Marine Weather Warnings - Coastal Wind Warning
New South Wales
Coastal Waters Wind Warning
for New South Wales waters between Port Kembla and Gabo Island.
Issued at 10:52 am EDT on Wednesday 3 April 2013.
Please be aware
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum
waves may be up to twice the height.
The trough associated with the cold front moving through the Tasman Sea has
Cancelled coastal wind warning for New South Wales waters between Port Kembla
and Gabo Island
Winds not expected to exceed 25 knots.
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
More detailed information about local wind speed and direction and wave
information is available in the Coastal Waters Forecast.
Please note: coastal wind warnings now contain details of the highest average
wind speeds and highest combined sea and swell heights expected during the
warning period. More detailed sea and swell information will continue to be
provided within the Coastal Waters Forecast. See the Bureau's marine site at
www.bom.gov.au/marine for more information.
Parts of New South Wales have been warned to prepare for wild weather overnight as a low-pressure system from Tasmania gets set to batter northern parts of the state.
Three adults and two young children have been rescued by helicopter after becoming trapped in floodwaters in Huonville, south-east of Tasmania.
Power may not be restored to Eyre Peninsula homes until the early hours of the morning after twin tornadoes and wild weather caused significant damage to transmission towers in South Australia.