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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for Norfolk Island

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

CANCELLATION Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING SURF
for Norfolk Island.

Issued at 2:27 pm EDT on Friday 26 February 2016.

EX-TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON MOVING AWAY FROM NORFOLK ISLAND DURING TODAY

Weather Situation
Ex-tropical cyclone Winston continues to move westwards away from Norfolk
Island, and is not expected to cause any further severe weather effects.

Waves have now abated to 3-4 metres which is no longer considered to be
damaging surf. Dangerous surf conditions are, however, expected to persist this
afternoon before easing overnight.
The Norfolk Island Police advise you:
* keep clear of fallen powerlines, stay indoors away from windows and keep
children indoors.
* don't walk, ride your bicycle or drive through flood water, and keep clear of
creeks and storm drains.
* Stay out of the water and stay well away from surf-exposed areas.


For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the Norfolk Island Police on 977


No further warnings will be issued for this event.

This warning is available through Radio broadcasts and the Bureau's website at
www.bom.gov.au. All Ocean Wind Warnings for the Norfolk Island region are
issued by the New Zealand Met Service, and are also available on the Bureau's
website.
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