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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning for St Georges Basin

at Sussex Inlet

Issued at 3:29 pm EST on Tuesday 11 August 2020

Flood Warning Number: 18

MINOR FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED AT SUSSEX INLET

St Georges Basin:

No further flooding is expected for St Georges Basin at Sussex Inlet.

St Georges Basin at Sussex Inlet peaked at 0.83 m around 02:00 pm Tuesday below the minor flood level (0.90 m).

Flood Safety Advice:

In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring NSW SES on 132 500.

  • * Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest available place.
  • * Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely to flood.
  • * Avoid being swept away. Stay out of fast-flowing creeks and storm drains.
  • * Never drive, ride or walk through flood water. Flood water can be deceptive and dangerous.

For more emergency information, advice, and access to the latest river heights and rainfall observations and forecasts:

* NSW SES: www.ses.nsw.gov.au

* RMS Live Traffic: www.livetraffic.com

* Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/southcoast.shtml

* Latest NSW Warnings: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/

* Rainfall Forecasts: www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/

* BOM NSW Twitter: www.twitter.com/BOM_NSW

Next Issue:

This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Tomerong Creek 15.98 Steady 02:28 PM TUE 11/08/20
Sussex Inlet 0.80 Steady 03:16 PM TUE 11/08/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts.