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High seas expected along Hawke’s Bay coastline

Published: Wed 17 Aug 2011 03:28 PM
August 17, 2011
High seas expected along Hawke’s Bay coastline
Coastal residents are being advised to expect large swells of 5 – 8 meters to hit the coast of Hawke’s Bay from six o’clock this evening.
The swell could affect property in the Clifton, Te Awanga, Haumoana, Ocean Beach and Waimarama areas and residents are being advised to be prepared to self evacuate if required.
The danger period will run from around 6pm to around 10 o’clock this evening (Wednesday))and again from around 6.30am until around 10.30 tomorrow morning (Thursday) .
Swells of this magnitude will be extremely dangerous. People are advised to avoid the affected areas.
You are advised to tune in to Newstalk ZB 1278am or 90.3 FM or More FM 92.7 FM for updated information.
Information will also be available on www.facebook.com/hastingsdc
In the event you require further help or information please call the Hastings District Council (06) 8715000
ENDS

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