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IDY21020
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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.