Source: Bureau of Meteorology

South Coast Forecast District.

Issued at 4:15 am Tuesday, 6 June 2017.


A low pressure system is expected to form offshore near to the New South Wales coast today as a cold front moves over the Tasman Sea, causing strong winds to develop along the south coast of NSW.

DAMAGING WINDS, up to 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h are possible along the coastal fringe from early this afternoon.

Winds are expected to ease late this evening as the low moves away to the northeast.

Locations which may be affected include Batemans Bay, Eden, Bega, Moruya Heads, Narooma and Merimbula.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move vehicles under cover or away from trees.
* Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony.
* Keep at least 8 metres away from fallen power lines or objects that may be energised, such as fences.
* Report fallen power lines to either Ausgrid on 131 388, or Endeavour Energy on 131 003 or Essential Energy on 132 080, as shown on your power bill.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.