Ocean Wind Warning 1

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HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology National Meteorological and Oceanographic
Centre
AT 0134UTC 28 AUGUST 2014
GALE WARNING FOR WESTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN AREAS.
 
PLEASE BE AWARE 
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum
waves may be up to twice the height.
 
Situation
Vigorous northerly flow associated with a cold front near 34S110E 38S114E
50S122E at 280001UTC. Forecast 34S112E 39S118E 45S122E 50S125E at 280600UTC,
33S112E 41S122E 50S128E at 281200UTC, 35S117E 43S125E 50S129E at 281800UTC and
35S118E 42S126E 50S131E at 290001UTC.

Low 988 hPa forecast developing near 47S119E at 281800UTC and 984 hPa near
48S120E at 290001UTC.
 
Area Affected
Area 1: Bounded by 40S121E 34S111E 34S114E 40S123E 46S131E 46S128E 40S121E.
Area 2: Bounded by 46S126E 50S132E 50S122E 47S118E 44S118E 46S126E.
 
Forecast
Area 1: N/NW winds 30/40 knots developing within 120nm east of front, north of
39S by 280600UTC, north of 42S by 281200UTC, north of 44S by 281800UTC and north
of 46S by 290001UTC. Winds easing below 34 knots north of 40S by 281800UTC and
north of 43S by 290001UTC. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Area 2: N/NW winds 30/40 knots east of front, contracting to south of 48S by
280600UTC then easing below 34 knots throughout by 280900UTC. Clockwise winds
30/40 knots developing within 180nm of low in the northeastern semicircle after
281800UTC. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.



 
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