Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, Central Plateau and parts of North West Coast, Central North and Midlands Forecast Districts.

Issued at 10:51 am Sunday, 15 April 2018.

DAMAGING WINDS for much of Tasmania on MONDAY MORNING.

A low passes to the south as a vigorous cold front crosses Tasmania during Monday morning.

DAMAGING WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 100 to 110 km/h are likely during the early hours of Monday morning.

Peak gusts may reach 120 km/h about the south and the Central Plateau.

Winds are expected to ease slightly later on Monday morning, but remain fresh and gusty.

Locations which may be affected include Devonport, St Helens, Swansea, Bicheno, Orford, Strahan, Queenstown, New Norfolk, Bothwell, Hobart, Geeveston and Dover.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* 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.
* 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.