by this flood watch.

FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.

Weather Forecast:
Showers. The chance of thunderstorms on Tuesday morning.

Next Issue:
The next flood watch will be issued by 10:00 am on Tuesday 29 July 2014.

For the latest rainfall and river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood

 
     
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