Source: Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 4:19 am Monday, 10 June 2024.

Damaging winds impacting northern and western Tasmania from early Tuesday morning.

Weather Situation: A vigorous cold front will pass over Tasmania on Tuesday afternoon. A band of strong northwesterly flow ahead of it will move across Tasmania in the morning, resulting in damaging winds for northern and western parts of the state.

Strong northwesterly winds averaging around 60 km/h with DAMAGING WIND GUSTS in excess of 100 km/h are likely over northern and western districts including the Furneaux Islands, North East, Central North, North West Coast, Western, and parts of the East Coast, Central Plateau, Upper Derwent Valley and South East districts, beginning early Tuesday morning.

Damaging winds are forecast to ease below warning thresholds by Tuesday evening.

Locations which may be affected include Devonport, Burnie, St Helens, Strahan, 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 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 for further advice.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.