Ocean Wind Warnings Sample

EXAMPLE ONLY - THIS IS NOT A WARNING

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SECURITE
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology Melbourne
AT 2328UTC 03 DECEMBER 2008
GALE WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN AREA  
 
PLEASE BE AWARE 
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum
waves may be up to twice the height.
 
Situation
Low approaching west of area, forecast 993 hPa near 41S136E at
041200UTC, then 994 hPa near 42S138E at 041800UTC, and then 996 hPa near 43S141E
at 050001UTC.
 
Area Affected
Within 300 nm of Low centre, in eastern quadrant. 
 
Forecast
Northeast to northwest winds 30/40 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate
swell. 
 
WEATHER MELBOURNE

EXAMPLE ONLY - THIS IS NOT A WARNING

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