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High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
At 0025UTC 29 February 2020

FINAL 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 0000UTC
Vigorous southwest flow.

AREA AFFECTED
Bounded by 56S122E 56S127E 60S125E 60S120E 56S122E.

FORECAST
Southwesterly quarter winds 30/40 knots, easing below 34 knots after 290600UTC.
Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.