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Republic of the Philippines
EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA
1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia

Surf Advisory for Queensland from the Bureau of Meteorology

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The Philippine Embassy in Australia wishes to share the following Hazardous Surf advisory for Queensland from the Bureau of Meteorology:

Hazardous Surf Warning for:

Capricornia Coast, Hervey Bay, Fraser Island Coast, Sunshine Coast Waters, Moreton Bay and Gold Coast Waters

Safety Advice

  • People should consider staying out of the water and avoid walking near surf-exposed areas.
  • Rock fishers should avoid coastal rock platforms exposed to the ocean and seek a safe location that is sheltered from the surf.
  • Boaters planning to cross shallow water and ocean bars should consider changing or delaying their voyage.
  • Boaters already on the water should carry the appropriate safety equipment and wear a lifejacket.
  • Boaters should remember to log on with their local radio base and consider their safety management plan.

For updates on Cyclone Oma, please visit: http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/hazardoussurf.shtml

The Embassy strongly advises the Filipino community in Queensland to observe the above warning and safety advice.

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