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 Tasmanian - High Level Warnings, Watches and Advisories.

  Tasmanian - Severe Weather Warnings :


Could not find any Severe Weather Warnings for the South East area on the Bureau of Meterology site.
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  Tasmanian - Severe Weather Warnings - TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST :


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IDT21038
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

Severe Weather Warning
for ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES

For people in King Island and parts of Furneaux Islands, North East, North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:01 pm Tuesday, 14 August 2018.

ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES ALONG THE NORTH COAST OF TASMANIA WEDNESDAY.

Weather Situation: A very vigorous northwesterly stream will coincide with high tide early on Wednesday morning.

ABNORMALLY HIGH TIDES which may cause sea water flooding of low lying areas are likely along the north coast, Bass Strait islands and Tamar River during the WEDNESDAY morning high tide between 2am and 3am, and the WEDNESDAY afternoon high tide between 2:30pm and 3:30pm.

Water levels could exceed the highest standard (astronomical) tide of the year by 30 to 40 cm during the morning high tide on WEDNESDAY, with tides expected to reach similar levels during the afternoon tide as well.

Strong northwesterly winds on Wednesday coinciding with high tide may lead to some coastal erosion.

Locations which may be affected include Devonport, Burnie, Currie, Smithton, Launceston and Whitemark.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Supervise children closely.
* Check that family and neighbours are aware of warnings.
* Manage pets and livestock.
* Do not walk, ride or drive through flood waters.
* Be prepared in case of power outages and report any outages to TasNetworks on 132 004.
* Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.


The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 pm AEST Tuesday.

Warnings are 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 warnings being broadcast regularly.


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IDT21037
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS

For people in King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:01 pm Tuesday, 14 August 2018.

DAMAGING NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OVER TASMANIA TUESDAY EVENING AND WEDNESDAY.

Weather Situation: A vigorous cold front will cross Tasmania early on Wednesday, with northwesterly winds strengthening during Tuesday ahead of it. Winds remain very strong and gusty behind the front until decreasing Wednesday evening.

DAMAGING NORTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 100 km/h are likely from TUESDAY about southern, eastern and central Tasmania in the evening, increasing further overnight.

DAMAGING NORTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 110 to 120 km/h are likely from early morning WEDNESDAY. Isolated wind gusts exceeding 120 km/h are possible about elevated areas, and in thunderstorms about the north and west coasts.

Winds are expected to ease Wednesday evening.

Note that saturated soils in northern and western Tasmania may make trees more susceptible to falling in strong winds.

Locations which may be affected include Devonport, Burnie, Launceston, St Helens, Swansea, Strahan, New Norfolk and Hobart.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Supervise children closely.
* Check that family and neighbours are aware of warnings.
* Manage pets and livestock.
* Secure outdoor items including furniture and play equipment.
* Be prepared in case of power outages and report any outages to TasNetworks on 132 004.
* 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 emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.


The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 pm AEST Tuesday.

Warnings are 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 warnings being broadcast regularly.


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532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the
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More info on the Bureau of Meterology website


  Tasmanian - Severe Thunderstorm Warnings :


Could not find any Severe Thunderstorm Warnings for the South East area on the Bureau of Meterology site.
See BOM for more information


  Tasmanian - Fire Ban Status : Currently NO Fire Bans Declared

  Tasmanian - Fire Danger Status : 0 None Reported By BoM or TFS

  Tasmanian - Fire Permit Status :    A fire permit can be obtained by free calling 1800 000 699


NOTE: You are reminded that fire restrictions apply throughout the fire season. Permit periods are usually in force during the dry summer period from November to March although this will vary from year to year depending on the dryness of the vegetation and the fire danger. Based on the latter, Tasmania is Currently Not in Fire Season! NOTE: For information on FIRE BANS, please contact the Tasmanian Fire Service (TFS) Hotline on 1800 000 699 or visit the Tasmanian Fire Service web site. Additional Weather related information is also available through the Bureau of Meteorology web site.


  Tasmanian (State Wide) Fire Related Incidents :


Disclaimer: This information is extracted from the Tasmania Fire Service's Fire Incident Response Management (FIRM) system. This information is not necessarily 'real time' information, but is provided as a general indication of current activity.

During outages of the TFS Website members of the public should refer to their ABC Local Radio for bushfire information and updates.


  Tasmanian - Coastal Wind Warnings :


IDT20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania
Issued at 4:05 pm EST on Tuesday 14 August 2018
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 15 August 2018.

Wind Warnings for Tuesday 14 August
Storm Force Wind Warning for the following area:
South West Coast
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Far North West Coast, South East Coast and Central West Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Channel,
Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island,
Upper East Coast and Lower East Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following areas:
Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 15 August
Storm Force Wind Warning for the following area:
South West Coast
Gale Warning for the following areas:
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, Storm Bay and Channel
Small Craft Alert for the following areas:
Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:00 am EST Wednesday.

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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast at
http://www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts/map.shtml for information on wind, wave and
weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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  Tasmanian and National - Tsunami Warnings :


Could not find any Tsunami Warnings in place for Tasmania on the Bureau of Meterology site. See BOM for more information

NOTE: For information on Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre, please visit the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre web site. Which is operated by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and Geoscience Australia. For more information on the Australian Tsunami Warning System, please visit the Australian Tsunami Warning System web site.


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Tasmanian Emergency Services

www.police.tas.gov.au
Tasmania Police Service
www.fire.tas.gov.au
Tasmania Fire Service
www.ses.tas.gov.au
State Emergency Service (SES) - Tasmania
www.dhhs.tas.gov.au
Tasmanian Ambulance Service

Tasmanian Emergency Numbers

Life
Threatening

000
TAS Police
Assistance
131 444
Crime
1800 333 000
TAS Fire (TFS)
General
03 62 308 600
Permits
1800 000 699
TAS (SES)
Assistance
132 500
TAS Ambulance
Assistance
1800 008 008
AURORA
Fallen Power
and Outages
132 004
GAS Issues
180 2 111
ASTHMA (TAS)
Assistance
1800 278 462