Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
Severe Weather Warning
for damaging surf
for people in the Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast forecast districts
Issued at 11:12 pm EST on Friday 24 May 2013.
VERY HEAVY SURF IS EXPECTED TO EASE GRADUALLY DURING SATURDAY.
A low pressure system just northeast of Coffs Harbour is moving steadily to the northeast and heavy rain and winds have eased.
Very heavy surf which may lead to localised damage and coastal erosion is forecast for the Mid North Coast forecast district and parts of the Northern Rivers forecast district. Beach conditions in these areas could be dangerous and people should stay well away from the surf and surf exposed areas.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
For emergency help in floods and storms, ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.
The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EST Saturday.
This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218.
The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.