Wild winds and cold snap headed our way

Winds up to 80km/h and peaking up to 110km/h are expected for the South Coast on Tuesday.

Winds up to 80km/h and peaking up to 110km/h are expected for the South Coast on Tuesday.

BATTEN down the hatches, the weather is set to turn nasty in the next couple of days, with strong winds and icy conditions.

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning with winds up to 80km/h, and peak gusts up to 110km/h, predicted for the south Coast on Tuesday.

A vigorous frontal system is crossing the state bringing with it a cold front including cyclone-strength winds.

According to the bureau, a tropical category one cyclone brings wind gusts over open flat land of 90-125 km/h.

Northwesterly winds will strengthen during the day and are expected to affect coastal districts by Tuesday afternoon.

A marine wind warning has also been issued for the region.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should move vehicles under cover or away from trees, secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony and keep clear of fallen power lines.

For emergency help ring your local SES Unit on 132 500.

The one upside is the Snowy Mountains is also experiencing these conditions and for the snow lovers, blizzards are expected to drop 40cm of snow.

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