Minor Flood Warning | Warning to Sheep Graziers | Damaging Winds Warning | Gale Warning (click for the latest updates and for the full marine wind warnings)
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS
Strong and gusty southwesterly winds will increase during Wednesday evening as a cold front crosses Tasmania.
* 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.
Warning to Sheep Graziers
Initial Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent
River Derwent above River Ouse:
River Derwent above Meadowbank Dam:
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam:
Flood Safety Advice:
Latest River Heights:
|Location||Height of River (m)||Tendency||Date/Time of Observation|
|River Derwent below Lake St Clair||2.19||Steady||10:00 AM WED 21/08/19|
|River Ouse at Ashton||0.93||Rising||10:00 AM WED 21/08/19|
|River Ouse at 3B Weir||0.79||Steady||10:00 AM WED 21/08/19|
|River Clyde at Bothwell||0.07||Steady||10:00 AM WED 21/08/19|
|River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam||3.77||Steady||10:15 AM WED 21/08/19|
|River Derwent at Macquarie Plains||2.18||Rising||10:25 AM WED 21/08/19|
|Tyenna River at Newbury||1.51||Falling||10:15 AM WED 21/08/19|
|Styx River at Bruces Bridge||1.50||Falling||10:29 AM WED 21/08/19|
|River Derwent at New Norfolk||1.03||Falling||10:22 AM WED 21/08/19|
Marine Wind Warning Summary
for the period until midnight Thursday 22 August 2019.
Wind Warnings for Wednesday 21 August
Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Central Plateau Lakes, 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, South West Coast and Central West Coast
Derwent Estuary, Channel and South West Lakes
Wind Warnings for Thursday 22 August
Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Channel, Central Plateau Lakes, 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, South West Coast and Central West Coast
South West Lakes