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IDY21020
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High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
At 1745UTC 3 August 2020

GALE WARNING FOR SOUTHERN AREA

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 1800UTC
Vigorous northwesterly flow developing.

AREA AFFECTED
Bounded by 49S080E 50S102E 62S102E 60S080E.

FORECAST
Northwest quarter winds 30/40 knots developing west of 88E after 040000UTC and
extending throughout by 041200UTC. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy
swell.