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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

CANCELLATION Severe Weather Warning
for Lord Howe Island.

Issued at 10:47 am EST on Sunday 19 July 2015.

Weather Situation
The deep low that produced the heavy swell at Lord Howe Island is now well east
of New Zealand. Computer model guidance suggests that the swell is decreasing.

Damaging surf conditions with waves exceeding 5 metres in the surf zone are no
longer expected though dangerous surf conditions, hazardous for surfing,
swimming and rock fishing will continue today.
The NSW State Emergency Service advise you:
-Stay out of the water and stay well away from surf-exposed areas.

For emergency help ring Lord Howe Island Police on [02] 6563 2199.
No further warnings will be issued for this event.

This warning is available through radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at
www.bom.gov.au and via phone number 1300 659 218.

The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being
broadcast regularly.
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