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Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for TAS

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Cancellation of
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the South East forecast district.

Issued at 9:47 pm EST on Sunday 10 August 2014.

Abnormally high tides and damaging surf are no longer expected in the southeast forecast district.

Weather Situation
An active south to southwesterly stream will gradually ease, with south to
southwesterly swells expected to decrease, as a high over the Bight slowly
tracks eastwards.

The Severe Weather Warning for the South East forecast district has been
cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings
will be issued if necessary.

At 3pm Maatsuyker Island swell was 6 metres and Bruny Island 4 metres.

The State Emergency Service and Tasmania Police advise that people should:
- Supervise children closely
- Do not walk, ride or drive through flood waters
- Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving
- Listen to the ABC radio or check for further advice
For flood and storm emergency assistance, contact the SES on 132 500
No further warnings will be issued for this event.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at or call 1300 659 216. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.

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