Coastal Waters Wind Warning Sample

EXAMPLE ONLY - THIS IS NOT A WARNING


IDT20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

PRIORITY

Coastal Waters Wind Warning
For Central West, Southwest and Southeast Coast waters between Sandy Cape and Tasman Island
Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Monday 12 July 2004

Synoptic Situation
A minor cold front will reach the west this evening, then clear the east early tomorrow morning. A more major front will approach the southwest late tomorrow.

Gale Warning
for SOUTHWEST COAST, Southeast Cape to Low Rocky Point
Westerly winds 15 to 25 knots, locally 30 knots in the south, tending northwesterly late in the day and increasing to 30 to 40 knots, 45 knots in the south in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 metres increasing to 3 to 5 metres. West to southwest swell 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 3 to 3 to 4 metres tomorrow.

Strong Wind Warning
for SOUTHEAST COAST, Tasman Island to South East Cape
Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots, turning west to southwesterly at 15 to 25 knots early this evening, 30 knots offshore tomorrow. Winds tending northwesterly late tomorrow and increasing to 20 to 30 knots in the evening. Seas to 2 metres, 3 metres offshore. Southwest swell 1.5 to 2 metres, increasing to 3 metres in the south tomorrow.

Strong Wind Warning
for CENTRAL WEST COAST, Low Rocky Point to Sandy Cape
West to southwesterly winds 15 to 25 knots, tending northwesterly and increasing to 20 to 30 knots late tomorrow. Seas near 2 metres, increasing late tomorrow. Southwest swell 1.5 to 2 metres increasing to 3 to 4 metres tomorrow.

The next warning will be issued by 11:00 pm EST Monday.

Please be aware
Wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

(Information section)

EXAMPLE ONLY - THIS IS NOT A WARNING

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