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SECURITE
High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
At 1155UTC 18 October 2021

GALE WARNING FOR SOUTHERN AREA

SITUATION AT 1200UTC
Vigorous southwesterly flow.

AREA AFFECTED
Bounded by 60S140E 63S140E 61S160E 53S160E 60S140E.

FORECAST
Southwest quarter winds 30/40 knots easing below 34 knots west of 150E by
190300UTC and throughout area by 191200UTC. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate
to heavy swell.

PLEASE BE AWARE
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger
than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum
waves can be twice the forecast height.


The next alert will be issued by 1900 UTC 18 October 2021