Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of South East and East Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 3:40 pm Sunday, 28 February 2021.
DAMAGING SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST TASMANIA DURING MONDAY EVENING

Weather Situation:
Strong southwesterly winds develop across parts of southeastern Tasmania during Monday evening as a low pressure centre moves to the east of the state. Winds ease Tuesday morning.
DAMAGING SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS, averaging 50 to 60 km/h with peak gusts around 100 km/h, are expected to develop across parts of southeast Tasmania during Monday evening. Winds are expected to ease early Tuesday.

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 www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice.