Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Severe Weather Warning
for Damaging Surf
for Lord Howe Island.

Issued at 10:17 pm EDT on Tuesday 16 January 2018.

HEADLINE: HIGH SEAS TO CONTINUE AT LORD HOWE ISLAND INTO WEDNESDAY.

Weather Situation
A deep low pressure system over the central Tasman Sea is directing persitent
strong southerly winds and generating a large swell that's affecting the island.

Damaging surf conditions, with waves exceeding 5 metres in the surf zone, are
likely to produce significant beach erosion this evening and during Wednesday.
The sea water level may exceed the highest tide of the year.
The NSW State Emergency Service advise you:

* Check your property regularly for erosion or inundation by sea water, and if
necessary raise goods and electrical items.

* Stay out of the water and stay well away from surf-exposed areas.

For emergency help, ring the Lord Howe Island Police on [02] 6563 2199.


The next warning will be issued by 11pm EDST Tuesday 16th January, 2018.

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