IDY21020 40:2:1:04:70S125E35045:01:00 SECURITE High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10 Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC At 0619UTC 29 February 2020 GALE WARNING FOR SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN AREAS 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. SITUATION AT 0600UTC Vigorous westerly flow on northern side of low 956hPa near 59S159E. Low forecast 962hPa near 62S167E at 291200UTC and 960hPa 62S167E at 291800UTC. AREA AFFECTED Bounded by 49S147E 55S143E 57S160E 51S160E 49S147E. FORECAST Clockwise winds 35/45 knots around low, easing below 34 knots west of 150E by 291200UTC and throughout warning area by 291800UTC. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.