Marine warning for Derwent Estuary

THERE IS A MARINE TSUNAMI WARNING CURRENT FOR TASMANIA. 

Marine Warning: Northern Tip of Flinders Island to South East Cape.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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TSUNAMI WARNING NUMBER 1 FOR TASMANIA Issued by the Joint Australian Tsunami
Warning Centre (JATWC) at 9PM AEDT on Saturday 15 January 2022
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TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT
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SUMMARY: Tsunami warning for Tasmania

MARINE THREAT: For the marine environment from northern tip of Flinders Island to South East Cape including east of Flinders Island, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast, South East Coast, D’Entrecasteaux Channel, Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay.

There is the possibility of DANGEROUS RIPS, WAVES AND STRONG OCEAN CURRENTS, AND SOME LOCALISED OVERFLOW ONTO THE IMMEDIATE FORESHORE commencing after 10pm Saturday and persisting for several hours.

While evacuations are not necessary for Marine Threat areas, people in these areas are advised to get out of the water and move away from the immediate water’s edge.

The NEXT UPDATE will be issued by 10:30PM on Saturday 15 January 2022

For latest and further information on tsunami warnings, please call 1300 TSUNAMI
(1300 878 626) or visit www.bom.gov.au/tsunami

FOR URGENT EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE call 000
FOR EMERGENCY SERVICE ADVICE or GENERAL ASSISTANCE call:
TASMANIA STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE on 131 444

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