Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Cancellation of Coastal Hazard Warning

for Mid North Coast, Hunter, Metropolitan and Illawarra Forecast Districts.

Issued at 2:31 pm Monday, 17 June 2024.


Damaging surf conditions no longer occuring along the central NSW coast.

Weather Situation
A Tasman low currently well offshore the NSW coast is generating a large south to southeasterly swell. Wave heights have have now started to ease and are no longer to expected to damaging.
cancellation of coastal hazard warning for the following areas:
Mid North Coast, Hunter, Metropolitan and Illawarra
Coastal hazards are no longer occurring in NSW.
The immediate threat of coastal hazards has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
A Hazardous Surf warning remains for the NSW coast http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/hazardoussurf.shtml
A significant wave height of 5.8m was recorded on the Eden wave buoy
A significant wave height of 5.6m was recorded on the Port Kembla wave buoy
A significant wave height of 5.2m was recorded on the Sydney wave buoy


The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Don't walk, ride or drive through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
* Stay vigilant and monitor conditions. Note that the landscape may have changed following bushfires.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 210. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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